JERUSALEM (AP) — The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous […]
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A shortage of whitefish in the Great Lakes region resulting partly from the winter deep freeze is coming at an inconvenient time for Jewish families: the Passover holiday, when demand […]
JERUSALEM (AP) — Families across Israel gathered after sundown Monday for ritual meals signaling the start of Passover, with holiday observances overshadowed by a fatal shooting in the West Bank. The weeklong holiday commemorates the […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Passover, the commemoration of the Biblical deliverance of the ancient Hebrews from slavery in Egypt, begins at sundown today. Jews will gather for a ritual meal called a Seder, which means […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama was marking Monday night’s start of Passover with a private Seder at the White House. Obama started the tradition as a presidential candidate in 2008 when he joined Jewish staffers celebrating on the campaign trail.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Observant Jews in Israel craving a smoke during the week-long Passover holiday that starts at sundown Monday can now enjoy a rabbi-approved puff.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Passover, which celebrates what the Old Testament describes as God’s deliverance of the Israelites from bondage, begins at sundown today. Jews of all traditions will gather for a ritual meal called a Seder, which means order.