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Passover

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  • 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...
  • 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...