Sunday, June 04, 2023

Delicious recipes, new and free books, family-friendly Haggadah, podcasts
and fresh-baked ‘Matzah Mania Guide’ to help families celebrate Passover 2022.

(Courtesy of PJ Library) Long a trusted resource for Jewish families in more than 35 countries around the world who receive their free books each month, PJ Library offers fresh reading, audio stories and tasty treats for families celebrating Passover.

In the United States alone, more than 240,000 children are receiving new books this month, each providing a carefully curated selection of age-appropriate reading related to Passover. New this year, families will also receive a colorful illustrated “Matzah Mania” fold-out which includes recipes for homemade matzah, matzah trail mix and matzah pizza lasagna, along with ideas for serving a Seder grazing board. The keepsake fold-out also includes information about Seder traditions, and the “Four Questions” of the Passover Seder, which are printed in English and Hebrew.

Let the kids help with Passover cooking with easy holiday recipes—fluffy frittatas, fruit-based breakfast balls, matzo brie, frozen ice cream and even home-made matzah. Find them all and download for free at https://pjlibrary.org/beyond-books/pjblog/march-2021/the-big-list-of-passover-breakfast-ideas

Delicious Passover lunch ideas include cauliflower pizza, Passover rolls, mini kugels and more. Find recipes at: https://pjlibrary.org/beyond-books/pjblog/march-2017/9-passover-lunch-ideas-for-kids

Need more ideas to entertain the kids during Passover? Look at these new PJ Library offerings:


Passover Podcasts

In April, two new Passover-themed episodes of the “PJ Library Presents” podcast network will launch. These new podcasts bring Jewish traditions, culture, holidays, and values to life through engaging audio storytelling. On April 4, “Kiddo Learns About Passover” will be the latest “Afternoons with Mimi” audio story; and “Humpty Dumpty and the Passover Feast” will be the newest tale in the “Beyond the Bookcase” series. Families may listen to the 2022 National Parenting Product Award-winning podcasts on all major streaming sources, and more information can be found at: https://pjlibrary.org/podcast.


Family Friendly Haggadah

PJ Library has become one of the leading sources for family friendly Haggadahs across the United States and beyond with its colorful and kid-friendly illustrated “In Every Generation: A PJ Library Family Haggadah.” Since 2018, the organization has shipped more than 675,000 individual Haggadahs to more than 110,000 PJ Library families—for free. (For non-subscribers, the printed Haggadahs are also available via Amazon.)

PJ Library also offers a digital version which can be downloaded in five languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and French. This Haggadah is available as a free printable PDF from https://pjlibrary.org/haggadah.

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