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Passover

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Top Passover Articles

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  • Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.

     Review: High-def recording of L.A. Phil's 'The Other Mary' is otherworldly.
    In a perfect colossally Minimalist world, where resources and rehearsal time are no object, the Los Angeles Philharmonic might have concluded its Minimalist Jukebox festival Sunday with a revival of John Adams' "The Gospel According to the Other Mary." It...
  • Atty. Gen. Holder decries hate-inspired violence in Kansas

    WASHINGTON — Hate crimes are an affront to the nation, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Thursday at a memorial service for the three victims of the shootings outside two Jewish centers near Kansas City, Mo. Holder, playing a role often filled by...
  • Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock

    Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock
     Why is this night different from all other nights for Eric Afriat? Because he won a million bucks. Poker players always endure ups and downs in long tournaments, but very few had the challenge Eric Afriat did.  He missed the Passover celebration...
  • Mayor asks blogger to apologize for Hitler reference

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer during Tuesday's council meeting demanded an apology from a local blogger who posted online comments comparing the way he runs the city to Adolf Hitler. Eastside resident Geoff West alluded to the Nazi dictator in an...
  • Kansas bloodshed hits South Florida Jewish community hard

    When Sipora Groen heard that a gunman killed three people near a Jewish community center and retirement home in Kansas — reportedly shouting "Heil Hitler" during the attacks — she was saddened and appalled. But she wasn't surprised. "History...
  • Retail Therapy: See our sailors off to sea

    Set sail for Newport: Visitors are welcome to view the 65th Newport to Ensenada International Yacht Race starting at 11 a.m. April 25 off the Balboa Pier. The last boat is expected to pass by at 1:30 p.m. More than 130 boats enter the competition, which...
  • Paucity of whitefish mars Passover meals

    Paucity of whitefish mars Passover meals
    In balmy Southern California this week, the polar vortex is putting a chill on Simon Baitler's Passover meals. On Monday night, 21 people dined at his Santa Monica house to celebrate the Jewish holiday. Another 10 were scheduled to be there Tuesday...
  • Review: 'Heaven Is for Real' soars best when grounded in earthly life

    Conviction is the word that keeps coming to mind in watching "Heaven Is for Real," the latest faith-based film to debut this Passover-Easter season. It is there in Todd Burpo's story of his 4-year-old son's near-death experience, which the Nebraska...
  • Developer claims council requirement will kill Tropico apartment project

    Developer claims council requirement will kill Tropico apartment project
    Following a demand by the City Council last month to decrease the size of the proposed Tropico apartment project by 25%, the developer said Tuesday that such a reduction would kill it. Michael Genthe, developer Mill Creek’s managing director,...
  • Kol HaLev hosts Passover seder in its church home

    Traditional rituals of Passover — the stories, the questions, the food — get a modern spin when Rabbi Geoff Basik presides over Kol HaLev's community seder. The second night observance, held this year on April 15, has become a tradition for...
  • Remembering the victims of the Kansas Jewish center shootings

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Standing at the lectern, Mindy Corporon calmly spoke about love in the face of hatred, describing how two people so central to her life — her father and her son — were shot to death by a gunman who police say is a...