Keyword: Passover
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Temple Sinai volunteers Ellie Wasser, left, and Sandy Maldavir coordinated the delivery of chocolate gifts to all of the Cranston congregation’s members in the week before Passover. They are … more
BOSTON (JTA) – On the eve of Passover during the Depression, a juggler in ragged clothes is invited into the home of a poor family with a bare seder table. It's a poignant scene in “The … more
When Passover last year became the first Jewish holiday to take place since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic, Jews the world over struggled with novel … more
(The Nosher) – Leave it to Sephardic Jews to make even a pedestrian dish — the ubiquitous matzah brei, a mash-up of fried matzah and egg – into something sublime. In his landmark … more
(The Nosher) – I see your carefully curated Instagram brunch with chia seed pudding, avocado toast and kombucha and raise you this: Chremslach. Chremslach (“chremsl’ for … more
(JTA) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on the Orthodox Jewish community to refrain from holding large religious gatherings, saying on Tuesday that the New York Police Department will … more
PROVIDENCE, April 7, 2020 — Why is this Passover different from all other Passovers? It is easy to know the answer to that question, but we must acknowledge that it is also very hard. This year, especially for families and friends who love to gather in large groups for their Seders, the COVID-19 crisis brings disappointment. This year, we must celebrate the festival only with our household members as part of our effort to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. We can derive strength and comfort knowing that we are helping to save lives in this way, but there is no denying that this is not the Passover we had hoped for. more
Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, Passover 2020 promises to be unlike anything most Jews have ever experienced. How do you have a seder when most states have mandated, and the best medical … more
People have been asking me how will they be able to do Passover while in quarantine? A friend tells me “Rabbi this year we won’t be doing a Seder because the kids are not coming.” more
BOSTON (JTA) – Miriam the Prophetess, Elijah the Prophet and the Four Questions take center stage among this spring’s crop of new Passover books for kids, penned by some of … more
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