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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion, Opinion

10 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Religion

15 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion

19 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Life, Holidays, Passover, Religion

23 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Albany, NY, Religion, Opinion

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

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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Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, Park, KS, Religion, Opinion

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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Examiner.com

This night is different from all other nights: A Passover cake to enjoy at Seder

As in previous years, this year's Passover Seder will be an opportunity for family and friends to come together to commemorate the past, contemplate the present, and offer hope for the future.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Cake, Dessert, Food, Baked Goods, Israel, World News, Middle East, Bread, Religion, Chicken, Meat

Herald Gazette

Spring Fever or a Poet's Joke on Us

There is some scientific evidence that, yes, Spring Fever really exists. If you consider SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder that could very well be true.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Religion

Arutz Sheva Israel News

From the Shadow of the Shoah to the Carlebach Moshav

Moshav Mevo Modiin will host its biannual Moshav Country Fair over the intermediate days of Passover.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Passover, Ethnic, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, Israel, World News, Middle East, Religion

Greenwich Citizen

Israel readies for Passover, marking Egypt exodus

Members of the ancient Samaritan community participate in the ritual of Passover Sacrifice on Mount Grizim, overlooking the West Bank town of Nablus, Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Religion,

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Israel readies for Passover, marking Egypt exodus

A Palestinian shepherd herds his flock while Ultra-Orthodox Jews collect water to make matza during the Maim Shelanoo ceremony at a mountain spring, near Jerusalem, Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Passover, Palestinian Territories, Baked Goods, Food, Bread, Religion

SanLuisObispo.com

Israel readies for Passover, marking Egypt exodus

This year, the holiday comes amid uncertainty over the future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, with the sides facing an end-of-April deadline to reach a preliminary deal or agree to an extension of negotiations.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Passover, Baked Goods, Food, Bread, Palestinian Territories, Religion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs C...

Strange Bedfellows

"Do the Jews Really Control America?" asked one Chinese newsweekly headline in 2009.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Religion, Weird

Jerusalem Post

Chabad gears up for biggest ever Mexican-style Seder

Twelve members of Chabad staff have flown in to Mexico to help out with Passover preparations for Cozumel's Jewish community, guests and travelers.

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

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