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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

New Biography of Philanthropist Fails to Ask Key Jewish Questions (REVIEW)

JNS.org - Professor Hasia Diner has a well-earned reputation as an insightful historian. But...

Conan O’Brien Tries Winning Over Israeli Woman While Covered in Dead Sea Mud

Conan O'Brien shared on his late night talk show on Monday a video...

15,000 People Attend Largest-Ever Israeli Cultural Festival in Europe

JNS.org - The largest-ever Israeli cultural event in Europe, TLV in LDN, attracted some...

Features

The Unheard Story: Bulgaria’s Rescue of 50,000 Jews During the Holocaust

You have probably heard of "Schindler’s List" -- Steven Spielberg’s movie, which brought to life...

IDF’s Underground Gaza Wall May Change Hamas Terror Strategies

Time may be running out for one of Hamas' main weapons against Israel:...

World

North Korea Threatens US With ‘Horrible Nuclear Strike’

North Korea warned Tuesday that the US will be destroyed if it chooses to defy the "military giant" led by leader Kim Jong Un. "In case the US opts for confrontation...

Israel

Israel Closes West Bank, Gaza Strip for Rosh Hashanah

The IDF announced on Tuesday that it will put in place a closure of the West Bank and Gaza Strip beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, ahead of the holiday...

Middle East

Abbas Tells Trump Israel-Palestinian Peace Deal Can Be Reached This Year

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told US President Donald Trump Wednesday a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians can be reached this year, adding it could be "the deal of...

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