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Posts Tagged: seder

March 25, 2014 5:21 pm
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Birthright Division Helps Young Jews Host Creative Passover Seders

JNS.org - 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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‘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
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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
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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...

Culture

Israel’s Future Tallest Building Approved for Construction

JNS.org - Construction has been approved for an ambitious project to build Israel's new tallest skyscraper. The Israeli Finance Ministry’s district committee has signed off on...

Master of the Chefs: The Kosher World’s Unsung Hero

JNS.org - Do you recall what you were eating in kosher restaurants 10 years ago? Had you tried sous-vide dishes? Homemade...

Chutzpah and High Heels: A Sad, Funny, True Story

Chutzpah & High Heels, by Jessica Fishman. 317 pages. Yotzeret Publishing. $15.95. In her new book, Jessica Fishman gives us an...

Features

As Recreational Use Clears Hurdle, Medical Cannabis Rides High in Israel

JNS.org - Beyond the scent of cannabis drifting through the venue, there was an extra...

‘Jesus’s Tomb’ Shrine Unveiled After Painstaking Restoration Efforts in Jerusalem

JNS.org - After several months of meticulous restoration work, the shrine that...

Hezbollah Uses Terror Recruitment to Threaten Israel

JNS.org - When it comes to the threat posed by Hezbollah, Israelis often worry about rocket attacks or other conventional arms. But...

World

Trump Campaign Mideast Adviser Walid Phares: President Envisions Resolution...

A terrorism expert and long-time Fox News analyst who served as the new US leader’s Mideast adviser during the election campaign...

Israel

Israeli President Rivlin Rejects Former PM Olmert’s Pardon Request

JNS.org - A pardon request filed by incarcerated former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was rejected Monday by President Reuven Rivlin. In the rejection, Rivlin noted that the special circumstances of Olmert's conviction...

Middle East

Ahead of Washington Trip, Egyptian President El-Sisi Meets With US Jewish L...

JNS.org - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with World Jewish Congress (WJC) President Ronald Lauder Sunday to discuss US-Egypt relations,...

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