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April 16, 2014 / 16 Nisan, 5774
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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
Tunisian Jew Stabbed in Djerba

April 16, 2014 - 8:50 PM
 
Israeli Hi-Tech Opens Branch in Nanjing

April 16, 2014 - 1:45 PM
 
Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

April 16, 2014 - 12:48 PM
 
Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

April 16, 2014 - 12:03 PM
 
Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

April 16, 2014 - 8:45 AM
 
President Obama’s Passover Statement

April 16, 2014 - 7:07 AM
 
Netanyahu: PA Incitement Caused Pre-Passover Terror Attack

April 16, 2014 - 1:05 AM
 
Passover Eve Terror Attack Draws Strong Responses

April 15, 2014 - 10:39 PM
 
4 Border Police Injured When PA Truck Hits Them

April 15, 2014 - 10:23 PM
 
Terrorists Kill Father on Way to Passover Seder

April 15, 2014 - 9:03 PM
 
Chag Kasher v’Sameach from JewishPress.com

April 14, 2014 - 3:50 PM
 
Biur Chametz

April 14, 2014 - 3:39 PM
 
2 Arrested with Paschal Lamb

April 14, 2014 - 3:13 PM
 
A Third Intifada to Begin at the Temple Mount?

April 14, 2014 - 1:07 PM
 
Israel, PLO ‘Talk’ Over Sanctions, Not Status

April 14, 2014 - 8:58 AM
 
Three Dead in Multiple Kansas Jewish Center Shootings

April 13, 2014 - 11:33 PM
 
London Teacher Threatens to Send Jewish Student to ‘Your Gas Chambers’

April 13, 2014 - 9:35 PM
 
Messianic ‘Blood Moon’ Rising on Passover Seder Night

April 13, 2014 - 9:30 PM
 
New Study: Nearly Every Israeli will Eat Matza and Keep Kosher on Pesach Eve

April 13, 2014 - 9:07 PM
 
Hamas on the Temple Mount

April 13, 2014 - 8:53 PM
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Holidays
 

President Obama’s Passover Statement

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

The following is President Obama’s statement on Passover (April 14, 2014). As he has in the past, the President held an official Passover Seder at the White House. Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to all those celebrating Passover in the United States, in Israel, and around the world. On Tuesday, just as we […]

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Matir Assurim — A True Teshuvah Story

Posted on: April 11th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

She was followed by the shadows of the Six Million, by the ever so subtle awareness of their vanished presence.

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Pesach: Relationships And Sandwiches

Posted on: April 11th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

Marror is the reliving of the bitter enslavement and matzah is the under-eighteen-minutes redemption.

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Is it Time to Abandon Kitniyot?

Posted on: April 11th, 2014

JudaismHalacha & Hashkafa

Rabbi David Bar-Hayim argues it is time for Ashkenazim to abandon the prohibition against Kitnyot. What do you think?

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Halakhic Differences Between Sephardic And Ashkenazi Traditions

Posted on: April 10th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

Sephardic Jews are very strict in not keeping hametz in their homes during Pesah.

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Preparing for the annual Chabad-Lubavitch seder in Katmandu, Nepal, 2008
 

Israeli Foreign Ministry Says ‘No Choice’ on Closing Chabad’s Nepal Seder

Posted on: March 24th, 2014

News & ViewsIsraelGovernment

The labor action has prevented the far-flung Israeli embassy from providing the much-needed goods for the Chabad-Lubavitch seder in Nepal -- a world-famous event that draws nearly a thousand people annually to Katmandu.

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Purim: To Fight Or Not To Fight

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

When battling Amalek, G-d hides His face and expects man to wage war for his own relevance.

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Purim: Powerball vs. Pisces

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

What is the relationship between Purim and Pisces? In what way is Purim related to fish?

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The Battle For Faith

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

The battle on Purim was our war with Amalek; we know that Haman was a descendent of Amalek and we are commanded to annihilate that entire nation.

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Purim Guide for the Perplexed, 2014

Posted on: March 14th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

What's this Purim all about?

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Rabbi Moshe Almosnino And Megilat Esther

Posted on: March 13th, 2014

JudaismHolidays

Rabbi Almosnino’s reading of the Biblical text might be compared with the way a prominent lawyer would read the most important contract of his career.

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Rav Bina’s Yom Kippur Message – 5774 (Video)

Posted on: September 13th, 2013

JudaismHolidays

The Yom Kippur video message of Rav Bina, the Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivat Netiv Aryeh at the Kotel,

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Fast of Gedaliah

Posted on: September 8th, 2013

JudaismHolidays

On Sunday, Jews will be refraining from food and drink from dawn until sunset to commemorate the Fast of Gedaliah.

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‘Apple’ Ices

Posted on: August 30th, 2013

JudaismHolidays

Enjoy this” sweet” new idea for a “Sweet New Year”! A refreshing and very simple idea to finish off any Yom Tov meal.

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Leather – Nail Head Sukkos Wall Hangings

Posted on: August 30th, 2013

JudaismHolidays

I’m excited to introduce my new Sukkos decoration concept. I couldn’t help but notice the variety of interesting leathers and vinyls available on the market. Sorting through the many different colors and textures, it dawned on me that I could easily create Sukkos décor using one of my favorite combinations, leather and nail heads.

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Lag B’Omer Trivia

Posted on: April 28th, 2013

JudaismHolidays

Some Lag BaOmer trivia you may not know.

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The Message Of The Haggadah

Posted on: March 15th, 2013

JudaismHolidays

Hashem's reason for redeeming us from Egypt was not so that we could be free, but so that we could be free to accept the Torah at Har Sinai and service Hashem.

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Passover Palate

Posted on: March 15th, 2013

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Purim With Food Allergies

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013

SectionsJewess PressDaily Living

Purim is a time of great celebration. Many of our traditions for this chag require food - festive meals, mishloach manos. Abundant food can mean abundant pitfalls for the food allergic. How can one navigate this maze of food allergy landmines?

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The Purim Seudah

Posted on: February 22nd, 2013

SectionsJewess PressDaily Living

Here are some wonderful dishes to share with your family and friends this coming Purim

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