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Posts Tagged: seder

March 25, 2014 5:21 pm

Birthright Division Helps Young Jews Host Creative Passover Seders - Hundreds of young American Jews will host imaginative and creative Passover seders with friends this year as a result of assistance from...

March 31, 2013 1:25 am

How to Get Through a Passover Seder (HUMOR)

Passover means seders. They are important Jewish traditions, but also social and hunger-filled minefields. These tips will help you navigate the time between...

March 25, 2013 2:39 pm

One Fine Sip: 18th Century Seder Cup Will Set You Back $35,000 (VIDEO)

Adding a touch of history to your Passover seder will cost you if you aren't already set with family heirlooms. Just ask Jonathan Greenstein, CEO...

March 22, 2013 2:04 am

Passover At Home

What do we mean by a family? There are so many new definitions and variations. Too often people who, for circumstances beyond their ...

April 12, 2012 4:38 pm

The Atheist Passover Seder With Christopher Hitchens

It may surprise you to hear that foremost atheist and anti-theist Christopher Hitchens made a seder and even required his daughter to attend. In a...

April 12, 2012 2:05 pm

The Seder of the Recovering Alcoholic

Fifteen years ago, I observed a Passover in Japan. It was a few weeks before Passover 1997. Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky of Chabad World Headquarters...

April 12, 2012 1:04 pm

Russian Billionaire Embarks on 3 Day Journey Through Desert to Mark Passover (PHOTOS)

Russian Billionaire Mikhail Fridman and other Russian businessmen embarked on a 3 day journey through the deserts of modern Israel last week, in order...

April 9, 2012 3:14 pm

A Conversation With Trayvon Martin’s Mother

My dear friend Kathryn Milofsky arranged for me to speak with Trayvon Martin's mother, Sybrina Fulton, and her attorney Benjamin Crump, today just before Passover....

April 9, 2012 3:04 pm

Minka Kelly and Mandy Moore Get Together for Passover Seder

Actresses Mandy Moore and Minka Kelly were together for a Passover Seder over the weekend, joined by family and friends to celebrate the Jewish holiday. Moore...

April 6, 2012 10:46 am

Family, Food, Soccer, and Matzoh Bring IDF Together on Passover (VIDEO)

Soccer, driving, singing, photography, and hanging out by the Mediterranean Sea are all part of the Israel Defense Forces' video message to those celebrating Passover...

April 5, 2012 11:38 am

The Modern Relevancy of Passover

Despite alienation from religious extremism and the extortionist tactics of the one-dimensional haredi political parties, there has been a remarkable revival in...

April 4, 2012 10:58 am

‘Information Age’ Lessons From Passover

Passover, billed as 'The Festival of Freedom', is upon us again. When one observes the way it is practiced today perhaps another apt label could...

July 1, 2011 12:17 pm

Oy-Bama – Where’s the Love?

Upon returning from this year's AIPAC convention Rabbi David Wolpe ascended the pulpit at the Sinai Temple in Beverly Hills to give his impressions of...

April 12, 2011 11:54 am

Divided Matzah, Divided People: The Secret of the Afikoman

Afikoman For children, it is the highlight of the seder. Over the years they discovered that because the seder could not be concluded until this...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...