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Posts Tagged: passover

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...

April 28, 2016 6:31 am
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My First Passover As an Israeli

JNS.org - 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
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Passover: Singing About National Miracles, Past and Present

JNS.org - 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

April 19, 2016 6:20 pm
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John Kasich: Celebrate Passover By Fulfilling God’s Purpose for Your Life

JNS.org - I’ve had the wonderful privilege of meeting thousands of people from all different faith backgrounds out on the campaign trail. It’s been both a...

Culture

2,000-Year-Old Jewish Community Unearthed Near Beit Shemesh

JNS.org - During a weeklong excavation project near Beit Shemesh, 240 Israeli students from Jerusalem’s Boyer High School uncovered the remains...

30 Pastors Witness Lifesaving Israeli Volunteer EMS Methods in Jerusalem

JNS.org - A special delegation from the US organized by Christians United for Israel...

Features

AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

JNS.org - In recent years, AIPAC’s policy conferences have centered on hot-button issues such as the Iran nuclear deal, tension between the...

Israeli Knesset Enters Recess Amid Questions on Government’s Stability

JNS.org - During the past two weeks, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly...

Amid Political Turmoil at Home, Netanyahu Forges Ahead on Asia Pivot

JNS.org - As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced ongoing turmoil within his governing coalition...

World

Scholars: Middle Eastern Studies Association’s Vote to Remove Self-De...

A renowned American-Israel historian told The Algemeiner on Tuesday that the vote earlier this month by members of a US academic society...

Israel

Ethiopian-Israeli Activist: Anyone Who Says Jewish State Is an Apartheid Co...

“If someone says Israel is an apartheid country, they don’t know what apartheid means,” an Ethiopian-Israeli activist told The Algemeiner...

Middle East

Report: Hamas Develops High-Powered Rocket Similar to Hezbollah Missiles

JNS.org - The Palestinian terror organization Hamas has developed a new high-powered rocket similar to those utilized by the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, Israel’s Army Radio reported. The report described the new...

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