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Posts Tagged: passover

December 4, 2017 5:09 pm
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Watchdog: Jewish Voice for Peace ‘Masterminded’ Divestment Vote Targeting Israel at Tufts University on Passover

Activists from the anti-Zionist group Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) "masterminded" a divestment resolution against Israel that passed at Tufts University in Massachusetts last Passover...

May 12, 2017 11:41 am
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University of Wisconsin Anti-Israel Bill ‘Voided’ by Student Judiciary; Leaders Behind Passover Vote Sanctioned

Anti-Israel legislation passed last month at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was "voided" on Wednesday by the student judiciary due to discrimination against Jewish students that took place during the...

April 21, 2017 1:32 pm
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The Health Benefits of a Passover Diet

JNS.org - For a millennia-old religious celebration that has little to do with physical health, the Passover holiday offers some unexpected benefits. Thanks to its eight-day ban on...

April 19, 2017 4:16 pm
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A Modern Noise That Robs Us of All Peace

Those reading the Passover story can rightly wonder why frogs were such a terrible plague. Was God really showing His power to the Egyptians by sending...

April 16, 2017 3:53 pm
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Passover No Obstacle for Israeli Player on English Soccer Team on Verge of Historic Promotion to Premier League

A second-tier English soccer team is on the verge of a historic promotion to the Premier League, partly due to the contributions of two Israeli...

April 14, 2017 6:04 pm
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Concordia University Urged by Major Canadian Jewish Group to Take Action After Student Government ‘Exploits Passover’ With Anti-Israel Event

An official with a prominent Canadian Jewish group demanded on Friday that Concordia University administrators take action against the Montreal school’s student union (CSU) after...

April 14, 2017 12:37 pm
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From the Passover Seder to the Real World

JNS.org - At my family’s Passover seder this year, we read -- as we always do -- from the traditional Sephardic haggadah, in keeping with the customs of the Jewish...

April 13, 2017 12:59 pm
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Alan Dershowitz: Democrats’ Overreaction to Spicer’s Holocaust Blunder Dishonors the Six Million

The politicization of the Holocaust dishonors the memory of the six million. Sean Spicer made a serious mistake when he compared Bashar Assad to Hitler, and...

April 13, 2017 11:03 am
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Passover – The Remembrance of Suffering, Enslavement and God-Given Freedom

Holidays in Israel are interwoven into daily life so beautifully that to me, after just a few years, they seemed to ebb and flow like...

April 10, 2017 1:57 pm
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Jewish Community ‘Hurt, Angry’ as Tufts Student Senate Passes BDS Motion in Landslide on Eve of Passover

Members of Tufts University's Jewish community told The Algemeiner on Monday they were "hurt and angry," after the school's student senate passed a boycott, divestment and sanctions...

April 9, 2017 9:35 am
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This Passover, Israelis Have Reasons to Rejoice

In the coming days, most Israelis, secular and observant, will celebrate Passover -- the festival of freedom in which we recount our life of slavery and exodus from Egypt,...

April 7, 2017 6:13 am
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Pesach: Just Do It

"Just do it” is, of course, the Nike's slogan, but I think we Jews should adopt it. Let me explain. Why is Pesach, or Passover, so...

March 30, 2017 1:47 pm
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Ahead of Passover Holiday, IDF Conducts Massive Anti-Terrorism Drill in West Bank

JNS.org -  As Passover approaches, Israeli military week completed this week its largest training exercise in the past five years in Judea and Samaria (West Bank). The military exercise...

February 22, 2017 7:35 am
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Jewish Civil Rights Groups Ignore Member of the Tribe Who Was Discriminated Against

JNS.org -- What if you got fired for observing Passover? “Not possible in 21st-century America,” you confidently reply. What if you sued, and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) as...

Culture

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Actor David Schwimmer Bond Over Having Critical Jewish Mothers

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and actor David Schwimmer bonded on Friday over their shared...

Features

Delegation of American Jewish Leaders Visits UAE, Hoping for Results

JNS.org - A large delegation of American Jewish leaders recently spent two days in...

Jewish Groups Urge Resignation of Rep. Keith Ellison Over Ties to Louis Farrakhan

JNS.org - Major Jewish groups, including the leading organization representing Jewish Democrats, are strongly...

World

Trump Backs Effort to Improve Gun Background Checks

The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people. Trump spoke to Senator John Cornyn, a Republican, on Friday about a bipartisan bill...

Israel

Pilot of Downed Israeli Air Force F-16 Jet in Good Condition

JNS.org – The Israel Air Force pilot whose jet was shot down by a Syrian anti-aircraft missile after a strike deep in Syrian territory last week against Iranian infrastructure has been...

Middle East

More Bombs Fall on Syria’s Ghouta After Heaviest Toll in Years

Pro-government forces bombarded Syria's eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 49 people, after the heaviest one-day death toll there in three years on Monday, a war monitoring group said. Some...

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