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Paul Walker's brothers to help finish 'Furious' actionPaul Walker's...

According to a Facebook post on the film's website, brothers Caleb and Cody will stand in for Walker in finishing the remaining action sequences for the film "and small gaps in production."


Related Topix: Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, Paul Walker, Life, Thanksgiving

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Lowell Sun

How a whitefish shortage is causing Passover meal problems

A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand is high because it's a key ingredient in a traditional recipe.

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Related Topix: Life, Passover, Recipes, Rochester, NY

ABC News

Hamas Praises Deadly West Bank Shooting

The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover meal that starts the weeklong Jewish holiday.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Life, Passover


'Christmas Bill' would change the way students are taught about holidays

It's a debate that happens every year, though not always in April. State lawmakers are debating who can say "Merry Christmas."


Related Topix: Life, Christmas

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Reeva Steenkamp's Heartbreaking Valentine to Pistorius Revealed

A heartbreaking Valentine's Day card that Reeva Steenkamp wrote to Oscar Pistorius on the day she died was read in court Tuesday.


Related Topix: Valentine's Day, Life

Greenwich Citizen

St. Louis aldermen OK music festivals

Aldermen on Monday voted 21-4 to approve a bill granting the Los Angeles talent agency ICM and Summer Rocks LLC exclusive access to the Gateway Mall over Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Senior Moments: The Berg brothers and chicken soup

It happened just before Passover some 40 years ago, so I always think of it at this time of year.


Related Topix: Life, Passover

Sandwich Monday: The Passover Sandwich

Why is this Sandwich Monday different from all other Sandwich Mondays? In honor of Passover, I introduced my non-Jewish colleagues to the wonders of the Passover lunch.


Related Topix: Life, Passover


Whitefish shortage could affect Passover meals Many fish markets in...

Many fish markets in the Great Lakes region are running short of whitefish, and it's coming at a bad time: the Passover holiday which begins Monday.


Related Topix: Life, Passover, Food, Vegetables


Rocket leak delays space station delivery launch

Many fish markets in the Great Lakes region are running short of whitefish, and it's coming at a bad time: the Passover holiday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Life, Passover, Violent Crime, Chris Christie, US Governors, Las Vegas, NV

ABC News

Nepal Seder Gets Passover Supplies in Time

Passover supplies made it to Katmandu, Nepal, on Monday in time for an annual Seder that typically draws more than 1,000 guests.


Related Topix: Life, Passover


What Kansas shootings say about U.S. hate groups

The killings of three people at Jewish sites in Kansas are a stark reminder that even as hate groups are on the decline in the United States, some among them are still deadly dangerous.


Related Topix: Life, Passover


Israeli man killed, 2 hurt in West Bank shooting

An assailant opened fire on Israeli motorists in the West Bank on Monday, killing a man and wounding a woman and a boy in two separate cars, police said.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Life, Passover

Central Ohio

Shooting victim was an Eagle scout, 'tremendous talent'

Reat, 14, was one of three people killed in a gunman's rampage at two Jewish sites on Passover eve in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kansas City, MO, Life, Passover

Derby Shire Times

Shelling out for rare Castleton eggs

Castleton's Treak Cliff Cavern has reported a rise in sales of Blue John stone eggs in time for Easter.


Related Topix: Life, Easter

Evening Sun

Playing Jesus an honor for Spring Grove boy

Eric Barshinger, left, holding his son Zephaniah while Velma Robarge reaches out to the waving of the palm Sunday at Saint Paul Lutheran Church in West Manchester Township.


Related Topix: Life, Palm Sunday

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Passover Starts at Sundown Monday

By STEVEN HERBERT City News Service Passover, the commemoration of the deliverance of the ancient Hebrews from slavery in Egypt, begins at sundown Monday.


Related Topix: Life, Passover, Israel, Middle East, World News

The New Zealand Herald

'Heil Hitler' follows Jewish centre triple shooting

An Overland Park police officer and Kansas State Trooper guard the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after reports of a shooting.


Related Topix: Life, Passover, Kansas City, MO

The Age

Tony Abbott slumps in polls

On the up: In the preferred prime minister poll Bill Shorten is 44 per cent to Tony Abbott's 45 per cent.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Life, Christmas

Pro-Palestinian Students Accused of Exploiting Jewish Holiday to Push Anti-Israel Campus Agenda

Pro-Palestinian activists have scheduled a splash of anti-Israel events on campuses around the country this week during the major Jewish holiday of Passover, raising accusations that they are intentionally trying to exclude Jewish supporters of Israel from the debate.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Passover, Social Software, Blog News, Cornell University, New Year's Day/Eve