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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...
  • 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...
  • Gunman kills 3 at Jewish centers outside Kansas City

    Gunman kills 3 at Jewish centers outside Kansas City
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Three people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here, and the suspect — a man in his 70s thought to be a white supremacist — appeared to shout "Heil Hitler!" as he was taken into custody....
  • Jonathan Pollard, bargaining chip?

    The latest round of negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians is in deep trouble. But the Obama administration shouldn't try to salvage the talks by releasing Jonathan Pollard, the former naval intelligence analyst who is serving a life sentence...
  • 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...
  • Addictive chocolate-covered matzoh

    Gilda Weinfeld from Pikesville said that last year during Passover, an acquaintance sent her some homemade chocolate-covered matzoh. She said it was absolutely delicious, and when she called her friend to thank her for the gift she asked for the recipe &#...
  • Recipe finder | Chocolate-covered matzo

    Gilda Weinfeld from Pikesville said that last year during Passover, an acquaintance sent her some homemade chocolate-covered matzo. She said it was absolutely delicious. But when she called her friend to thank her for the gift, she asked for the recipe...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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......
  • 21 deceptively satisfying soups that make a perfect dinner

    21 deceptively satisfying soups that make a perfect dinner
    Soups are a deceptive thing. You sit down to dinner, someone places a bowl in front of you and your heart falls. How is soup a meal? But very soon, you're reminded of its powers to sate and comfort all at once. In the Holiday Edition of the California...