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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.

last weekHumor / 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

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 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

last monthReligion / 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

last monthReligion / Judaism :

Being completely dependent on others forced me to redefine myself.

Illinois Gov. Rauner's budget cuts and corporate tax breaks are confusing to some.

"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

April 15, 2015: Holocaust Memorial Day

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

On Embracing the Diversity of the Jewish Diaspora

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

Top 8 Weirdo Things I Ate During Passover

last monthLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"I couldn’t read the ingredient list but I’m pretty sure it was kosher. I ate it on matzah, duh."

Passover reading from AJR

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

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