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Passover

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  • Five kids books for Passover

    Five kids books for Passover
    Perhaps more than any other Jewish festival, Passover is about telling stories. At the Seder, or ceremonial dinner, that takes place Monday on the first night of the holiday, Jews around the world will retell the biblical tale of the Israelites' escape...
  • Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs

    Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs
    This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
  • Jewish families donate leavened food in observation of Passover

    Jewish families donate leavened food in observation of Passover
    Passover is seen traditionally as a holiday of the spring, not usually marked by snow. But Howard Kaplan and his wife, Roberta, of Baltimore, wouldn't let Monday's inclement conditions deter them from coming to the Pimlico Race Course to dispose of...
  • Crime & Punishment: Manchester Gas Station Manager Caught Selling K2

    Crime & Punishment: Manchester Gas Station Manager Caught Selling K2
    The election for president of UConn' Undergraduate Student Government was marked by a surprising amount of scandal and political intrigue. Shiv Gandhi bested Edward Courchaine by 340 votes. Then Courchaine filed a complaint accusing Gandhi of violating...
  • Midweek Madness looks at lost art of sex appeal, courtesy of Judy Garland

    Midweek Madness looks at lost art of sex appeal, courtesy of Judy Garland
    OK, Midweek Madness fans, I thought a little something related to Easter would be in order (I'll find something for Passover next year).  So here is one of the cutest 60 seconds or so in the delectable movie "Easter Parade" with Judy Garland and Fred...
  • Springtime snowfall belies the warm season ahead [Commentary]

    The snow on the day after the Christian observance of Palm Sunday and the first day of the Jewish observance of Passover was certainly an unusual occurrence in Harford County. The most vital of holidays for both faiths are very closely associated with...
  • Film 'Melting Away' Has Special Significance To Jewish Transgendered Woman

    Film 'Melting Away' Has Special Significance To Jewish Transgendered Woman
    Joy Ladin has carved out a unique niche for herself. "I specialize in being an anomaly," Ladin said. "I'm the Wandering Trans-Jew." Ladin once was Jay Ladin, a husband and father who was miserable in his own skin. Ladin has since left that life behind...
  • Showers possible to spoil Easter Sunday egg hunts

    Showers possible to spoil Easter Sunday egg hunts
    A warm-up to seasonable early spring weather is in the forecast for this weekend, but rain could arrive for any egg hunts and picnics scheduled for Easter Sunday. Saturday is forecast to be a nice day to be outside, with highs around 60, calm winds...
  • My Answer: Scripture never goes out of style

    Q: Does God ever tell us to do something, or to believe something, that contradicts the Bible? A friend of mine says the Bible is out of date and we need to let the Spirit guide us in new directions, but I'm not so sure about that. — S.Y. * A:...
  • The God Squad: Easter is a tough egg to crack

    Q: My wife and I had a discussion last night concerning the different time periods we actually celebrate Easter. Sometimes, Easter is in mid-April, and sometimes in early March. We celebrate the birth of Christ on Dec. 25 every year, yet there's no...
  • Local lawyer goes from self-published novel to book deal

    Local lawyer goes from self-published novel to book deal
    Word of mouth is the self-published author's Kickstarter. Steadily building buzz can catapult a book from selling a few copies here and there to being picked up by a major publisher with all the distribution resources and marketing muscle at its disposal....