Maybe its me. I told you before that in watching A&E's "The First 48 Hours" and seeing the depravity that many "Street Pirates Who Are Black" show in response to killing a Black person - YET - their contempt for BLACK LIFE is made INFERIOR,...Show More Summary
Nina Paley is best known for her Ramayana-inspired animated feature Sita Sings the Blues, and now she's working on an unorthodox retelling of the Passover story. And this segment, in which the Angel of Death takes the firstborn of Egypt, is a visual stunner, taking imagery from those Egyptian graphics. Read more...
It makes sense that Passover is the Jewish holiday with the biggest crossover appeal. What's not to like about a night of eating, drinking, and celebrating the passage from slavery to freedom? And it makes sense that Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is the one with the smallest. Show More Summary
FROM THE GREEN COLLECTION: Oldest siddur headed to Israel. 1,200-year-old text, which includes Sabbath prayers and Passover Haggadah, to go on display at the Bible Lands Museum ( Times of Israel ).The oldest book of Jewish liturgy, dating...Show More Summary
"This is your captain. I welcome you to the Passover Flight. On all other flights, we sit upright, but on this flight, we recline." It's getting worse up there in the air. A new device, The Knee Defender, is being brought on board by those out to make it impossible for the person in the seat ahead of them to lean back. Show More Summary
I hadn’t even started this review of Ruskin Group Theatre’s Passover dinner play, “The Face in the Reeds,” and I already felt guilty — which speaks at least to the authenticity of Robin Uriel Russin’s new dramedy about a dysfunctional contemporary Jewish...
Passover is an important biblically derived Jewish festival. The Jewish people celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation over 3,300 years ago by God from slavery in ancient Egypt that was ruled by the Pharaohs, and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. Show More Summary
A young girl with a special gift is at the heart of Eisa Davis' "Bulrusher" at the Skylight Theatre, and a Jewish family celebrates a Passover different from any other in "The Face in the Reeds" at Ruskin Group Theatre. Plus, "Once" is never enough as the Tony-winning musical moves to...
By Candida Moss and Joel Baden, special to CNN (CNN) – Last week a video of Hamas spokesman Osama Hamdan emerged in which the top official claimed that Jews use the blood of non-Jewish children to make matzo for Passover. The translation of Hamdan’s interview with the Lebanese television station Al-Quds on July 28 reports […]
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 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
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
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. [...]
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
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
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.
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
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.
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