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Bangor Daily News
Congregation Beth Israel will hold its annual Second Night Seder with guest Cantor Kenneth Cohen from Los Angles on Tuesday, April 15th at 7:30pm.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Spring Awaking; An Exhibition Of Cyanotype Prints On Nature, Memory, And Birth
Opening: Thursday, March 27, 4 to 6 p.m. About the Exhibition: From March 27 through April, cyanotype scrolls by artist Leah Caroline will fill the Allen and Leah Rabinowitz Gallery of the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale.
Sat Mar 15, 2014
Celebrate the Jewish Holiday Purim with Gluten-Free Hamantaschen
A cultural truth: if you're celebrating a Jewish holiday, someone's been spending quality time in the kitchen to make it happen.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Jane Kaufman: Passover remembers, cleanses, renews
In this 1986 file photo, Rabbi Gary Greene, of the then B'nai Jacob Congregation, in Longmeadow, and his son, Amichai, 5, are at the Seder table, in preparation for Passover.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
UUA Bookstore Presents New Books in Time for Passover
Unitarian Universalism draws from the rich traditions of Judaism among the six sources of our faith.
Son of God: The (Latest) Jesus Movie and Fandom
Summary: Jay takes a look at the latest "Jesus Movie" using some of the criteria movie fans use for other franchise movies: Is it better than the book? Original Series or Next Generation? Is it worth seeing again? SON OF GOD is an apt movie to be released over the Lenten Season.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Civil marriage, for the sake of 'agunot'
For most of us Israelis the Fast of Esther is hardly noted and often unobserved - it is a "minor" fast; but for us agunah activists it is major.
New Jersey Jewish News
Purim starts Saturday night, which means it's time for our annual Purim News Quiz.
The Newtown Bee
Newtown Interfaith Seder, This Year To Be At NUMC
On Palm Sunday 2012, Rabbi Shaul Praver welcomed attendees to an interfaith Seder hosted by Congregation Adath Israel.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Who decides the date of Easter and why does it change every year?
As Birmingham gears up for Easter and the shops fill up with chocolate eggs, you might well be asking yourself why Easter isn't on the same day each year.
The Orlando Sentinel
Parents worry about FCAT during Passover, Good Friday
The state's key 2014 FCAT testing season kicks off for Central Florida students next month on the same week as Passover and Good Friday , a calendar collision that worries some parents and religious leaders.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Clergy explain significance of Lenten season
The timing of Easter has a basis in ancient times and is tied to the Jewish custom of Passover, said local clergymen.
The Times of Israel
Haredim and the mitzvah to serve in the IDF
Rabbi Eliezer Melamed; The writer is Head of Yeshivat Har Bracha and a prolific author on Jewish Law, whose works include the series on Jewish law "Pininei Halacha" and a popular weekly column "Revivim" in the Besheva newspaper; His books "The Laws of Prayer" "The Laws of Passover" and "Nation, Land, Army" are presently being translated into ... (more)
The Times of Israel
The mellahs of Morocco
Among the spice souks and craft shops that line the turns and alleys of the mellahs , or old Jewish quarters in Moroccan cities, are traces of a rich history.
Religion and antiquity alive on the big screen
Three films are out this Easter - Passover season - Pompeii, Son of God, and the soon-to-be-released Noah - are attempting to make history cool with a younger audience, eager for big blockbusters, action, and riveting special effects.
Hamantaschen Get a Makeover
When I was a kid, hamantaschen came in two varieties: poppyseed and fruit. It didn't matter what kind of fruit, it all tasted the same - overly sweet and sticky, and most importantly, difficult to scrape out with a spoon in order to get to the goods - the sugar cookie that encased it.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
New Passover Cookbook, A Taste of Pesach, is Released
Six years ago, a group of women banded together to brainstorm fundraising ideas for Yeshiva Me'on HaTorah, a Jewish high school.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Jewish News Weekly
film, tv and radio
Now on the silver screen. The 19th annual East Bay International Jewish Film Festival gets underway this weekend,featuring 50 movies from across the globe on screens in Pleasant Hill, Orinda and Livermore.
Tetrad blood moons: is this the sign foretold in the Bible for our time?
A somber warning appears multiple times in the Bible concerning astronomical signs in the sun, moon, and stars foretelling of ominous events.
The Jewish News Weekly
A capacity crowd of 400 showed up at the Contemporary Jewish Museum on erev Valentine's Day for the members' preview of "Arthur Szyk and the Art of the Haggadah."