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Jewish Holiday Book Featured On Kickstarter

3 days agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Kate Perez hopes to raise $600 on Kickstarter for her holiday children’s book, Percival the Passover Pig. We’ve embedded a video about the project above—what do you think? Here’s more about the project: “In the spirit of the holiday, Percival invites his neighbors to share in his Passover seder. Show More Summary

The Four Types of Comments

Passover is still a few months off, but I wanted to share a bit of wisdom from the Passover Haggadah because it has helped guide me through many an online debate. There is a section which tells the story of the four sons (we always read it as “sons and daughters” at my house): “one … Continue reading The Four Types of Comments ?

Spend your Passover with Ted Cruz, for some reason

'This is the thing with the candles, right? I love candles.' Oh, 2015. You are not off to a very promising start. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican presidential candidate and a vocal pro-Israel hawk, is being advertised as a featured...Show More Summary

Lower East Side matzo maker passes over NY for NJ

After 90 years, Streit's Matzos will bake its last batch in its Lower East Side factory on Rivington Street just after Passover, which ends on April 11 this year. The family-owned business, which... To view the full story, click the title link.

90-Year-Old Streit's Matzo Factory Leaving LES

A sad dispatch from the Lower East Side today with news that Streit's Matzo Factory will leave its home of 90 years after the conclusion of Passover this spring. The Streit family—who've run the factory for the past five generations—sent...Show More Summary

Historicist: Torn Between the Synagogue and Concert Hall

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

The Toronto connections of Joseph Shlisky, one of the world's greatest cantors. Jewish immigrants in the early 20th century looked forward to weekly services at the synagogue—and on holidays like Passover, Yom Kippur, or Hanukkah (which occurs this year between December 17 and 24)—with great anticipation. Show More Summary

Couples On Phil's Ryder Cup Benching: "Are you kidding me?"

Joe Passov was at the unveiling of a 6-hole kids course designed by Brian Curley

A Stellar Presentations Excerpt: The Three Questions

The following is excerpted from Chapter One of my new book: Stellar Presentations: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Giving Great Talks. The Three Questions I was raised as the youngest son in a Jewish family.  That meant that each Passover I recited the ritual Four Questions that launched the story-telling part of our Passover dinner. These days, [...]

Constructive Feedback University: The Post-Racial Progressive Passover Of Black Community Homicide - During This Time Of "Engineered National Black Crisis" Is When The White Progressive Cheshire Fox Seals His Loyalties With The "Americanized Negro" By Af

Maybe its me. I told you before that in watching A&E's "The First 48 Hours" and seeing the depravity that many "Street Pirates Who Are Black" show in response to killing a Black person - YET - their contempt for BLACK LIFE is made INFERIOR,...Show More Summary

This Must-Watch Passover Animation Borrows Its Style From Ancient Egypt

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Nina Paley is best known for her Ramayana-inspired animated feature Sita Sings the Blues, and now she's working on an unorthodox retelling of the Passover story. And this segment, in which the Angel of Death takes the firstborn of Egypt, is a visual stunner, taking imagery from those Egyptian graphics. Read more...

Why even non-Jews should celebrate Yom Kippur

It makes sense that Passover is the Jewish holiday with the biggest crossover appeal. What's not to like about a night of eating, drinking, and celebrating the passage from slavery to freedom? And it makes sense that Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is the one with the smallest. Show More Summary

Oldest Jewish prayer book heading to Israel

FROM THE GREEN COLLECTION: Oldest siddur headed to Israel. 1,200-year-old text, which includes Sabbath prayers and Passover Haggadah, to go on display at the Bible Lands Museum ( Times of Israel ).The oldest book of Jewish liturgy, dating...Show More Summary

The Knee Defender: No Way or Totally?

"This is your captain. I welcome you to the Passover Flight. On all other flights, we sit upright, but on this flight, we recline." It's getting worse up there in the air. A new device, The Knee Defender, is being brought on board by those out to make it impossible for the person in the seat ahead of them to lean back. Show More Summary

Family and faith set to simmer at Ruskin's 'Face in the Reeds'

5 months agoArts : Culture Monster

I hadn’t even started this review of Ruskin Group Theatre’s Passover dinner play, “The Face in the Reeds,” and I already felt guilty — which speaks at least to the authenticity of Robin Uriel Russin’s new dramedy about a dysfunctional contemporary Jewish...

Pictures of Passover at Home and at the Synagogue in Berlin in 1945

Passover is an important biblically derived Jewish festival. The Jewish people celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation over 3,300 years ago by God from slavery in ancient Egypt that was ruled by the Pharaohs, and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. Show More Summary

L.A. theater openings, Aug. 17-24: 'Bulrusher' and more

5 months agoArts : Culture Monster

A young girl with a special gift is at the heart of Eisa Davis' "Bulrusher" at the Skylight Theatre, and a Jewish family celebrates a Passover different from any other in "The Face in the Reeds" at Ruskin Group Theatre. Plus, "Once" is never enough as the Tony-winning musical moves to...

Blood libel: the short history of a dangerous myth

By Candida Moss and Joel Baden, special to CNN (CNN) – Last week a video of Hamas spokesman Osama Hamdan emerged in which the top official claimed that Jews use the blood of non-Jewish children to make matzo for Passover. The translation of Hamdan’s interview with the Lebanese television station Al-Quds on July 28 reports […]

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