When Jews around the world gather to celebrate the holiday of Passover, which commemorates our bondage as slaves in Egypt and our liberation from the Pharaoh, at the center of our observance is the seder plate. Sitting at the middleShow More Summary
Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Around the time of Passover in 67 AD, the Jews of Judea were in the midst of a major rebellion against the occupying Roman Empire. Riots and violence were commonplace, and an organized rebel...Show More Summary
By Anna Bengel Slavery is a key part of Jewish identity. The central narrative of Jewish faith is being enslaved in ancient Egypt; it is the story the Jewish community tells on Passover, every Sabbath, and during daily prayers. The book...Show More Summary
Thanksgiving has long been a holiday that American Jews hold dear, and celebrate even more widely than Passover. This year's gathering might well inspire a recital of Ma Nishtana, marking the difference between this Thanksgiving andShow More Summary
The most meta of queries finally get their due. (Image credit: Khaydock ) 1. Who invented FAQs? The Frequently Asked Questions format has existed for a while, just not by that name. (The Four Questions of Passover have been in the Talmud since around the 4th century.) Today’s popular FAQ format actually began at NASA. Show More Summary
YOU'LL HAVE TO ACCEPT THAT SOME PEOPLE ARE NOT GOING TO CHANGE, REGARDLESS OF HOW MUCH THEIR GRIEVANCES ARE MARGINALIZED BY CHANGING EVENTS, YET THEY GET MORE DESPERATE TO REDIRECT THEIR CONGREGATION AWAY FROM THE "CONTAINER MASTERS"...Show More Summary
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LOS ANGELES — The Annenberg Space for Photography serendipitously opened their latest exhibition Refugee during the Jewish holiday of Passover, which celebrates one of our most enduring refugee narratives, the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt (even if its veracity is in doubt).
A South Florida man accused of trying to detonate a bomb at a synagogue and Jewish school during Passover observances is facing a new charge.
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.