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PALESTINIAN FREED IN PRISONER SWAP CHARGED WITH KILLING ISRAELI COP

The killer of Baruch Mizrahi, the senior Israeli police officer killed in a Passover eve terror attack near Hebron, was a Palestinian released in the prisoner exchange deal which saw Gilad Shalit freed in 2011 in return for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners, it was cleared for publication Monday. Click here to read the story.

Filled Negro Does A Passover Past The "Philadelphia Teen Shot For His Bike" By An "Open Carry Street Pirate" Because He Feels A SUPERIOR Threat Coming From The White Right-Wing Open Carry Supporters In Kalamazoo Michigan

Filled Negro Doesn't Believe In The "God Particle" But If It Is Every Identified He Is Sure That It Will Be WHITE These Guns In Kalamazoo Michigan Are SUPERIOR To Any Gun That Filled Negro Has Ever Seen In North Philly These White People...Show More Summary

Holiday In

Monday was Memorial Day and we have the old standbys Christmas, Easter, Passover, New Year's, Thanksgiving Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Veterans Day. But what will the future bring? Over the past 5,000 years mankind...Show More Summary

When are doctors truly accountable to their patients?

I had a silver-and-gold Passover. Hearkening back to the old Girl Scout song I learned from my mother: Make new friends, but keep the old; One is silver and the other’s gold. With no space or equipment to have a seder myself, I was nevertheless the lucky recipient of not just one, but two invitations. [...]

Slaves Then, Slaves Now: a Passover Story From Congo

A mine in Eastern Congo. Photo credit: Janice Kamenir-Reznik. A couple of years ago, I found myself in a gold mine in a remote town in Eastern Congo the week before Passover. It was a horrific sight to see. Young children dressed in rags stood on top of each other's shoulders, passing buckets up steep walls of dirt. Show More Summary

Carrot-Coconut Macaroons

3 months agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Natalie Eve Garrett I thought we’d attempt to celebrate Passover with my little ones for the first time this year, but it didn’t go as planned. There was illness, a storm, 10 devastating plagues. It was a rough week. At least we talked about the holiday a bit. Show More Summary

Staff Picks: The Best Things We Ate in April

Kenji experiences the magic of Chicago pizza, Maggie goes renegade with two best bites, Jamie cooked a Passover Seder for 17 people, and more of the best things we ate this month.

Good Riddance, Lindsay! Since Ditching Lohan, Pal Says Samantha Ronson Is ‘Happy, Focused And Healthy’

Whether spinning tunes for Victoria Beckham’s birthday party, celebrating Passover with Nicole Richie, or just chumming around with Rashida Jones, it’s clear Samantha Ronson has moved on… READ ON

Plague Candy

I had to make a quick trip to the grocery store and saw this. I’m not an expert on Passover candy, but maybe some of you know whether they also make boils and lice. Here’s an open thread.

The Atonement and the Passover: Exodus 12 by Matt Capps

Christ is our Passover Lamb. The Passover Event The Pharaoh-god refused to let Israel go free from slavery despite the Living God's demands through Moses. Pharaoh wanted to keep Israel under his power. God's response to Pharaoh's obstinate defiance in Exodus 7-10 is breathtaking. Show More Summary

A New York Passover Story

Metropolitan Diary: As her embarrassed daughter squirmed in the back seat, a mother couldn't resist updating Exodus in a conversation with the Egyptian cabdriver.

The December Project

Some of you may have read the recent essay by Sara Davidson in the Huffington Post titled Passover Asks: Are You Ready to Go? Here's an excerpt from near the beginning of the piece: When I arrived that morning at...

An American Behind the Gun in the Israeli Army

Those of us who keep an eye on current events know that things are starting to heat up once again in Israel. Last week, during the Jewish holiday of Passover, a barrage of rockets poured into the Jewish state from Gaza. It is times like...Show More Summary

Shut Them Down! Rotenberg Center Burns Student with "Shock" Treatment.

By Kim Stagliano My God... In this week after Passover and Easter, "'Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?" Please take a look at this petition to SHUT DOWN the barbaric Rotenberg Center in Massachusetts. This "school" (and Abu Graib is a summer...

Samaritan Passover again

INNA LAZAREVA: Postcard from... Mount Gerizim ( The Independent ).There is a cry as one priest raises a large knife and then swoops it down sharply on the sheep’s neck. Cheers erupt as others lean in to slaughter the lambs. Moments later, everyone embraces each other, leaving bloodied handprints on the starched white clothes. Show More Summary

Samaritan Passover 2014

SLIDESHOW: A Passover ceremony at Mount Gerizim ( Haaretz ). The Samaritan Passover runs on a slightly different calendar from that of the Jewish Passover.Past posts on Samaritan Passover are here and links.

Daily April poem: á la New York school

NOT EXACTLY NEW YORK SCHOOL It's the twenty-first of April (and the same in Nisan, though more than three thousand years separate the Gregorian calendar from the Jewish one) also the seventh day of Passover, sixth day of the Omer,.....

Passover Hell Week

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The events in Ukraine and Kansas City that occurred around Passover week offer tragic reminders of the heritage of Jewish oppression.

The Great Gefilte Fish Shortage

Fresh-made gefilte fish is hard to find this Passover season, because the harsh winter restricted fishing on the Great Lakes, sharply decreasing the supply of an essential input—whitefish. While this delicacy is not required by ritual,...Show More Summary

Passover Auto-Pilot

Some Jews I've known mock the Easter-driven “He is Risen” church billboards which, surprisingly, aren’t much different from the Facebook postings by our more enlightened Christian comrades in arms. Our thoughts: Christians can’t help themselves. Show More Summary

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