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  1. The WilliesEVEN Popes are FallibleRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2010 | American Reporter

    What? For a family newspaper, the best I can give is an illustration from the great Leo Rosten's English-Yiddish dictionary: "The classic example is the boy who killed both his parents, then threw himself on the mercy of the court because he was an orphan." With Passover drawing near, this may be the perfect time for Luskin to launch her first book, "Into the Wilderness" .

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  2. Hate Thy NeighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Slate Magazine

    ... over, I'm reminded of Hadas Mizrahi, the Jewish woman whose husband was murdered by a terrorist while driving to a Passover Seder in the West Bank earlier this year. Hadas, outraged that the killer had fired at her children too, begged a court - ...

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  3. Are Jews better off outside Israel? Alan Wolfe reconsiders the DiasporaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Religion News Service

    Jews exclaim "Next Year in Jerusalem!" at the conclusion of the Passover seder, an acknowledgment that Israel is their spiritual home. But since the Babylonians invaded Jerusalem in 586 B.C., most Jews have lived outside of Israel.

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  4. The WilliesEVEN Popes are FallibleRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2010 | American Reporter

    What? For a family newspaper, the best I can give is an illustration from the great Leo Rosten's English-Yiddish dictionary: "The classic example is the boy who killed both his parents, then threw himself on the mercy of the court because he was an orphan." With Passover drawing near, this may be the perfect time for Luskin to launch her first book, "Into the Wilderness" .

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  5. mixed & matched | Being a Scrooge doesn't make you more JewishRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... and express your Jewish identity all year - not just light the occasional Hanukkah candle or maybe attend a Passover seder? Do you go to a sukkah, eat, laugh, shake the lulav and feel the sense of a shared peoplehood? Do you invite friends over for ...

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  6. Maimonides himself walked and prayed in the permissible areas when he visited Eretz Yisrael in 1165Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Jewish Press

    ... Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch Chajes points out, several talmudic passages indicate that many Temple rites - particularly the Passover sacrifice - continued into late antiquity ( Darchei Horaa , p. 261). Rabbi Tzvi Kalischer, moved by messianic aspirations, ...

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  7. Russian-Jewish school in San Francisco to close?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... that argument. "Ner Tamid has absolutely welcomed Russian families," she said. "We have Russian members, free Passover seders and Yom Kippur services for Russians. We've had b'nai mitzvah with Russian families and even paid for their parties. Ner ...

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  8. The Sigd - Brought to Israel by Beta IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... whereas all other Jews count seven full weeks called "Counting the Omer", during the 49 days that separate the Passover and Shavuot holidays. However, Sigd has other aspects to its observance. It is also a yearly reacceptance of the Torah, modeled ...

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  9. Why Terror Is Different This TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Forward

    ... and injustice caused by other attacks on innocent Israelis, on buses or in pizza parlors, in schools or even at Passover Seders. And I'm not forgetting that many innocent Palestinians have died in unjust ways, too, creating in each people a communal ...

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  10. Do Jews need more chutzpah? Does Judaism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Jewish Journal

    ... those Jews' needs and deepen their questions before he responds. He begins by celebrating not the Wise Child of Passover who asks how to observe, but the seemingly Wicked Child, who is looking on as an observer before committing to asking why ? ...

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  11. The a Splainer: blood libel and the synagogue massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Religion News Service

    ... that Jews kill Christian children and use their blood to make matzo, the unleavened bread that Jews eat during Passover. Jews have also been accused of other fictions, among them: desecration of the Communion wafer and the ritual crucifixion of ...

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  12. FourTelling a magical, musical weekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... album The Freedom Music Project featured a youth choir with both black and Jewish singers, performing the music of Passover and the Civil Rights movement; it received national media attention. Her current album, Blessings , was inspired by her ...

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  13. Everything as FuckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... Joe's, I assumed this was a Buddhist swastika. (Listen, I'm one of those very chill Jews. I'll eat Indian food on Passover. My rabbi is a DVD copy of Blazing Saddles . I can accept a Buddhist swastika.) Further inspection revealed it was not a ...

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  14. Ocean County cops, Orthodox Jews bridge gap over bagelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Chaptzem Blog!

    ... faith including rules for keeping food kosher, observing the Sabbath along with well-known Jewish holidays such as Passover and Hanukah, as well as addressing the potential handling of a body at a crime scene or during an autopsy. The strict ...

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  15. Can Absence Make the Mind Grow Fonder?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Atlantic

    ... missed food from their hometown, whether Jewish participants had a greater desire of leavened foods during Passover, and even if quitting Facebook for three days would increase or decrease a desire for it. (One challenge of their study was that the ...

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  16. The greatest zombie lie ever toldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Raw Story

    ... the motivation behind these murders: Jews, Christian authors wrote, murdered children to use their blood in Passover matzo. The accounts begin in England and spread throughout Europe, following a predictable pattern. They are clearly based on one ...

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  17. Jews and Muslims react to attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | CNN

    ... 1994, a Jewish extremist murdered 29 Palestinians worshiping in Hebron. In 2002, Palestinian extremists attacked a Passover Seder in Natanya, killing 30. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas condemned the attack, but Hamas and other ...

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  18. Post reporter: Israelis feeling - risk averse' NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | New Jersey Jewish News

    ... felt safe." However, that month was one of the bloodiest in Israel's history; it included the terrorist attack on a Passover seder at the Park Hotel in Netanya that killed 27 people. Keinon said he constantly worried about the safety of his wife and ...

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  19. Yale professor claims Jesus taught violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Examiner.com

    A Yale professor has recently made sensational claims in a paper written to prove that not only was Jesus crucified due to a disciple of his carrying a weapon, but that Jesus arrived in Jerusalem during Passover, looking for a fight. According to Newsweek , professor of religious studies at Yale University, Dale Martin believes that Jesus brought his disciples to Jerusalem for an armed battle to overthrow the Romans during the last Passover of Jesus' life before being crucified.

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  20. The Hasidic Community Is Not a CultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Forward

    ... f esteemed rabbis have said they should not fast at all. But Hasidim circumcise their male infants, avoid hametz at Passover and say the Shmoneh Esrei three times daily,

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