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Mar. 26, 2018

Jewish organizations encourage retelling the Passover story with trivia cards

This article originally appeared on Religion News Service on March 26, 2018.

By RNS Staff

(RNS) — Quick: “Why do Jews from Gibraltar sprinkle brick dust into their Passover haroset dish?”

Or, “Why do Middle Eastern Jewish families whip themselves with scallions at the seder table?”

The trivia place cards were created by Be’chol Lashon or “In Every Tongue,” an advocacy organization for Jewish ethnic, cultural and racial inclusiveness, and Repair the World, a Jewish service organization.

“We want folks to think about what makes us free today,” said Laura Belinfante, director of digital campaigns for Repair the World. “How can we commit to a place of shared freedom?”

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