Posts Tagged ‘passover’

Our Integrated Passover Seder

We took our show on the road this Passover. Thanks to the CDC’s guidance, my husband Ted and I loosened up and took our first post-COVID, double-vaccinated plane trip to Austin, Texas, where our son and his family live. It was time for our annual Pesach celebration — a seder put on by my husband […]

‘Out! Out!’ Enraged Pastor Volubly Expels Police Disrupting Passover Service

[embedded content] (Breitbart) — Police were volubly expelled from a Polish church in Alberta, Canada after disrupting an Easter service, with the pastor denouncing them as “Gestapo Nazi communist fascists” and “psychopaths”. Pastor Artur Pawlowski ordered the six officers who descended on the Cave of Adullam Church out of the property in a video which […]

The story of Easter, from Passover to chocolate eggs

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Do Passover eggs and Easter eggs have a shared origin?

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Dutch matzah factory gives away Passover product to 35,000 schoolkids

Some 35,000 schoolchildren in the Netherlands got free matzah from the only matzah factory in the country as part of the bakery’s nearly 50-year-old tradition. Hollandia Matzes, a business with about 20 employees whose owners are not Jewish, invited schools from across the country’s east to pick up the product for their students at its […]

YCP – Passover and Explanation of the Feast Days

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Seventh Day Passover – The Second Step into the Sea

In the Bible, Passover is a seven-day observance, with the first and last days being holidays. The middle days are called “chol ha-mo’ed” “the mundane days of the holiday,” usually translated as “the intermediate days of the festival.” The first day commemorates, as you know, the exodus from Egypt, as recounted in Exodus 12. While […]

Passover: Baby dolls hung near Sweden synagogue with antisemitic message

Strange baby dolls made to look covered in blood were found strung up near a synagogue in Norrköping, Sweden, on the first night of the Passover holiday. The incident appears to be antisemitic in nature, with a message accompanying the dolls being classified by the police as “a hate crime, one that intends to spread […]

The surprising ancient origins of Passover

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Passover 2021: The Jewish Season of Hope Arrives

(JNS) When the Haggadah tells us: “You have redeemed us from Egypt, You have freed us from the house of bondage, You have fed us in famine and nourished us in plenty; You have saved us from the sword and delivered us from pestilence, and raised us from evil and lasting maladies,” in 2021 we […]

Passover Food in Mexico is a Mashup of Cultures

For example, a centerpiece of Smeke’s Seder meal is a dish she calls kewash en nogada, a matzah meat pie smothered in walnut sauce, or nogada. It’s a Mexican spin on mina de carne, a Sephardic recipe. “Our family recipes were handed down for the past 100 years, straight from Syria. So we serve only […]

Passover: Maccabeats release special Seder medley song

 Jewish a capella group ‘The Maccabeats’ are back with a new song for the Passover holiday. Titled “Nirtzah: The Seder Finale,” the song is unlike the group’s usual work, which tend to focus on one specific song. Rather, this latest track is a medley of songs featured in the Nirtzah portion of the Haggadah, which […]

Moonshine – Passover Thought 2021

Moonshine – Passover Thought 2021 (adapted from prior years) Our Seder plans, recipes, programs and the conducting of the Seder can be complex, especially in the current COVID climate. I find it useful in complex times to remember the essence. Strange things are seen on the table, and someone says, “What’s going on?” Then the […]

BHP-200328-Passover

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Jewish actress Maia Morgenstern received death threats on Passover

BUCHAREST  – Romanian police were investigating on Sunday death threats made against award-winning film and theater star Maia Morgenstern and her children at the start of Passover celebrations. Morgenstern, who played the figure of Mary in Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ and runs the Jewish State Theatre in Bucharest, published an email she […]

Holocaust survivor’s car vandalized eve of Passover in Florida

Two antisemitic acts occurred in south Florida in the days leading up to Passover, according to local news outlet 7News Miami.  In one incident, a Holocaust survivor’s car was vandalized with swastikas drawn in the dust of the windshield in Hallandale Beach. Security footage was obtained by Hallandale Beach Police who are reportedly investigating the […]

UK Labour leader wishes Jews a happy Passover

British Labour Party leader Keir Starmer wished Jews around the world a happy Passover in a video posted on Twitter Friday.Starmer lamented the fact that families and communities could not gather for the holiday due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving many alone for Passover. He also sent condolences to those in the Jewish community who […]

A Passover Different from All Others. Again.

Years ago, I tucked a damaged matzah-print apron into my fabric-scrap bag. My grandmother had given me another one, and I figured I’d save the damaged one for a future project. Last Passover, I thought about taking the fabric out to make a matzah-print mask. But I figured, what’s the point? I was sure I’d […]

Boris Johnson wishes Jewish Britons a Happy Passover in message

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wished Jewish Britons a Happy Passover in a video message shared Friday on social media that noted with some Yiddish at least one advantage to the Zoom seder. Johnson acknowledged that the holiday would be celebrated again in isolation for many with the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, even as Britain outpaces […]

Biden: This year, we need the Passover story more than ever

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

Mediterranean Passover Seder menu and other holiday recipes

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

10 of the best Jewish tweets about the pre-Passover Suez Canal blockage

We know what you’re thinking. The Suez Canal has been blocked for days by a giant container ship, causing big problems for the global shipping industry and starting a torrent of social media memes. But what’s Jewish about it? The answer is: nothing, on the surface. However, Passover is approaching, and the holiday’s biblical story […]

And it came to pass: What is Passover?

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

An unpretentious Passover seder inspired by Tel Aviv’s iconic Levinsky Market

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Forget mousses and matzah cakes: These Passover desserts are anything but boring

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

India’s Bnei Menashe Jewish community prepares matzah for Passover

The Bnei Menashe Jewish community in northeastern India began preparing matzah for Passover on Tuesday at the Shavei Israel Hebrew Center in Churachandpur. The Bnei Menashe ethnic group is said to number at around 10,000, and are believed by many to be descended from one of the 10 Lost Tribes, specifically that of Menashe. The […]

Brandeis University Celebrates Passover for First Time

But this spring, with the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, Brandeis is keeping students on campus — and hosting Passover celebrations for the first time in its 73-year history. Since it was founded in 1948 by the American Jewish community, Brandeis has scheduled its spring break to overlap with Passover. The tradition was pragmatic, according to Brandeis professor […]

This Passover, We Must Liberate Free Speech From the Bondage of Fear

One of the biggest fears in America today is the fear of saying the wrong thing. Say something delicate or controversial that may not fit the mainstream narrative, and you open yourself up to social media mobs whose expertise is to take down, or “cancel,” anyone with whom they disagree. Most people I speak to, from […]

Growing up in Iran, I thought the whole country celebrated Passover

Growing up in Iran, I never truly appreciated the difference between spring cleaning, New Year’s and getting ready for Passover. The Jewish holiday takes place almost simultaneously with the Persian New Year, known as Nowruz, when the whole country engages in a frenzy of preparations. Nowruz (A New Day), which marks the beginning of spring, […]

Central Asian Mountain Jews preserve centuries-old Passover traditions

Ahead of his first Passover in Azerbaijan, Rabbi Shneor Segal stocked up on kosher food for the holiday, when Jews are prohibited from eating foods made from leavened grains. Segal, an Israel-born emissary of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement who immigrated to Azerbaijan in 2010 to run the largest synagogue in the capital Baku, ensured that his […]

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