🤣 How Can Schitt's Creek Help Tell Your Passover Story? 🤣

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It's 7 Weeks Until Passover - Here's What We're Loving 

The Schitt's Creek Haggadah
Laugh along with the Rose Family during their Exodus in the town of Schitt's Creek when you check out one of our most popular haggadot! 
Schitt's Creek Haggadah
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Jewish Disabilities Awareness & Inclusion Month 
February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness & Inclusion Month, a worldwide collaboration to increase the visibility and inclusion of people with disabilities across the Jewish community. 
To celebrate, we're sharing this blog post from
 Dave Cowen. He connects our favorite Biblical character, Moses, with President Joe Biden over their shared speech impairments.
And we're downloading MATAN's multi-sensory Inclusion Haggadah for kids.
EXPLORE HERE
 

Our Pre-Passover Tip of The Week: Tell A Story 
A lot has happened in the past few years. Your Passover seder is the perfect opportunity to make your seder a storytelling evening that is inspired, relevant, meaningful and personal.  Start getting excited about your seder with our Haggadot.com library.

What's A Tiny Purim?

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In this leap year with two Hebrew months of Adar, there's double the joy and double the Purim! This week, we celebrate Purim Katan (Feb 15), or Small Purim. After weeks of winter and years of challenge, Purim Katan is a reminder that we can find joy everywhere.

Purim Katan doesn't have to feel tiny. Bring in a little extra joy with Purim Mask Coloring Pages4-Minute Purim Quiz or a Guide to Self-Care on Purim or enjoy a festive meal.
 

Purim Mask Coloring Pages
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Calling All Community Creators! 

Know someone who's passionate about building relationships and connecting people with meaningful at-home Jewish ritual? 
Haggadot.com is hiring a Community Manager to join our team!

We're seeking digital natives with excellent writing & organizational skills, experience in creating positive customer experiences and a love of Jewish life.
This is a part-time, remote opportunity. 

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Prefer volunteering?  There's still time to help this Passover season by writing for our blog, answering user questions and serving as a community ambassador. 
Email us today!

LEARN MORE & APPLY
 

Speaking Of Festive Meals, There's 8 Weeks Until Passover!

We'll be honest, eating is one of our favorite parts of a seder. The sweet charoset, the matzah ball soup, the pungent maror, we love it all.

Get inspired and start your Passover menu planning today, with our favorite Haggadah clips on FoodRecipes and the Festive Meal.

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Download These Booklets & Create Your Best Holiday

Yiddish Valentines
There's still time to profess your love in two languages with these Yiddish Valentines. 
Purim Megillah
Purim Megillah
Read along in English as Esther becomes queen and saves her people in ancient Persia. 
2021 Favorites Haggadah
Our 2021 Favorites Haggadah
What better way to get ready for 2022 than by looking back on our favorites from last year? 
Comedy Seder
Comedy Seder
It's one of our most popular haggadot for a reason - because everyone loves to laugh! 
Purim Mask Coloring Pages
Purim Mask Coloring Pages
What's the easiest, creative Purim costume? It's our downloadable masks for the whole family!
Minimalist Haggadah
Coloring Book Haggadah
If you can't get enough coloring, or just want to get an early start on Passover, download this fan favorite! 
It's Time For Joy ❤️ With Yiddish Valentines & Seder Planning!

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It's Adar - Here Comes The Joy! 

The Hebrew month of Adar starts tonight, February 1st. It's a whole month intended to bring happiness, and who doesn't need more joy these days? This year is special because it's a leap year and instead of just one extra day, we get an entire bonus month. That's TWO Adars!

We're celebrating this first Adar with our Yiddish Valentine's Day cards. They're ready for you to download, print, fold and share with your special someone.  

Yiddish Valentines Booklet
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This Is Not A Jape - There's 10 Weeks Until Passover!

We assure you, Passover begins on April 15. That means there's a whole extra month to get ready. Start reflecting on your seder intentions with clips that connect to your purpose.

Check out our favorite Haggadah clips on WellnessHumorFeminismLGBTQ IdentitySocial Justice and more

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Volunteer With Us!

Haggadot.com volunteers create a meaningful Passover for our community.
This year, we're recruiting people like you to write for our blog, to answer users' questions, and to share Haggadot.com where you live.

Contact Us to Volunteer this Passover! 

 

Download Our Faves For Passover & Anytime Inspiration

Yiddish Valentines
Tell your beloveds exactly how you feel in two languages with these Yiddish Valentines. 
2021 Favorites Haggadah
Our 2021 Favorites Haggadah
What better way to get ready for 2022 than by looking back on our favorites from last year? 
Simple Shabbat Blessings
Simple Shabbat Blessings
Download our favorite booklet for making Shabat easy and accessible from anywhere. 
Purim Mask Coloring Pages
Purim Mask Coloring Pages
What's the easiest, creative Purim costume? It's our downloadable masks for the whole family!
 
Comedy Seder
Comedy Seder
It's one of our most popular haggadot for a reason - because everyone loves to laugh! 
Minimalist Haggadah
Minimalist Haggadah
Start creating your personalized seder with all the essential elements for your Passover gathering.
 
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We're Hiring A Community Manager

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Custom & Craft Jewish Rituals, the organization behind projects like Haggadot.com and [email protected], seeks a relationship builder, content wrangler and ritual enthusiast to join our team as our new Community Manager. This part-time opportunity is for an early or mid-career professional, working remotely up to 20 hours per week. Top candidates will be experienced self-starters and empathetic listeners who are excited to help others connect to at-home Jewish ritual at a time of significant growth for our organization. 

 

Working closely with the Director of Partnerships and Content, the Community Manager will gain a deep understanding of Custom & Craft’s user types and will build relationships with the ritual catalysts in our community through content curation, social media, email, webinars and direct customer service. During the next year, the Community Manager may have the opportunity to shape their role into a full-time position, based on their unique skills and knowledge. 

 

About Us: Haggadot.com is a project of Custom & Craft Jewish Rituals, a nonprofit design lab using technology, art and media to imagine new formats for engaging with ancient traditions. Founded in 2011, we envision a world where home-based Jewish ritual is accessible, meaningful, and diverse. Each day, our team brings our core values of: Create, Care, Collaborate and Celebrate to life through our work and with each other.

 

Job Responsibilities 

Community Engagement  (40%)

  • Daily operations to build relationships with website users, guiding them in their journey from site discovery, to returning usage to brand ambassadorship

  • Support users in uploading and accessing content while maintaining platform-wide quality standards 

  • Troubleshooting and flagging technical issues, answering user questions and responding to social media comments 

  • Design and execute videos, including website tutorials and social media content

 

Content Management (30%) 

  • Curate content to meet user needs and understand how to tell stories and engage users through marketing and emails 

  • Provide content management support to partner organizations currently contributing on Haggadot.com and other platforms 

  • During peak seasons of Passover and High Holidays, collaborate with team to design, cohost and manage webinars focused on highlighting content and improving site usage 

 

Social Media Management (30%) 

  • Manage social media with a focus on audience engagement and connecting with content

  • Refine our social media brand, recognizing the need for different voices on different platforms and launching our TikTok presence


Qualifications

(We encourage candidates to apply, even if they don’t have all the skills listed

  • Digital native with five to eight years work experience, ideally in a startup, technology or nonprofit environment

  • Able to clearly articulate what it takes to deliver a positive customer experience 

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, experience in copyediting and proofreading required

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills, with attention to detail and the ability to multitask and to prioritize daily activities to meet competing deadlines

  • Passion for and knowledge of Jewish ritual and holiday traditions, knowledge of other Jewish organizations a plus  

  • Experience with online publishing, social media management, email marketing, maintaining websites and project management preferred

  • Comfort working on both the creative and analytical side of digital content management.

  • Familiarity with Google Drive, social media trends and web publishing software

 

Additional Information 

  • The Community Manager position is a part-time position with the opportunity to expand to full-time for the right team member. Compensation for this role is $29 to $40 / hr, depending on experience. 

  • Candidate interviews begin in February with an anticipated start date of March 1. 

  • Please note, this is a remote position. The Community Manager will need to be available between the hours of 10 am and 1 pm Eastern. 

  • To apply, please send a brief cover letter, resume and writing sample to Rebecca Missel, Director of Partnerships and Content at: [email protected]. Please put Community Manager in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until Feb 28, 2022.

Reimagining Ritual With New JCRIF Grant

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Custom & Craft, the nonprofit design lab behind beloved platforms Haggadot.com and [email protected], is delighted to announce an exciting new initiative with the generous support of a $3.8 million multi-year grant from the Jewish Community Response and Impact Fund (JCRIF)

 

Since the pandemic began, there has been a radical shift in how people engage with Jewish life.   Many of us have adapted to create sacred moments of connection at home, with the support of online resources such as those offered at Haggadot.com. By collaborating with OneTable and with organizations across the Jewish world to create a constellation of interconnected websites, the DIY Jewish Network will empower millions of people to connect with the power of self-guided ritual experiences. 

 

We are grateful to the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies; the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Supporting Foundation; and the Jim Joseph Foundation, for their investment in launching the DIY Jewish Network. Custom & Craft proudly joins with seven other organizations who received the JCRIF Reset Grants through a competitive, months-long process. Nearly 350 organizations submitted letters of inquiry from across the spectrum of Jewish life. 

 

The grant recognizes projects that could “seize this unique moment to reimagine, renew, and reset Jewish communities for the future” and offer “new thinking that can move beyond current organizational boundaries, structures, missions, and program delivery mechanisms.”

 

Each site in the DIY Jewish Network will focus on a different aspect of Jewish life and will be connected to common database, with options for smaller communities to curate from and contribute to a shared library based on the needs of their participants. Anyone can use the Network to create and share a Passover haggadah from Haggadot.com, or Rosh Hashanah Seder from [email protected], and also imagine rituals for emerging moments of connection like changing careers or becoming a grandparent.. This massive Jewish database makes it easy for organizations to connect seamlessly to each other and to lift up each other’s voices.

 

In addition to our customizable ritual toolkits, the DIY Jewish Network will also feature OneTable’s community building platform, so that users will be able to create purposeful gatherings, virtually and in-person. For example, on a “Camp At Home” site, campers, alumni and their families can seamlessly download and print a ready-made, curated Shabbat booklet, or blend a template with blessings or readings from other partners, like Foundation for Jewish Camp, Svivah or Lab/Shul. They can also build a unique, personalized interactive presentation with videos and music.

 

By giving everyone access to simple, easy-to-customize rituals; access to a curated library; the option to add original content; and the ability to download a printable booklet, the DIY Jewish Network revolutionizes self-guided ritual, regardless of users’ Jewish knowledge or observance. 

 

We are deeply grateful for this unprecedented investment, and for the ongoing support from all our donors, especially during these past 18 months. Custom & Craft remains committed to unlocking the creativity and passion of our diverse community of users. We look forward to sharing updates on the development of the DIY Jewish Network in the coming months. 

 

We're Hiring An Editorial Assistant Intern

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Haggadot.com is hiring an Editorial Assistant for a part-time, eight-week internship position, starting summer or fall 2021. The Editorial Assistant role is for students or recent graduates who have completed at least two years of college. The Editorial Assistant will streamline the site experience for our community of more than 500,000 annual users. With combined libraries of more than 95,000 pieces of content across our three-site platform, this is an opportunity to better engage our users in downloading content. The Editorial Assistant will work remotely to provide editorial, administrative and content management support for our small, women-led nonprofit. 

 

About Us: Haggadot.com is a project of Custom & Craft Jewish Rituals, a nonprofit design lab using technology, art and media to imagine new formats for engaging with ancient traditions. Founded in 2011, we envision a world where home-based Jewish ritual is accessible, meaningful, and diverse. 

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Review, edit, proofread and categorize existing library of 95,000+ pieces of content  

  • Work closely with the Director of Operations to establish platform-wide content quality standards and implementation methodologies

  • Assist in training volunteers 

  • Support professional team in administering user interest survey 

 

Qualifications 

  • Completed 2 years or more toward a bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications, journalism or computer science.

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, experience in copyediting and proofreading.

  • Passion for and knowledge of Jewish ritual and holiday traditions.

  • Experience with online publishing, maintaining websites and project management preferred. 

  • Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail and the ability to multitask and to prioritize daily activities to meet competing deadlines.

  • Interpersonal communication skills for engaging with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Comfort working on both the creative and analytical side of digital content management.

  • Familiarity with Google Drive, web publishing software and

 

Additional Information

  • The Editorial Assistant intern will receive a stipend of $1600 for this 8-week position and will work approximately 15 hours per week. 

  • Start date flexible 

  • Please note, this is a remote position and applications are welcome from across the U.S. 


To apply, please send a resume, writing sample and brief cover letter to [email protected]. Please put Editorial Assistant in the subject line.

Tell Us About Your Seder - How Did It Go?

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Thank You For Welcoming Haggadot.com To Your Seder!

We love being a part of your celebrations! So, tell us...
How did your seder go? How was this year different?
Did you try something new? Revive a beloved tradition?

Email Us With Your Seder Photos & Stories

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In these challenging times, we need your support more than ever. Don't wait. Make your Passover donation to Haggadot.com.

DONATE TODAY


Your donation is 100% tax-deductible.

 
 

Missed The Seders?
There's still time to make Passover meaningful!
Get inspired by our library of clips or enjoy these anytime guides 

Passover Meditation Guide

Passover Meditation Guide
It's not too late to release your inner pharaoh with written and guided meditation videos.

Coloring Book Haggadah

Coloring Book Haggadah
It's a coloring book! It's a haggadah! It's a Coloring Book Haggadah! 

Dayenu Seder

10-Minute Dayenu Seder 
Make it meaningful for little ones & adults.

HIAS Haggadah

HIAS Haggadah 2021
Put refugees at the center this Passover with this updated haggadah from HIAS

2021 Favorites Haggadah

2021 Favorites Haggadah 
Our favorite blessings, art and rituals are here for you all week long

Schitt's Creek Haggadah

Schitt's Creek Haggadah
Revel in the timeless appeal of this haggadah created by Esther Kustanowitz.

Minimalist Haggadah

Minimalist Haggadah 
Perfect for your weeknight, low-key seder. 

SayDer 2021

SAYDER 2021
Keep it simple with this updated haggadah from our partners at Lab/Shul

GET INSPIRED HERE
 
 
 
Haggadot.com is a project of Custom and Craft Jewish Rituals, a 501(c)(3)
Your gift is tax-deductible!
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Join a virtual liberation dance!

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This Passover, we're excited to invite the Haggadot.com community to test out a new project in development called Folk Dance Mixtape. Folk Dance Mixtape (FDMT) is an ongoing platform for participatory dances that can bring people together. 

 

To celebrate Passover & spring this year FDMT has made a "People Power Dance". We hope you will participate in this first draft and share some feedback on the experience. Let us know what works and what doesn’t.
 

Currently, FDMT lives on a website called Perform.video. To participate, you’ll be directed to record yourself dancing on Perform and our dances together will eventually appear on our website, Folkdancemixtape.com. 

 

Wanna show us your powerful dances? Here's how:
 

  1. Follow this link to Perform (you will need to create a login in order to submit)

  2. Press the red “join this performance” button

  3. Watch, listen, and add your dance.

  4. When you record let the video run to the end. Do not press stop on your own video or you won’t be able to submit. 

  5. As you film please keep a few things in mind

    1. Dance by yourself or with as many others as you’d like 

    2. Try to make sure most of your body is in the frame

    3. Try to make sure we can clearly see you. Position the brightest light just behind your camera and don’t dance in front of a window or other light source.

    4. If you are able consider filming yourself in a place, an outfit, or with an object that makes you feel powerful. 


NOTE: For now, this experiment is best performed with a desktop or laptop computer. 

 

After you've submitted your dance, share your feedback & any questions with the FDMT team here.

 
Passover Is Almost Here - Download TODAY!

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We assure you, Passover is just two days away
Download your haggadah now

Haggadot.com

Printers run out of ink and wi-fi can be spotty.
Don't wait until Saturday. Get your haggadah now.

GET STARTED HERE
 

There's Still Time To Make Passover Meaningful!
Find some Passover inspiration in our library
& download your seder-ready haggadah today!

Coloring Book Haggadah

Coloring Book Haggadah
It's a coloring book! It's a haggadah! It's a Coloring Book Haggadah! 

Dayenu Seder

10-Minute Dayenu Seder 
Updated for 2021 by the Jewish Grandparents Network for your multi-generational seder.

HIAS Haggadah

HIAS Haggadah 2021
Renew your commitment to supporting the plight of refugees this Passover with this updated haggadah from HIAS

Minimalist Haggadah

Minimalist Haggadah 
The basics for the seder, filled with quotes & references to core Jewish texts.

Schitt's Creek Haggadah

Schitt's Creek Haggadah
Bring a little Levy-ty to your seder with this GIF-filled haggadah by Esther Kustanowitz 

2021 Favorites Haggadah

2021 Favorites Haggadah 
However you're gathering this year, bring our favorite clips to your seder. 

Video Passover From Jewish Emergent Network

DIY Video Haggadah
Invite the most innovative rabbis in America to your seder with these videos from the Jewish Emergent Network

Comedy Seder

Comedy Seder
Laugh it out with our favorite funnies. 

More Ready-To-Print Favorites From Our Partners

The Art Haggadah by The Tasman Center
Jew Belong Haggadah

Our Favorites For Families

Hunger Seder by MAZON 
Video Haggadah for Kids by PJ Library 
Human Rights Haggadah by T'ruah
Women's Seder Favorites
Greatest Hits Haggadah

 
 

This Passover, when you give $54 or more to Haggadot.com, you'll receive a hardcover copy of Mark Gerson's newest book - The Telling!

Make your 100% tax-deductible donation today.

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Sharing Your Haggadah On Zoom

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Split Screen Haggadah and Seder Guests on Zoom

Since the pandemic began, our team has played with several different methods for sharing your Haggadah during your virtual seder. Of all the options, we most recommend downloading your Haggadah as a Portrait PDF, then sharing on your screen in Zoom.  You and your guests can choose the "split screen" mode so you can see the Haggadah and your seder guests all in one screen.

 

Why this option? 1) No need to deal with printing.   2) Everyone will be facing forward to view the Haggadah, the other seder guests, and their laptop / desktop camera all at the same time.   3) You'll all stay on the same page, at the same time. It will feel like you're all looking at each other, and not down at your tablets, printouts or second monitors. Special thanks to our volunteer, Dov Jacobson, who compiled this handy PDF with detailed instructions for your screen sharing options.

 

If splitting your screen doesn't work, you can of course email the PDF to all your seder guests who can then choose to either print or view on their own screen. You can also do a screen share of the interactive version, but we still strongly recommend that you download a PDF option as backup and email to your guests in case anyone encounters slow internet or other last-minute technical issues. Whatever you choose, be sure to download several hours ahead of time (ideally tonight) so that you have time to address any issues beforehand, and time to get it touch with us to help you!

 

Our team will be available for questions until 6:00pm ET on Saturday, March 27. Afterwards, we'll still be monitoring the site but we can't guarantee that we will be able to respond before your seder.