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Passover

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Top Passover Articles

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  • Recipe finder | Chocolate-covered matzo

    Gilda Weinfeld from Pikesville said that last year during Passover, an acquaintance sent her some homemade chocolate-covered matzo. She said it was absolutely delicious. But when she called her friend to thank her for the gift, she asked for the recipe...
  • Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews

    Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews
    When telling a tale that includes centuries of endurance, moments of triumph, bursts of humor and sudden, unspeakable atrocities, what's the right tone with which to articulate it all? That's the trick historian Simon Schama had to figure out in his new...
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
  • Israeli diplomatic staff go on strike worldwide over pay

    Israeli diplomatic staff go on strike worldwide over pay
    JERUSALEM -- Israel's Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem was closed Monday and Israeli embassies shuttered worldwide after the country’s diplomatic staff declared an indefinite strike, frustrating high-level travel plans and foreign policy protocol....
  • Dana Point: Surfing, seders and Shaq at St. Regis' posh Passover

    Dana Point: Surfing, seders and Shaq at St. Regis' posh Passover
    New York kosher restaurateur Joey Allaham is taking over the St. Regis Monarch Beach in Dana Point for a kind of extravagant Passover meets luxury summer camp. The weeklong all-inclusive event is set for the 400-room hotel from April 14 to 22. "From a...
  • February 25 EDITORIAL: Another Chance To Support 'The Crown'

    February 25 EDITORIAL: Another Chance To Support 'The Crown'
    It looks like the folks who wrung their hands and said they should have done more shopping at The Crown Market will actually get the chance. Last week the owners of the well-known West Hartford kosher food store, a focal point of the Greater Hartford...
  • Amira Cohen

    Amira Cohen
    When Amira Cohen entered the Central Florida food scene in the 1970s she was simply helping a friend cater social gatherings. The friend left town and Cohen kept catering. Eventually Amira and her husband, Jerry, were managing a thriving three-pronged...
  • Recipe Finder | Torta del re (Italian king's cake)

    Sophie Filippetti from Santa Rosa, Calif., was searching for a recipe for Italian king's cake. She said her mother-in-law used to make it often and even won first prize at their county fair some time ago. She has lost the recipe and wanted to be able to...
  • Commentary: Really think about the meaning of Lent

    Lent, a religious season that is about so much more than avoiding chocolate, is drawing near. For many in the Christian faith, Lent is a time to reflect on the awful journey toward death that led to Jesus' crucifixion. One question that arises often on...
  • Black Angels' Alex Maas: Up close and personal with Roky Erickson

    Black Angels' Alex Maas: Up close and personal with Roky Erickson
    To listen to the Austin-based Black Angels’ latest album, “Indigo Meadow,” is to be enveloped in a velvety fog the color of deep space and crackling with fuzzy static, transmissions from another place and time, the signal bending and...
  • 'The Whipping Man' at the Pico Playhouse

    'The Whipping Man' at the Pico Playhouse
    Matthew Lopez's “The Whipping Man,” presented by the West Coast Jewish Theatre at the Pico Playhouse, is an unusual yet well-crafted drama written with the no-holds-barred emotionalism of vintageWillian Inge or Arthur Miller. The play begins...