Easter-Passover: more to share for interfaith families

Apr 03, 2015 570

On Friday night, Emily Timmel and her husband Yariv Alpher will host a Passover Seder for 15 at their Lexington Drive home. Timmel, 40, who is Catholic, plans to serve a traditional menu of matzo, brisket, charoset and gefilte fish in honor of her husband, who is Jewish, and the couple's two young sons, ages 5 and 7, who are growing up in the tradition of both faiths.

On Sunday, they'll drive to her sister's house in Stamford, Connecticut, for an Easter celebration Italian-American style: pasta dishes like lasagna and manicotti alongside leg of lamb and creamed spinach. "It's all my kids know at this point," said Timmel, a museum planner.

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