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1 hr ago | Transitions Online

Are Ukraine's Pro-Maidan Jews Courting Another Holocaust?

Russia may have the military and economic clout to annex another country's territory, but its propaganda efforts have been foundering spectacularly of late.

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5 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

Did the Exodus happen?

With Passover here, it is a propitious time to address the central issue of the holiday: the Exodus.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion

9 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Catching Up? A Summary of Breaking News

The first two days of the Passover holiday end Wednesday evening in the Diaspora.

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13 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

Former - rebel' hopes to inspire Beth El

"I climbed out the window to escape one day," he remembers. His father wasn't too perturbed; he'd been a rebel too, and he went on to become a rabbi.

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17 hrs ago | New Jersey Jewish News

Saving a faith by embracing the interfaith

As a community, we've tried to apply a number of haphazard patches to this problem, but an important fact remains that simply cannot be overlooked: When a Jewish person falls in love, it's not always with another Jew.

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22 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Israeli police enter holy site in Jerusalem to disperse Palestinian rioters

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Palestinian rioters hurled stones and firecrackers on Wednesday from atop the compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism.

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22 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Muslim Rioters Throw Flares, Rocks on Temple Mount

As Jews marked the second morning of the Pesach holiday, Muslims rioters marred the day by hurling flares and rocks at police forces on the Temple Mount, Judaism's holiest site.

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22 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Dozens of Palestinians wounded in Al-Aqsa clashes: AFP

Israeli riot police arrest a Palestinian at the al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem on April 14, 2014.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Spider-Man is Jewish, Andrew Garfield confirms

Oy Vey! He's a nebbish boy from Queens, New York, who loves his Aunt May but feels the weight of the world on his shoulders - of course Spider-Man is Jewish.

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Related Topix: The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Thriller, Spider-Man 2, Action Movies, Science Fiction Movies, Stan Lee, Religion

Jerusalem Post

Think about it: Passover - the feast of freedom

Whatever one may think of the actual text of the Haggada, it is undoubtedly an ingenious layout for keeping everyone busy and engaged, even if one might resent the distribution of roles .

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Examiner.com

Passover celebration for Jews parallels Communion observance for Christians

Adherents to the Jewish faith began observing Passover at sundown on Tuesday, April 14, and will continue through April 22. Every year the eight-day celebration commemorates the liberation of the ancient Israelites from centuries of slavery in Egypt, as described in the book of Exodus in the Hebrew Scriptures.

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

Jerusalem Post

Listening and speaking to young American Jews on college campuses

There may be nothing more important to the future of the US-Israel relationship than young American Jews.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, University of Pennsylvania, Religion, Opinion

Examiner.com

National Poetry Month, 2014 Poet and Mystic, Rabi'a al-Basri

"There is nothing so secular that it cannot be sacred, and that is one of the deepest messages of the Incarnation."

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Jerusalem Post

Pessah, to roast or to boil?

The Torah's dietary laws of kashrut, and those that instruct the Jew to remove all hametz on Passover and to eat matzot, do not include instructions on whether food is to be cooked or to be roasted.

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The Times of Israel

In Kansas City, focusing on the love

I sit in a courtroom called up for jury duty. It is a strange day. April 14. Snow is falling.

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Albany Times Union

Passover a story about freedom

Tables are set for Congregation Beth Emeth's Second Night Seder, seen here on Monday, April 14, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. The congregation is holding its Second Night Seder on Wednesday evening as part of the Passover observances.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Chicken soup for the Jewish soul: Four questions about Passover

A table is set for the Seder at Ahavas Chesed synagogue in Mobile, Ala., on March 25, 2013.

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Time

Overland Park Shooting: A Church Responds to Hate

A police car is seen at the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after three were killed when a gunman opened fire on April 13, 2014 in Overland Park, Kans.

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Denver Post

Jewish food movement for ethical living gives Passover new meaning

Rabbi Marc Soloway hugs a baby goat named Sheleg, Hebrew for snow, at the Jewish community co-op farm near his synagogue in Boulder on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Boulder, CO, Boulder County, CO, Agriculture, Science, Religion

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Pesach Shame: Hamas Conquers Temple Mount

Dozens of Hamas men have taken over the Mount, waving Hamas flags, and are "not allowing Jews and tourists into the Mount," said the activists.

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