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Passover

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Top Passover Articles

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  • Homebound seniors not forgotten at Passover

    Homebound seniors not forgotten at Passover
    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...
  • Believers seek common ground as Passover, Easter converge this weekend

    Believers seek common ground as Passover, Easter converge this weekend
    When Ilise Marrazzo was growing up, Easter was one of her favorite holidays. But the celebration often left her feeling perplexed. Her father was Catholic, and she loved candy and Easter egg hunts as much as the next kid. But as a Conservative Jew, she...
  • A day for all to renew faith

    A day for all to renew faith
    The news of the day can be enough to make almost anyone lose faith. We have racist behavior in the Fort Lauderdale police department. We have the city of Hollywood spending millions to essentially deport the homeless to be someone else's problem. We...
  • A new look for your Passover dinner

    Passover is the Jewish holiday most centered around food. Family and friends get together around the dinner table to tell the story of their ancestors' escape from slavery in Egypt more than 3,000 years ago. A number of foods with symbolic meanings are...
  • Easter, Passover message: Doubt is the sign of true belief

    Meet the Rev. David Kraemer. Er, wait. That's not quite right. He's not officially a reverend at this moment. But on the Sunday after Easter, he will be. He will be a full-collared, ordained minister in the Unitarian Church which I once erroneously...
  • A religious convergence

    A religious convergence
    The confluence of certain Jewish and Christian holidays is not so rare that it qualifies for a minor religious miracle. Occasionally, Hanukkah and Christmas more or less overlap, as do Passover and certain aspects of Easter; that's the advantage of...
  • Passover prep: Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie rabbis kosherize kitchen utensils

    Passover prep: Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie rabbis kosherize kitchen utensils
    Rabbi Yosef Posner of Lubavitch Chabad of Skokie meticulously examines the red teapot, turning it over and upside down, looking deeply into every crevice, to see if he can fulfill the woman's one request. "I want my teapot for Pesach. I didn't want to...
  • Seder at Park Ridge hospital a chance for patients to observe Passover

    Seder at Park Ridge hospital a chance for patients to observe Passover
    A conference room on the 10th floor of a hospital building is not the typical setting for a Passover seder. But for the past five years, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge have hosted a model Passover...
  • Allentown native Andy Goldfarb starts site devoted to Passover traditions

    Passover is more than just another holiday for Allentown native Andy Goldfarb. It's one filled with fascinating cultural history, long-standing traditions and magical family memories. "I always loved Passover with my family," says Goldfarb, who now...
  • Passover: Welcoming gentiles for Seder a strong tradition

    When it comes to Passover, Seder is hardly just for Jews at Lee Nelson's house. In fact, Jews are usually outnumbered. Her daughter brought along a Muslim she was seeing last year, and Nelson loves it when two particular non-Jewish friends round out her...
  • Holiday help: egg cups, organic soups and sardines for Passover

     Holiday help: egg cups, organic soups and sardines for Passover
    Charming critters Expect a few smiles at Easter breakfast when these tiny stoneware egg cups show up holding soft-boiled or brightly colored hard-cooked eggs. A set of four Animal Egg Cups from West Elm features abstract images of a rabbit, duck,...