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New York changes presidential primary to avoid Passover week

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A controversy over next year’s New York presidential primary has passed over.

Assembly group wants to change presidential primary date

last monthNews : NY Daily News

A state Assembly group wants to change next year’s proposed presidential primary date because it falls during the holiday of Passover.

Elementary school students urge days off to celebrate Muslim holidays

“Imagine having to take an exam on Christmas or Passover!”So begins a petition from 170 students at Montgomery County’s Chevy Chase Elementary School urging their school board to close schools for two major Muslim holidays as a matter of respect and fairness.Read full article >>

President Obama had the perfect reaction to a little girl throwing a tantrum in the White House.

2 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

A two-year-old named Claudia was visiting the White House for a Passover seder when she lost her cool. This really might be the best picture ever: my niece Claudia throwing a fit at Passover. — Benjamin Moser...Show More Summary

White House Tantrum Goes Viral, And The Memes Are Plentiful

It wasn’t just any tantrum. It was a White House tantrum. The Moser family was visiting the White House for Passover Seder. The Jewish family met President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in the Red Room of the White House and that’s where it went down. Literally. The little Moser, Claudia decided to throw […]

See President Obama's funny reaction to toddler's tantrum at the White House

Two-year-old Claudia was visiting the White House with her family for a Passover Seder when she just had enough!

Bloc Party bassist loves Joy Division's "Passover." A lot.

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

At Cuepoint, Gordon Moakes, bassist for Bloc Party and Young Legionnaire, explores the beautiful restraint of Joy Division's "Passover," from Closer. Read the rest

Sovereign Citizen Sends Jews Fake Anthrax Letters, Jews Don’t Get Obvious Joke

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

In yet another completely isolated incident, a rightwing nutjob and self-identified “Sovereign Citizen” has been arrested for sending some amusing Passover gifts to a couple of Jewish targets in Boulder, Colorado. Jeffrey Klinkel, our...Show More Summary

He Seems Nice

Self-declared sovereign citizen sends white powder to Jewish Center in Boulder, Colorado as Passover gift.

Between Iraq and a Hard Place: Passover in Iran

We were sitting around a table drinking tea and interviewing clerics at a mosque outside of Tehran on the first night of Passover. I wondered if my yet-to-be disclosed Judaism would be revealed before the identity of my government-required...Show More Summary

We Don’t Rave with Good Dancers

Chick: What are you doing this weekend?Guy: I’m going to a passover rave.Chick: What the hell is a passover rave?Guy: That’s where we have a Seder, then drop ecstasy and go dancing.Chick: That is so awesome. Can I come?Guy: You’re not Jewish.–Waiting Room, Pacific College of Acupuncture ClinicOverheard by: Colleen

Samaritan Passover 2015

Members of the Samaritan sect in Israel skewer sheep for the traditional Passover ceremony in West Bank city of Nablus (Khaleda Rahman, The Daily Mail ) Passover is a commemoration of when the children of Israel were freed from slavery...Show More Summary

Ancient Samaritan Sect, Straddling Israel And Palestine, Celebrates Passover On West Bank Hilltop

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

MOUNT GERIZIM, West Bank -- The chants and prayers of hundreds of men echoed Saturday night from the top of a West Bank hill nestled next to a Jewish settlement and above the Palestinian city of Nablus. Those praying were neither Jewish...Show More Summary

Forgiving the anti-Semites

A Passover diary, in which a friend tells me that Jews need to forgive European anti-Semites their historical crimes because that is all that will stop Israel from reenacting the crimes against Jews

Debate Over Public Transport On Sabbath Stirs Discord In Israel

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

JERUSALEM — It started as a bit of sarcastic whimsy: Israelis frustrated with the lack of public buses on the Jewish Sabbath and holidays hijacked the Facebook page of the transportation minister during Passover and turned it into a shared-ride board. Nadav Maor wanted a lift to the country’s northern tip, with “room in the trunk” for some equipment. Show More Summary

Mayim Bialik Father Dies: ‘Big Bang Theory’ Actress Aches For ‘My Abba’ In Poignant Post On Jewish Parenting Site

Mayim Bialik has revealed that her father died. Known for her acting skills on The Big Bang Theory, the actress crafted a blog that both honored him and mourned his passing. Barry Bialik died on the second to last day of Passover, reported People. Show More Summary

I Salute Thee, Poets!

This April, as I've done on a bunch of other Aprils, I'm only reading poetry. It's good for the soul and it's a nice way to celebrate National Poetry Month, which otherwise may pass unnoticed, what with Passover, the arrival of Spring...Show More Summary

FERO Inc.: Passover and Divestment

3 months agoReligion / Judaism : Jewschool

  This year I have been divesting money I inherited from my family and reinvesting it in the regenerative economy. It’s been a wonderful and troubling process–straining my relationship with my mother, pushing me to define my future relationship to money, and demanding I define and articulate my values. Show More Summary

My Surgery Right before Passover

3 months agoReligion / Judaism :

Being completely dependent on others forced me to redefine myself.

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