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Posts Tagged: passover

April 28, 2016 6:31 am

My First Passover As an Israeli - The first time I came to Israel for Passover, I was sold. At Burger’s Bar, a popular burger restaurant in Israel, they served hamburgers...

April 27, 2016 11:40 am

Passover: Singing About National Miracles, Past and Present - The Israelites left Egypt on the first day of Passover, but the Egyptians didn’t leave them until the sea separated them forever on the...

April 26, 2016 9:03 am

Staggering Stupidity

We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them. – Albert Einstein One does not have to be an Einstein to grasp...

April 22, 2016 11:12 am

Unflattering Truths About the New York Times’ ‘Unkosher’ Jewish-Food Obsession

The New York Times is obsessed with Jewish food — in a way that is unflatteringly revealing about the newspaper’s overall attitude toward Jews and...

April 22, 2016 6:50 am

Passover, Judaism and Bernie Sanders

Abba Eban once said that “if Algeria introduced a UN resolution declaring the earth was flat and that Israel had flattened it, it would pass by...

April 22, 2016 6:44 am

Passover Defies Logic, But It Works

Pesach, like all of religion, defies logic. That does not make it any less significant, valid or effective. The whole of mysticism, you might say, all...

April 21, 2016 12:52 pm

In Contrasting Passover Messages, Britain’s Prime Minister Decries Antisemitism, Labour Leader Stresses ‘Universal Struggle for Liberation’

In his annual Passover message, published in Jewish News, Britain’s prime minister said he is “determined to do everything in [his] power” to eliminate antisemitism across the...

April 21, 2016 6:58 am

Passover Is Our Celebration of Freedom and Miracles

On the first night of Passover, the festive meal is preceded by the Seder, which chronicles our emergence from bondage into a nation and recounts...

April 21, 2016 6:45 am

Why Christians Should Celebrate Passover

The Passover holiday commemorates the exodus of Jews from slavery in Egypt. It is a celebration of freedom. On this basis alone, Christians should join...

April 21, 2016 6:18 am

At the Seder: What If You Just Don’t Feel It?

There are likely to be at least a couple skeptics at most seder tables. The story of the Exodus, with it’s other-worldly plagues, set in the midst of detailed...

April 20, 2016 1:00 pm

Blessed Are Those Who Eat Chametz!

The Talmud (Brachot 17a) poses the following question: Why is it prohibited to eat or to possess chametz (leaven), such as bread, on Pesach? What is there in the nature...

April 19, 2016 6:30 pm

South Africa’s Chief Rabbi Uses Passover Message to Call for Resignation of Country’s President ‘Accused of Selling Government to Highest Bidder’

South Africa needs saving from its own president and it will take a leader the likes of Moses to bring about this miracle, South Africa’s...


10 Things That Happen During the Holidays — Only in Israel

1. Everyone wishes you a happy new year, easy fast and happy holiday -- just as they do for Christmas in...

Israel Advocate Wants to Change Views About Jewish State, One Tattoo at a Time

“Low-brow” art forms can be a powerful advocacy tool, the head of a...


Police Called to London University After Protesters Trap Attendees of Israe...

Police were called to University College London (UCL) on Thursday evening after anti-Israel protesters stormed an event organized by local pro-Israel advocacy...

Middle East

Arab States Pressuring PA President Abbas to Resolve Internal Palestinian D...

Saudi Arabia, Egypt and other Arab states are piling pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to resolve divisions in his Fatah party...