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Passover

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The glories of spring alone are clear evidence that the world is not about to end!

    Q: I love your column. You're so open, honest and straightforward with your answers. I'm 61 (a widow for 35 years) and was raised Catholic. I watch the news each night and see the weather that's occurring in the U.S., people rioting, etc. I'm scared to...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State rep to go after state funds to mandate bear-proof trash cans

    A state lawmaker who represents the Seminole County neighborhoods that have seen two bear attacks in five months is pushing a plan to mandate residents use bear-proof garbage cans. Rep. Mike Clelland wants all residents in subdivisions with frequent...
  • Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday

    Christians gather in Jerusalem to celebrate Good Friday
    JERUSALEM – Thousands of Christian pilgrims from all over the world filled the narrow streets of the Old City of Jerusalem on Good Friday to celebrate on the site they believe Jesus was crucified and buried over 2,000 years ago. The pilgrims...
  • Reliving the Seder story, in old ways and new

    Reliving the Seder story, in old ways and new
    A votive in a glass holder, etched with the Star of David and the words "In memory," sits on the granite table. "We will remember the terrible tragedy," Ron Wolfson says, referring to the previous day's shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas....
  • Baltimore Green Week kicks off with goats and chickens

    Baltimore Green Week kicks off with goats and chickens
    For the children visiting the Pearlstone Center's sustainable farm Sunday, the chickens and baby goats might have been the main event. But supporters of the Family Farm Day said they hope that interaction will be the start of a deeper connection with...
  • Rockets, airstrikes across the Israel-Gaza border during holiday

    Rockets, airstrikes across the Israel-Gaza border during holiday
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli warplanes struck several sites in the Gaza Strip on Monday following a barrage of rockets launched at southern Israel from the seaside enclave earlier in the day, a military spokesman said. According to an army statement, seven...
  • Lesson from the master: Chicken soup

    Lesson from the master: Chicken soup
    Chicken soup is de rigueur at Passover. And with Passover looming, I called Papa. His chicken soup is a lot like my chicken soup, only better. He was happy to spill. "It's very simple," he enthused. "It's the Jewish way from Eastern Europe with all...