October 21, 2018

Passover

Hannah Poltorak Shalhevet High School As family and friends gather at the white table covered with a layer of thin plastic, they prepare...
PASSOVER 5778, HAGGADAH: “This is the bread of affliction that our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt. Let all who are hungry come and eat.
“This is how you shall eat it: your loins girded, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and you shall eat it hurriedly:
The attraction was instant and made me very, very anxious.   Her father’s courtship of me was a month in progress when he invited me...
You know the old story about parents leaving the house and then their kids going crazy by throwing wild parties and misbehaving?
As jews sit down to Passover seders to retell the story of when our ancestors were slaves and refugees, Jewish World Watch (JWW),
The only time in my family history when both sets of grandparents gathered together for Pesach seder, it was a disaster.
Morris “Moe” Treibitz is doing surprisingly well today, having survived homelessness, heroin addiction and a decade in prison for...
As we sit down to our Passover seders this weekend and retell the story of how we wandered in the desert to achieve our freedom,
Everyone gets that cleaning the house for Passover is a hassle. Having to go through all the cabinets, sweep, vacuum, mop (in Morocco,
Passover, or Pesach, is the holiday during which Jews celebrate their liberation from Egyptian slavery. It lasts for eight days.
Can the simple arrangement of the Passover seder plate reflect a deeper message? In the Sephardic tradition, the answer is a resounding yes.
For most Jews gathering next week for Passover, the items on the seder table are as familiar as the story of the Exodus.
A Passover tale, written and illustrated by shirin raban, based on real events and the author’s life growing up in Iran
Tomchei LA provides an opportunity for community members to perform mitzvot by packing boxes of food for families who can't afford to purchase their own.
There is something about this story, the liberation of the Israelites, that is restless in the heart. It carries no expiration date.
I have even visited the annual Festival of the Chariots, held by the Hare Krishna movement in Venice Beach.
“For This We Left Egypt?” by Dave Barry, Alan Zweibel and Adam Mansbach, is a humorous answer to Maxwell House’s classic haggadah.
Designing a seder that can work for everyone can feel like a challenge for even the most seasoned educator, let alone a busy parent.
A recent poll showed that more than one-third of Americans have argued with a family member or close friend about the 2016 election.
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