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Tag Archives: Passover
Quinoa for Passover “can easily be spruced up, transforming it from a ho-hum, side dish, into one that is more savory or sweet”
JEWISH VOICE AND OPINION Thinking outside the Box for Pesach with Quinoa by Chef David March 21, 2021 Too many people associate Pesach with the need for chametz substitutes, which often fall flat and just don’t taste good. For example, … Continue reading
THE ETTINGER REPORT Passover and the Mutually-Beneficial US-Israel Bond by Yoram Ettinger March 24, 2021, According to Heinrich Heine, the 19th century German poet, “Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.” Prof. Yehudah Elitzur, one of … Continue reading
“A low-tech, high-energy hour managed to be both perfectly silly and profoundly moving” (and it was almost 100% non-political)
JEWISH WEEK How a Celebrity ‘Seder’ Modeled Real Jewish Pluralism by Andrew Silow-Carroll April 14, 2020 I’ll confess: I get a little giddy when Jewish celebrities acknowledge, never mind celebrate, their Jewishness. Over the years, I’ve spilled more ink over … Continue reading
“Jews don’t need a crisis to tell them who or what they are. For Jews, the sense of who and what they are is what sustains them through such crises”
JNS The story that Jews repeat on Passover is the secret of their survival by Melanie Phillips April 8, 2020 As Jews around the world celebrate the festival of Passover this week, the ironies are painful. The festival celebrates the … Continue reading
“With families confined at home, country belts out Four Questions, traditionally sung by youngest member of household, asking ‘Why is this night different from every other night?”
TIMES OF ISRAEL Under Passover lockdown, thousands take to balconies to sing ‘Mah Nishtana’ by Staff April 8, 2020 Tens of thousands of Israelis, locked down by the government and separated from their families on Passover, came out to their … Continue reading
Zoom Seders: “In bold ruling, some Israeli religious authorities say use of technology permissible because it allows families to celebrate together during time of crisis”
TIMES OF ISRAEL 14 Sephardic Orthodox rabbis say Passover Seder can be held via videoconference by Nathan Jeffay March 25, 2020 In what may be one of the boldest rulings issued on technology in recent years, several Sephardic Orthodox rabbis … Continue reading
The NYC school is demanding Eden Roc return its money, citing a passage in the contract that provided the trip could be canceled in the event of a “disease outbreak”
MIAMI HERALD NYC Jewish school sues Miami Beach hotel for $2.3 million refund after coronavirus axes trip by David Ovalle March 31, 2020 Students, parents and staff of New York City’s Magen David Yeshivah day school had planned a grand … Continue reading
THE NEW YORK JEWISH WEEK Three Passover Vignettes To Tell At Your Seder Table by Steve Lipman April 16, 2019 …Last week’s 107th anniversary of the maiden voyage and subsequent sinking of the Titanic was a reminder of the time … Continue reading
WALL STREET JOURNAL To Appreciate Freedom, Remember Slavery by Ruth R. Wisse March 29, 2018 …The Passover story should never be left half told. Understandably, American Jews felt compelled to commemorate the unprecedented brutality of the Holocaust and its victims. … Continue reading
“The Haggadah recounts the Egyptians’ pattern of Jew-hatred: They envied the prosperity of their Jewish minority, enslaved and ultimately engaged in genocide with Pharaoh’s decree to drown all newborn Jewish males”
JERUSALEM POST Passover: We have reason to rejoice by Isi Leibler April 9, 2017 Tonight, most Israelis, secular as well as observant, will celebrate Passover, the festival of freedom in which we recount our life of slavery and exodus from … Continue reading