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Posts Tagged: 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...

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...

Features

US Veterans in Israel: Memorial Day Profiles in Courage and Healing (Part Two)

JNS.org - According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, approximately 20 veterans commit suicide across...

Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump’s Agenda in Israel

JNS.org - During his meeting with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday...

Manchester Attack Prompts US Law Enforcement Reaction

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies are reacting to Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, with new warnings...

Israel

Church of Scotland’s Rejection of BDS and Criticism of Hamas Draws Ca...

Scottish Jews have cautiously welcomed the Church of Scotland's decision at its annual General Assembly to reject the BDS campaign...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Over the Years, Palestinian Leaders Have ‘Excelled ...

Over the years, Palestinian leaders have “excelled in two things: rhetoric and missing opportunities,” a Saudi journalist wrote in a...

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