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April 22, 2024 11:07 am
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A Passover Guide for the Perplexed 2024

Here are eight things you should know ahead of this year's celebration of Passover: 1. Passover (April 22-30, 2024) is a Jewish national liberation holiday, highlighting...

April 5, 2023 11:03 am
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A 2023 Passover Guide for the Perplexed

Ahead of Passover 2023, here are some facts you should know about the holiday, and the shared values between Israel and America. 1. The Passover Exodus,...

April 12, 2021 12:34 pm
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My First Seder: Finding Redemption and Roots Amid the Pandemic

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, I found myself in Jerusalem sitting at my first Passover seder. Although this has been a period of unprecedented...

March 25, 2021 10:29 am
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In Every Generation: How the Pesach Haggadah Sheds Light on Israel’s Security Situation

The ancient words that we will soon recite during the Passover seder can seem archaic or impertinent to our modern-day circumstances. How can the Haggadah,...

April 9, 2020 12:55 pm
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Passover in Israel Looks Like Yom Kippur — Roads Empty Due to Coronavirus

Israel's highways, intersections and back streets were deserted during Passover on Thursday, as coronavirus restrictions and a holiday curfew left the country looking more like...

April 19, 2019 10:16 am
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Setting Aside a Matzah for Israel’s Remaining Missing Soldiers

JNS.org - Standing among thousands at the Mount Herzl Military Cemetery in Jerusalem, I felt that an important piece of my life was coming full-circle....

April 10, 2019 9:17 am
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Academic ‘Afikomen’: Apart From Family, Campus Students Create Their Own Passover

JNS.org - “There’s no place like home," said Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. But if she’d been Jewish, the heroine would no doubt have said,...

March 27, 2018 1:38 pm
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Israeli Military Set for Mammoth Task of Prepping for Passover

JNS.org - Despite its many round-the-clock security missions, the Israel Defense Forces believes that bringing the holiday spirit to its personnel is an imperative. As Passover approaches,...

April 3, 2017 6:57 am
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In Wake of Jerusalem Stabbings, Security Bolstered Ahead of Passover

JNS.org - Following two Palestinian stabbing attacks in Jerusalem’s Old City within a week, a senior officer from the Israel Police has warned of a possible...

April 27, 2016 11:40 am
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Passover: Singing About National Miracles, Past and Present

JNS.org - The Israelites left Egypt on the first day of Passover, but the Egyptians didn’t leave them until the sea separated them forever on the...

April 26, 2016 12:35 pm
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Israel’s Shin Bet Foils Passover Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

JNS.org - Three Palestinians believed to be planning a terrorist attack in Jerusalem were arrested early Tuesday, Israel’s Shin Bet security agency revealed. The suspects — ages...

April 25, 2016 8:07 am
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IDF Concludes Amnesty Program for Return of Equipment, No Questions Asked

The Israel Defense Forces recently ended an amnesty program that encouraged former soldiers to return equipment they had been holding on to illegally, Canada's CBC News reported on...

April 23, 2016 7:30 pm
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Israeli Officials Denied Entrance to Temple Mount During Passover for ‘Security Reasons’

Israeli MPs and ministers have been banned from entering a key religious compound in Jerusalem "for security reasons" during the Jewish Passover festival which begins...

April 23, 2016 1:30 pm
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Israeli Police Arrest Jewish Activists Planning Passover Sacrifice on Temple Mount

Israeli police detained seven people on Friday on suspicion of planning to sacrifice lambs on the Temple Mount compound, also known as the Haram al-Sharif...

World

Iran Sentences Rapper Toomaj Salehi to Death Over 2022-23 Unrest

An Iranian revolutionary court has sentenced well-known Iranian rapper Toomaj Salehi to death for charges linked to Iran's 2022-23 unrest, his lawyer told Iranian newspaper Sharq on Wednesday. Salehi in his...

Israel

Israeli Hostage Families Make Passover Plea for Return of Missing Loved One...

Relatives of Israeli hostages held in Gaza will mark the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover, a week-long festival that...

Middle East

Drone, Rocket Attacks Targeted US Forces in Iraq, US Officials Say

US forces in Iraq and Syria faced two separate rocket and explosive drone attacks in less than 24 hours, Iraqi security sources and US officials told Reuters on Monday, the...

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