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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
U.S., Israel Teaming to Push Israel into Visa Waiver Program

April 18, 2014 - 5:25 PM
 
Report: Lebanese man admits to targeting Israelis in Thailand

April 18, 2014 - 5:22 PM
 
Syrian Jets Strike Targets on Ramat HaGolan

April 18, 2014 - 4:14 PM
 
Chelsea Clinton Pregnant with Non-Jewish Child

April 18, 2014 - 10:58 AM
 
Police Limit Arab Visitors to Temple Mount

April 18, 2014 - 10:18 AM
 
No Gov’t Majority for Pollard-Talks Deal

April 18, 2014 - 10:11 AM
 
Shas Party Appoints New Spiritual Leader

April 18, 2014 - 9:50 AM
 
‘Jews Must Register’ Flyer in Ukraine an Echo of Babi Yar

April 18, 2014 - 2:19 AM
 
Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

April 17, 2014 - 9:31 PM
 
4 Wounded in Gush Etzion Road Terror Attack

April 17, 2014 - 1:01 PM
 
Arab Violence Closes Temple Mount to Visitors Again

April 17, 2014 - 12:26 PM
 
Jews Ordered to ‘Register’ in Donetsk, Ukraine

April 17, 2014 - 11:41 AM
 
Indyk Returns to Raise the Dead (Israel-PA Talks)

April 17, 2014 - 10:14 AM
 
Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

April 16, 2014 - 11:39 PM
 
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
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Men who are Kohanim -- members of the priestly caste -- spread their prayer shawls in preparation for the benediction of the Jewish Nation at the Western Wall.
 

Preparations Completed for Priestly Blessing from Jerusalem

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Rabbis have been busy with preparations for the traditional Birkat Kohanim, Priestly Blessing, set for Thursday.

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Blue Valley High School, Overland Park, Kansas, the school attended by 14-year-old shooting victim Reat Griffin Underwood.
 

Kansas Shooting Suspect a White Supremacist, Indicted for Murder

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The suspect charged in the pre-Passover shooting deaths of three people outside two Kansas Jewish centers is a known white supremacist.

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Hundreds came to the Bangkok Chabad House Passover seder this year.
 

Hundreds at Bangkok Chabad Passover Seder

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobal

More than 400 people sat down at the first seder this year at the Chabad House of Bangkok, Thailand.

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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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Israeli soldiers closed off the area near where a terror attack occurred  near Hevron on Passover eve, in search of the terrorists.
 

Netanyahu: PA Incitement Caused Pre-Passover Terror Attack

Posted on: April 16th, 2014

News & ViewsNews Briefs

PM Binyamin Netanyahu blamed Palestinian Authority incitement for the terrorist murder of a police officer on Passover eve.

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Passover Eve Terror Attack Draws Strong Responses

Posted on: April 15th, 2014

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

Some reactions in response to the latest terror attack.

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Magav Truck Run off Road
 

4 Border Police Injured When PA Truck Hits Them

Posted on: April 15th, 2014

News & ViewsEye on Palestine

The officers had signaled to the Arab driver to pull over. He then rammed into them.

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Emergency vehicles near the Idna Junction, where a fatal terrorist attack took place right before Pesach.
 

Terrorists Kill Father on Way to Passover Seder

Posted on: April 15th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

The Palestinian terrorist stood by the side of the road at shot at passing cars with an AK-47.

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Children Seder in the Field
 

Chag Kasher v’Sameach from JewishPress.com

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

We would like to wish all our readers a wonderful and kosher Pesach holiday.

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Peace Talks On Hold As Bibi’s Coalition Begins To Fray

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

Kerry reportedly admitted that he had “made a mistake.”

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On Ukraine, Israel Parts Ways With Some Staunch American Allies

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsGlobalEurope

But Israel's stance is not sufficiently consequential to set off a fight between friends, neoconservative scholars said.

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Burning Chametz
 

Biur Chametz

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

No, it's not another Haredi protest against the draft, it's burning the Chametz.

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A recreation of the Passover sacrifice in Jerusalem, on April 10, 2014.
 

2 Arrested with Paschal Lamb

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

Even the Egyptians didn't dare do this!

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Masked Palestinian Authority Arabs hurl blocks at Israel Police during and after "worship" at Temple Mount mosque. (archive photo)
 

A Third Intifada to Begin at the Temple Mount?

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsEye on PalestineHamas

Once again Israel Police closed the Temple Mount to Jews and Christians on the eve of a Jewish holiday, for 'safety's sake.'

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PA chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, Israeli chief negotiator Tzipi Livni.
 

Israel, PLO ‘Talk’ Over Sanctions, Not Status

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsNews Briefs

Israeli and Palestinian Authority negotiators are warning each other over what will happen if each walks away from the negotiating table.

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Selling Chametz
 

Selling Chametz

Posted on: April 14th, 2014

News & ViewsPhoto of the Day

Israel’s Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau and Israel’s Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef and Deputy Finance Minister Mickey Levy sell the Chametz (food containing leavening) of the State of Israel to an Israeli-Arab Israeli, Mr. Jaber, before the upcoming Passover holiday.  

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At least three people were killed in a shooting incident at two separate Jewish institutions outside Kansas City, Kansas, April 13, 2014.
 

Three Dead in Multiple Kansas Jewish Center Shootings

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishAntisemitism

The attacker apparently targeted various Jewish centers.

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London Teacher Threatens to Send Jewish Student to ‘Your Gas Chambers’

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewish

(JTA) — The parents of a Jewish student at an exclusive girls’ school in London called on the head of school to make a public statement about an incident in which a teacher told their daughter that she would be sent “to one of your gas chambers.” The incident at North London Collegiate School occurred […]

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There will be a string of four "blood moons" in the year 5775, and one of them will shine over the Passover seder. Whenever this happened in the past, enormous events took place in Jewish history.
 

Messianic ‘Blood Moon’ Rising on Passover Seder Night

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsIsrael

The prophecy in Joel, like most prophecies, is surreal, beautiful, and open to many interpretations.

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A family Pesach seder in Tzur Hadassah, Israel, April 6, 2012.
 

New Study: Nearly Every Israeli will Eat Matza and Keep Kosher on Pesach Eve

Posted on: April 13th, 2014

News & ViewsJewishHolidays

90% of Israelis will participate in a Seder, and 80% of "secular" Jews believe in God. Not bad.

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