Passover for Gays starts now. Fleet Week, a celebration of the country's sea services, kicks off with the Parade of Ships, which starts at 10 a.m. and ends around 3 p.m. [ more › ]
When I was 18 years old, I was your typical well-fed Jewish girl, partial to Chinese food and non-alcoholic Shirley Temples. It was the night of our family Passover seder — a favorite holiday of mine. As always, there were 30 joyous and over-stuffed friends and family surrounding us; we told the... Continue reading
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Four days before Passover, on the slopes of Mount Scopus, a group of Kohanim sacrificed a lamb as mandated by the laws of Exodus. The Kohanim, members of the priestly caste supposedly descended from Moses’s brother Aaron, erected their...Show More Summary
“Youths on their Passover vacation vandalized the archeological site Ashdod-Yam citadel … with paints on Tuesday as part of a ‘color party.’ At their festivities, they threw paint over each other and the site” – and, of course, posted photos of it all on social media so they could get busted.
The story waits until paragraph 16 to point out his religion, of course. A Florida man was busted for a twisted terrorist bombing against a synagogue, which he wanted to be on the scale of the Sept. 11 attacks. The … Continued
Chef Todd Ginsberg remembers watching his mom and aunts dance around the kitchen during Passover. They cooked heaping plates of charoset, matzoh ball soup, and brisket for more than 40 family members. It was a special holiday, one reserved for the family. When Ginsberg opened the General Muir in 2012, he wanted to extend the tradition to the rest of Atlanta.
Here rapper Kosha Dillz recounts eight different ways artists can achieve their own personal exodus from the pressures and constraints of the music industry during passover. _________________________________ Guest Post by Kosha Dillz As passover is happening, and I curated Matzahchella in the desert, maybe there are things you are thinking...
Pavlova is a light and airy dessert that originated from New Zealand. Large disks of meringue are stacked high with whipped cream and topped with fresh berries. If you are preparing pavlova for passover, make sure that you are using all kosher ingredients.
Shabbat Shalom to all! Yesterday, President and Mrs. Obama hosted the White House Passover Seder. As we say when we read the Passover Haggadah, why was this night different from all other nights? This night was different from all other...Show More Summary
The best time for people with Aspergers to throw a party for their friends is Passover. Passover is a very long meal where Jewish people follow proscribed conversations and eating rituals. No unstructured socializing. Which means people with Aspergers can have all their friends around with minimal social anxiety. Plus, done well, Passover is a Jewish drinking...
This was an action-packed week, featuring five primary elections, a new Beyonce album, President Obama traveling abroad, the NFL draft, and the breadless holiday of Passover. Tweets on these topics, plus jokes about Happy Days, signs on bathrooms, Jabba The Hutt and more, in the top 41 tweets of the week! 1. Show More Summary
Ma‘an reports, "Israeli authorities closed the Kerem Shalom crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel from Thursday for the end of the Jewish holiday of Passover. Head of the PA’s Crossings and Border Department, Nathmi Mhanna, told Ma‘an the crossing would be sealed until Sunday with the exception of fuel entering the besieged enclave."
When I was seventeen, I traveled through the deep south with a group of African American and Jewish teens from the D.C. area to engage with the history of the Civil Rights movement. During our visits to Black churches, we learned that the story of Exodus was and is still a huge part of Southern Black culture. Show More Summary
The night before Passover, about to dip a hunk of sourdough into olive oil, I started to smell a memory: hunting through the darkened house with my grandfather, a candle, a feather and a paper bag. In an inside out retelling of Hansel and Gretel my grandfather and I sought the crumbs hidden in corners by my grandmother. Show More Summary
I really wanted to do something this week about Passover and all the Jewish comic creators. Maybe one day I will, but I saw a movie and now I have it stuck in a loop in my mind. Last weekend on my flight back from the west coast, I finally got the chance to see […]
How do Christians and Muslims harmonize their faiths in light of the awkward realization that their central figures of devotion, supposedly inspired sages, were unable to distinguish between historical fact and inventive fiction? “Would you willingly lie to your children?” asks Rabbi Adam Chalom,...