| Mar 24, 2015
| 9:34 AM
According to Farley Weiss, of Boca Raton, president of the National Council of Young Israel — the national coordinating agency for nearly 150 Orthodox Young Israel synagogues throughout the United States and Canada — many Jews today are...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 12:59 PM
Unity, human rights and freedom will be the major themes as the American Jewish Committee of Palm Beach County and the F. Malcolm Cunningham Sr. Bar Association host a "Passover Seder: A Joint Celebration of Unity, Human Rights and Freedom" on March 31,...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Passover begins at sundown Friday, and, as always, Chicago's restaurants are prepared. Some dining and carryout options:
Beatrix. Holiday-friendly pastries and desserts, including raspberry macaroons ($2.95), gluten-free flourless chocolate cake ($8....
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Wheat flour isn't permitted during the Passover holiday, which can be a challenge for making desserts. Also, the Seder meal has so many courses that often my guests don't want a heavy dessert. I have made flourless chocolate tortes, meringues topped...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 8:43 AM
Passover, or Pesach, the Jewish holiday that celebrates the Biblical liberation of Jews from slavery in Egypt, begins on April 3, with the first seder night, ending on April 11.
It's a time of joyous family gatherings, special meals and sweet tasting...
| Mar 11, 2015
Temple Kol-Ami Emanu-El in Plantation celebrates bothPesach (Passover) and Purim this week with two unique programs.
On March 15 at 8 a.m., the second annual Purim Run with the Rabbi 5k run/walk takes place at Central Park in Plantation. Rabbi Howard...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 2:20 PM
Naperville resident Melisa Wells, 46, believes in sharing thoughts about food, traditions, family and innovations with others and has found several ways to achieve this goal.
Since 2007, she has been a active blogger at suburbanscrawl.com and works as a...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 1:04 PM
Kathi Weitzner, pre-school director at the Samuel M. & Helene Soref Jewish Community Center in Plantation, says the Soref JCC has had a hands-on Passover program at its pre-school every year for the 20 years she has been at the JCC.
However, this was...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 11:27 AM
As a kid, I'd make a face when it was announced that everyone at the Passover table was free to add a personal observation or commentary on the story of the holiday, which begins Friday evening.
Tradition provides that, except for a few bites of matzo...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Here are the ingredients for making kids care about Passover: mix history, religion and baking. Add a wacky rabbi from South Florida who wears funny hats. Invite audience participation: the flour girl, the water boy, the mad scientist. Hand kids dough,...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 3:26 PM
Passover and Good Friday fall on the same day this year (April 3), and Easter Sunday and the second day of Passover are also on the same day (April 5). Although Easter Sunday was on the same day for all Christian denominations last year, that will not...