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Posts Tagged: Passover 2021

April 5, 2021 2:26 pm
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Global Freedom on the Decline

JNS.org - Passover is a celebration of freedom, but its underlying story is a salutary reminder that freedom is a fragile thing and that achieving...

March 31, 2021 12:17 pm
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The Most Unlikely Passover Seder

JNS.org - On the eve of Passover, I was one of 13 people driving through the rolling sand dunes between Abu Dhabi and the remote...

March 30, 2021 12:48 pm
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This Passover, a Song of Thanks

JNS.org - It’s hard to believe that only a year has passed since Passover of 5780 (2020). Since the late Rabbi Menachem Mendel Gafner of...

March 26, 2021 10:48 am
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What Kind of Freedom Do We Celebrate on Passover?

The New York Review of Books recently devoted a lot of space to a review of “The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of...

March 25, 2021 12:03 pm
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Passover and the US-Israel Bond

Here's a quick Passover recap: According to Heinrich Heine, the 19th century German poet, “Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.” Professor Yehudah...

March 25, 2021 10:45 am
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Why the Seder and Exodus Should Make Us Optimistic

Countless studies have explored the usefulness of optimism as a psychological phenomenon, and all of them have demonstrated that optimists have a higher quality of...

March 25, 2021 10:07 am
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Passover Seder’s Takeaways Speak to the Woke Divide

JNS.org - This Saturday night in the midst of the loosening COVID-19 pandemic and the tightening of America’s cancel culture pandemic, Jewish families will celebrate...

March 24, 2021 2:53 pm
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Passover and Preserving History in 2021

Cecil B. Demille’s famous film "The Ten Commandments" was a massive box office hit. Decades before, in 1923, Demille made a silent film of the...

March 24, 2021 10:10 am
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The Seder and the Stories We Retell

Imagine bringing a guest to your family’s seder -- a newcomer to the Pesach traditions. “We will tell the story of our journey from slavery...

March 24, 2021 9:56 am
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What I’ve Learned Teaching Jewish Texts in the UAE

JNS.org - In 2011, on one of my first trips to the United Arab Emirates, I sat in on a class taught by then-New York...

March 23, 2021 11:00 am
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Does the Haggadah Teach the Meaning of Life?

JNS.org - Some Jews can’t get enough of the inspiration it offers for questions and debate. Others grow up counting pages in it, waiting, often...

March 22, 2021 11:21 am
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This Passover, Let Us Release Our Anger

Operation Warp Speed was an unreported success of the Trump administration, in the unprecedented marshaling of public and private resources to develop multiple COVID-19 vaccines...

Features

Israeli Locust Slayers Train Ethiopians to Save Crops

JNS.org - Some call it a plague. Yoav Motro calls it a war. The enemies are the huge armies of desert...

An Israeli Soldier Gives His All for Lonely Senior Citizens

JNS.org - “Between 11th and 12th grade, after a tough fencing session, I saw a television report about all these...

Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies

JNS.org - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

World

German Foreign Minister Rebuked After Saying Sabotage of Iranian Nuclear Fa...

The foreign minister of Germany was criticized on Monday after he expressed disapproval of the sabotaging over the weekend of...

Israel

Israeli Security Services Expose Iranian Plot to Kidnap Israelis Using Fals...

Israel’s Shin Bet domestic security service and the Mossad foreign intelligence agency have uncovered an Iranian plot to use fake...

Middle East

Syrian Air Force May Have Dropped Chlorine Bomb on Town in Rebel Area in 20...

The global chemical weapons watchdog has "reasonable grounds to believe" that Syria's air force dropped a chlorine bomb on a...

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