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  1. 'Jewish' Chelsea is Mideast's top teamRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... 100 million (some $25 million) Tel Aviv hotel , and where he and his entourage booked out an entire hotel for the Passover holiday a year ago. Abramovich also employed his friend, the former Israel national soccer coach Avram Grant, as Chelsea's ...

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  2. Gerson: Prayer requires action to become realityRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    As I write this column, we Jews find ourselves in a very sacred period, the 50 days between Passover and Shavuot, or our Pentecost . It is called Sefirat Ha-omer, or literally "the counting," as we count the days.

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  3. Most Recent CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Brooklynian

    ... the colored eggs as long as we remember what the real purpose of the day is. To our Jewish friends, Have a blessed Passover. Remember all of you that the Last Supper was a Passover meal. Without the Passover meal there is no Crucifixion or ...

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  4. One exciting element of traveling is that it was my first time ever doing so as a dual-citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    ... beginning, which I'm told is a very good place to start, and we'll see how it goes. It was the week before Pesach/Passover, and I was finally taking that "trip back to the States" that I had booked way back in November and at the time seemed eons ...

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  5. Push for buses on Sabbath sets off debate in IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    It started as a bit of sarcastic whimsy: Israelis frustrated with the lack of public buses on the Jewish Sabbath and holidays hijacked the Facebook page of the transportation minister during Passover and turned it into a shared-ride board. Nadav Maor wanted a lift to the country's northern tip, with "room in the trunk" for some equipment.

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  6. Post correspondent wins B'nai B'rith Diaspora Reportage AwardRead the original story

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    ... print media category for his ongoing series on Jewish communities displaced by the Ukrainian civil war. Just before Passover he returned from yet another trip to eastern Ukraine during which he met with Jews in the city of Mariupol, which is widely ...

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  7. Post Independence Day, Omer #22, Combined HH and KCCRead the original story

    Saturday | Me-ander

    ... ranked 11th happiest country in the world; Falk justifies Hamas terror May I Have That Recipe 26 Amazing Vegetarian Passover Recipes You'll Want To Make All Year Round Avi's Kosher Kitchen Garlic Stuffed Lamb Shanks in Mint Wine Reduction Please ...

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  8. A Post-Colonial Feminist Look at the Exodus by Margot StevensonRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Tikkun Magazine

    The Exodus story, which is at the center of the Passover Seder, recounts the liberation of the Israelites under Moses from slavery in Egypt. The Israelites are led out of Egypt and, eventually, into the land of Canaan, which God has promised to them through their ancestors.

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  9. Modern-day yentas have a new toolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    ... the Jewish exclusivity of JDate with the romance-by-swiping proficiency of Tinder. Started last April (during Passover), the app is a faddish take on the age-old desire to marry within the tribe. Instead of attributes like favorite movies, users ...

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  10. Dawn Koslowski is the owner of 18|8 Salon, which opened in Quarry Lake last month.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... be seeing any Orthodox clients, at least until after everyone's done counting the omer. During the period between Passover and Shavuot, many have the custom to not cut their hair. Koslowski hopes to cater to the Orthodox community once the ...

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  11. How a Jewish congregation in NYC memorialized President Abraham LincolnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | NYCReligion.info

    From The Weekly Standard: When Lincoln died on Passover, Jews prayed for the soul of a man not a Jewish believer. Congregation Shearith Israel dedicating its new synagogue building on September 12, 1860.

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  12. A religious case against Louisiana's religious freedom bill: Rabbi Gabriel GreenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | NOLA.com

    In this Times-Picayune file photo from 2007, the Passover Haggadah is read aloud. Jews all over the world recently celebrated the holiday of Passover. 1 comment

  13. middle eastern concert - maimouna celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CNN

    Maimouna is an exhuberant Moroccan Jewish festival that is celebrated following Passover. The word "Mainouna" is derived from the Arabic word for wealth and good fortune.

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  14. Nando Rodriguez - Sundowners EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CNN

    This iReport has been removed because it was flagged by the community and found to be in violation of the iReport Community Guidelines and Terms of Use . - US Marshal Smashed Cell Phone of Woman Recording Him ... www.newsmax.com /TheWire/ us-marshal-smashed-cell -phone-woman/2015/04... Apr Maimouna is an exhuberant Moroccan Jewish festival that is celebrated following Passover.

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  15. 'Laughs' host: Comedy is 'so easy a when you're Jewish'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... which he does often - Hofstetter prefers comedy "from a Jewish perspective." As he observes, "You've heard the same Passover jokes a million times. It's not creative or new, and it doesn't add anything. It's not about the rules and laws; it's about ...

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  16. Sometimes Israel really does feel like the center of the earthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jewish Journal

    On the final night of Passover, I sat with my relatives in a tiny but warm apartment in Haifa, 11 of us packed tightly around a table in a sort of French-Israeli-American melting pot of a family reunion. A few days later, some of us went to a cemetery outside Jerusalem, where we honored the unveiling of my late brother, Aaron, who in February, at 34, passed away after his battle with cancer.

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  17. Shaharit: A safe place for all sides of Israel's argumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jewish Journal

    Da lunch in Tel Aviv over Passover, Eilon Schwartz brimmed with enthusiasm as he described Shaharit, the Israeli think tank he founded in 2012. The website labels the organization as more than a think tank, rather a "think-and-do tank" that not only publishes reports, but also brings together Israelis from across that nation's often fractured political tapestry.

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  18. Couples meet up for insightful interfaith discussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco, where her family belongs, and she and her family recently celebrated Passover with families from an interfaith class they took 10 years ago at the JCC of San Francisco. "We felt very alone" before ...

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  19. Herzog: Israel owes it to its fallen soldiers to pursue peaceBy Gil HoffmanRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Jerusalem Post

    ... against all odds. "In every generation a different enemy comes and tries to destroy us," he said, quoting from the Passover Hagada. "Their idea and their motivation are identical: hatred and cowardice. Hatred for the Jewish people and the values ...

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  20. camps & kids | Forget the pool and gym - Boulder JCC draws members with chickens and goatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Jewish News Weekly

    ... newborn Vashti after the Persian queen from the Book of Esther. Meanwhile, eight baby goats were born just before Passover, perfect timing to turn the mothers' milk into cheese by Shavuot, a holiday traditionally focused on dairy foods. "Getting to ...

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