Passover Kosher Products List
The 1966 edition of the Passover
Kosher Products Directory of the
(Copyright, 1966, JTA, Inc.)
Union of Orthodox Jewish Congre-
gations of America, containing a
soles of their shoes and at every there are parades with floats de- record 32 pages of listings of rab-
mention of the hated name there picting biblical scenes, festivals
was vigorous stomping and rub- and dances for the grown-ups. At
bing. All day the children were night comes the climax—the "Seu-
busy carrying "Shalach Moness," dah" or festive dinner, like this
exchange of gifts, on a plate cov- one:
ered with a white napkin, to rela-
Fetch, cabbage or sauerkraut soup,
tives and friends who would take stuffed breast of veal, carrots, sweet-
and prune tzimmes, Hammenta-
a single piece and replace it with potato
tea or black coffee.
a gift of their own. Wandering min- shen (poppyseed),
Carrots, Sweetpotato and
strels, dressed in outlandish cos-
lb. sour prunes
tumes called "Purim Shpiller" 1 1 lb.
carrots (cut in 1/2-inch circles)
would drift in and out of homes 1 lb. sweetpotatoes
water or to cover all ingredients
and noisily proclaim the occasion
salt, pepper, brown sugar to taste
with an introductory ditty: "Haint
(1/2 cup to start)
is Purim, tomorrow, Morgen iz ois, 1 /2 slices
1 lemon (optional)
Git mir a Groschen, un varft mir
Arrange carrots, prunes and sweet-
in layers with salt, very little
arois." (Today is Purim, tomorrow potatoes
pepper, brown sugar, honey and lemon
no more, hand me a Groschen, and between each layer, cover with water,
and simmer about two hours.
show me the door.) This would be cover
May thicken gravy with 2 tablespoons
followed by a brief and hilarious flour diluted in 1/2 cup cold water about
presentation of a scene from a 3 , q of an hour Hammentashen
folk-play, usually about Purim, in
Dough: 2 cups flour, 1/2 teaspoon bak-
ing powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt sifted to-
which all parts, even that of the gether.
Add /2 cup of margarine and
beauteous Queen Esther, were blend with a 1 pastry blender or cut
with two knives (one in each hand)
played by bearded men. If possible, cutting
in apposite directions, add two
the part would be taken by a beard- eggs, 1/2 cup of sugar and rind and
1 lemon. Work together until
less youth who would brush his
is formed. Add cold water if
"payoth" behind his ears for the dough
necessary, adding 1 tablespoon at a
Place dough on board and roll
occasion. When no such youth was time.
1/4-inch thick. Cut with large round
available it did not matter if the cookie cutter pinch top and each side
to form a tricornered cookie.
part was played by a bearded adult together
with following filling, brush with
who would simply cover his beard Fill
egg yolk beaten with 1 tablespoon
water. Bake at 375 degrees for thirty
with a shawl. In Israel today, whE:re minutes:
Purim is celebrated for four d iys,
Filling: 1 cup poppy seeds ground fine
Add 1 table-
something of this carnival spirit is boiled in 1/2 cup water.
spoon lemon juice, 1/2 cup honey, 1/4 cup
caught when boys and girls are chopped nuts. If not thick enough add
decked out in gay costumes and some raisins. Place 1 tablespoon filling
By ROSALIND S. ZUNSER
Purim, the maddest and gayest
of all Jewish holidays, when the
beautiful Queen Esther triumphed
over the wicked Haman, was cele-
brated with abandon by young and
old in the "Shtetl." It was preceded
the night before by the reading of
the "Megillah," which tells the
story of how Queen Esther saved
her people from destruction. The
children were supplied with "Grag-
gers" (noise makers) and whenever
the name of Haman was mentioned
the rattling was loud and boister-
ous. ,Among Oriental Jews it was
customary for the grownups to
chalk the name of Haman on the
T. H. Grant
20010 James CouzensDrive
Detroit 35, Michigan
binically certified Passover foods
and household products, has been
published. Copies are available
without charge on request to Dept.
B, Orthodox Union, 84 Fifth Ave.,
Good Taste in Snack Foods
in each round. Form as stated above.
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