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Passover

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Top Passover Articles

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  • Suspected white supremacist held in Kansas Jewish center shootings

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —┬áThree people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist. As the suspect was taken into...
  • Obama: Religious intolerance has 'no place in our society'

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area. “Nobody should have...
  • Boynton Beach city meeting rescheduled

    Boynton Beach city meeting rescheduled
    The Boynton Beach City Commission meeting, normally held on the first and third Tuesday of every month, will be rescheduled to Wednesday April 16. The meeting is rescheduled in honor of Passover – a Jewish holiday. On Wednesday, the city will...
  • Jewish center killings to be investigated as hate crimes

    AURORA, Mo. — The killings of three people on the eve of Passover outside two Jewish facilities in a Kansas City suburb are being treated as┬áhate crimes, law enforcement officials said Monday. Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass and others...
  • 31 recipes to celebrate Passover

    31 recipes to celebrate Passover
    From traditional brisket to pomegranate-glazed lamb, flourless chocolate cake to chocolate pecan brownie fudge cake, add new recipes and traditions to your Passover celebrations with these ideas from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen RECIPES: 31 great...
  • Wrapping our minds around the Noah story in the Bible

     
    Those of you who refuse for whatever reason to consider seriously the observations of comedian Bill Maher are excused from reading this item and offering your withering assessments of him in the comment thread. Move right along. There's still time......
  • In Theory: When one's compass starts to turn

    Earlier this month, the publication Scientific American reported that a series of studies at both Harvard University and the University of Utah showed that people are more likely to make ethical decisions in the morning than they are as the day wears on....
  • Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews

    Simon Schama takes on a big topic: the history of the Jews
    When telling a tale that includes centuries of endurance, moments of triumph, bursts of humor and sudden, unspeakable atrocities, what's the right tone with which to articulate it all? That's the trick historian Simon Schama had to figure out in his new...
  • Israeli diplomatic staff go on strike worldwide over pay

    Israeli diplomatic staff go on strike worldwide over pay
    JERUSALEM -- Israel's Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem was closed Monday and Israeli embassies shuttered worldwide after the country’s diplomatic staff declared an indefinite strike, frustrating high-level travel plans and foreign policy protocol....
  • Jews stay within Passover rules by selling bread, buying back after holiday

    Jews stay within Passover rules by selling bread, buying back after holiday
    During Passover, the holiday that begins tonight, observant Jews avoid eating leavened bread and all other foods whose ingredients rise during preparation. That means doing without some of the modern diet's tastiest staples, from bagels and pizza to pasta...
  • Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

    My mother's yahrzeit came twice this year. Yahr-zeit: Literally, time of year. It's shorthand for the anniversary of a death in the family. According to Jewish custom, it's observed for a husband, wife, mother, father, brother, sister or, God forbid, a...