"For all these agencies to get a letter on April 3, Good Friday and Passover, it was a real kick in the gut." Sen. Dan Kotowski, D-Park Ridge "This experience right now is like watching an arsonist criticize the fireman for the manner in which he put out the arsonist's fire." Sen. Show More Summary
Today is Holocaust Memorial Day. The day, called Yom Ha’Shoah Ve Hagevurah in Hebrew, is celebrated on the 27th day of the month of Nisan, a week after the end of Passover. The day was established by Israel’s Parliament in 1951, andShow More Summary
As Jewish people across the United States and throughout the world celebrate Passover an remember their past, this is a perfect time to reflect on diversity and the future of the Jewish diaspora. In this community, like so many others, everyone does not look, act or think the same. Show More Summary
"I couldn’t read the ingredient list but I’m pretty sure it was kosher. I ate it on matzah, duh."
ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Passover Reading.“We didn’t want to let this holiday season “passover” without providing a list of some important works on Passover, Easter, and the comparison and connections between the two. Happy holidays and happy reading!” — AJR EditorsPosted at the end of Passover last week, but I've only gotten around to linking to it now. Show More Summary
An Uber driver stole $5,000 worth of jewelry left behind in his car by an Orthodox Jewish man — who couldn’t report the theft for days because it took place...
ANOTHER TEMPLE INSTITUTE REENACTMENT: WATCH: Historic Omer Barley Offering Brought Up in Jerusalem (Lea Speyer, Breaking Israel News ). More on the offering of the Omer on the second day of Passover here. This was just a dress rehearsal, because there is no Temple in which actually to offer the Omer. Show More Summary
Jacob the Bar Mitzvah Boy (Vanessa Bayer) explains Passover to Michael Che with a little help from his dad (Billy Crystal). From Saturday Night Live
Passover ends tonight, so let's break the fast by passing over the bread. Had enough of the wordplay? Then start clicking through to see carb-filled leavened foods (some classically Jewish, some simply crave-worthy) that those who celebrated the recent Jewish holiday can finally enjoy again!
We are still technically both in the periods of Easter and Passover so though I am a bit late due to the distractions of grander constructions, Seders, and the Easter Parade, I feel entirely justified in recommending scooping up this...Show More Summary
Because of Good Friday (Orthodox) and Passover, alternate-side street-cleaning regulations will be suspended in New York City on Friday and Saturday.
Every year, a few weeks before Passover, I do a little research and try to purchase the most interesting Haggadah I can get my hands on. One year it was Jonathan Sack’s effort(excellent explanation for the enigmatic B’nai Brak passage),...Show More Summary
If you have an remaining matzo from Passover, matzo granola is a genius way to make use of it. Whole wheat matzo is toasted with a variety of nuts and tossed with a brown sugar and honey mixture. The granola is baked until the syrup has set and caramelized.
With Passover just behind us, and Holocaust Remembrance Day just ahead, Jews with family Holocaust stories have a double opportunity to reflect on their history of bondage, persecution, freedom and redemption. As President Obama recently...Show More Summary
Those observing Passover will put aside bread, bagels, and burgers in favor of the unofficial carb of Passover Seder, matzo. And although there are few things better than matzo brei or sweet butter spread thin on matzo sheets, perhaps you're in need of more creative uses for the unleavened bread. Check out some of our favorite unusual uses when you read on.
It’s a holiday week in Israel. On Wednesday, the temperature in Tel Aviv was 84 degrees F and the beaches were packed. Last night the bars here were hopping, as the people of Tel Aviv enjoyed their Passover vacation week. The fun and...Show More Summary
More comedians should be like Larry David. Asking questions. And Passover is nothing if not a holiday about questions. So... L.D. & Passover? A perfect match. It was the AHA Gefilte Fish moment. Sweet memories of Passovers Past were swirling in my head -- from Maxwell House Hagaddahs to mom's matzoh ball soup. Show More Summary
While many of his congressional colleagues have been taking it easy during this two-week Easter–Passover recess, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) has been carrying on his longtime fight against Fast Track trade authority and unfair trade deals that cost American jobs.
With the NCAA Tournament over and the event programming of Passover and Easter now behind us, everything returned to normal on Tuesday night on the Big 4. All of which means that CBS was tops in viewers with an audience of 13.07 million and NCIS (2.1/7) was No. Show More Summary
Many gravlax home-curers know that it can take several days for the salt-sugar mixture to penetrate the fish and, in essence, cook it. However, this miraculous recipe for halibut gravlax, from the Cooking Light Global Kitchen cookbook ($30), only takes 24 hours. Better yet, the recipe doesn't even call for weighing down the fish. Show More Summary