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Passover

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Top Passover Articles

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  • Wine shines during Easter, Passover

    Wine shines during Easter, Passover
    From the point of view of religion, this is wine drinking's annual high-water mark. Easter isn't Easter without its dinner of lamb or ham and their wines; Passover isn't Pesach without the mandated four cups of wine during the Seder and then more...
  • Longing for forbidden foods during Passover

    Longing for forbidden foods during Passover
    As rich as the Ashkenazic Jewish tradition is, once each year I lean toward going Sephardic for a week. That time is, of course, Passover, when the two largest groups of Jews follow very different food customs. The Ashkenazic Jews are from France,...
  • Matzo provides sweet ending in Passover desserts

    Matzo provides sweet ending in Passover desserts
    Matzo is a symbol of Passover because those crisp squares of unleavened bread speak of a millennia-old flight from Egypt so sudden there was no time for dough to rise. Matzo can be delicious — I love smearing it with softened butter for a snack...
  • Immigrants need mercy, justice, religious leaders at L.A. vigil say

    Immigrants need mercy, justice, religious leaders at L.A. vigil say
    Several of Southern California's most prominent religious leaders gathered in downtown Los Angeles early Friday in a vigil for immigration reform, underscoring a growing interfaith effort to change the nation's immigration laws.  Undocumented immigrants...
  • Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law

    Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law
    Several of Southern California's most prominent religious leaders held a vigil for immigration reform in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, underscoring a growing interfaith effort to change the nation's laws. Immigrants who are in the United States...
  • Potato salad for Passover

    Potato salad for Passover
    Q: I had the pleasure of attending a conference at the Boca Raton Resort & Club and one of the side items on the lunch buffet was a roasted sweet potato, apple and almond salad. It was delicious and would make a great side dish for holidays. Any chance...
  • Moraine Township to hold food drive

    Moraine Township to hold food drive
    Moraine Township is partnering with Sunset Foods in Highland Park this Friday and Saturday in a special food drive entering the Passover and Easter holidays, highlighting a growing food insecurity in the community. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. both...
  • Brisket slicing is back

    Brisket slicing is back
    In August we reported that the complimentary service of slicing holiday briskets by grocery stores and butchers would end in a number of suburbs as of Jan. 1. But in time for Passover, some meat vendors who appealed to Northbrook's village sanitarian...
  • Celebrate spring with a bunny hop for adults, Easter egg hunts and more

    Celebrate spring with a bunny hop for adults, Easter egg hunts and more
    Is it just us, or are you also surprised to wake up and find that it's April already? And that Easter is just around the corner? Yep, it's true, and here are a few events to celebrate the season. If you know of other Easter, Passover and spring events,...
  • Religion: How to talk about it properly

    Religion: How to talk about it properly
    Religion, like politics, is something polite people aren't supposed to talk about, particularly at the dinner table. And there's sound reasoning for this: Passions can flame, voices spike, dissent can explode into disputes long-festering. But if one...
  • Braise veal shanks for an unforgettably delicious Passover seder meal

    Sundown on Monday evening, April 14, marks the first night this year of Passover, the eight-day celebration of the Jewish people's freedom from bondage in ancient Egypt. Tradition holds that the holiday is observed with a Seder, from the Hebrew word for...