The arrival of Passover brings about the need to outline the guiding principles of what was – and may still be – the largest Jewish denomination in Israel: orthodox secularism.
What is the story behind this oddly-shaped, easily transported challah?
The Shabbat after Passover is special to Jews around the the world, and even to foodies and bread connoisseurs — there is nothing like the smell of the dough rising and the taste of a warm piece of challah after almost two weeks of no leavened homemade bread.
— Covering the White House Easter Egg Roll live, CNN reporter John Berman noted that Ivanka Trump was not in attendance. Maybe, he speculated, it was because she’s Jewish. “I saw Tiffany Trump just there before. Not Ivanka or Jared Kushner. Of course, Ivanka Trump is Jewish,” he said during Monday’s festivities. “I don’t know…
“Brown is the new grey,” says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a Passover video making fun of his own hair.
On the Passover holiday, Jews commemorate the exodus from Egypt. But this Passover, two Israeli Jews are suing their government to go to Egypt.
— President Donald Trump offered Passover and Easter greetings. Trump called this a “season of great hope” and the United States “a nation of believers” during his weekly address, released on Friday, in the middle of the Passover holiday. “As families gather in houses of worship across the nation, we are grateful for the…
During the “Seder in the Streets,” Jewish and Muslim activists marched on NYC City Hall to demand more protections for immigrant communities.
The sacrifice of a lamb by Jewish religious nationalists was an awkward reminder of the tight spot Benjamin Netanyahu’s government is in as it tries to balance the competing religious claims over arguably the world’s most combustible shrine.
“What blessings can we use to replace ‘Next year in Jerusalem?’” asked Concordia University’s pro-Palestinian student activists at their “Passover Against Apartheid” event.