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
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 ?
'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
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.
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
Bay And Jay's "Would Have Been House" Is Worth More Money Than 583 Of The People Who Paid $80 Per Seat For Their Concert.
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
Joe Passov was at the unveiling of a 6-hole kids course designed by Brian Curley
THE WHITE REPUBLICANS STOLE "3 ZEROES" FROM MY ESTIMATE AND ADDED IT TO THE DEBT TO DESTROY BLACK PEOPLE
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, [...]
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
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...
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
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
"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
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...
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
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...
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 […]