Tag: passover

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    Passover’s ancient themes of freedom, liberation, and transformation are sacred to Jews and shared by everyone, says Rabbi Amy Eilberg. More

    March 26, 2010 | Comments

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    Read Pamela Greenberg’s new translation of Psalm 136, which is one of the psalms of praise recited at many Passover seders. More

    March 25, 2010 | Comments

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    An interactive museum in Brooklyn teaches children and their families the universal values rooted in Jewish tradition.

    August 21, 2009 | Comments

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    It is the task of every generation to retell the Exodus story of deliverance and freedom and to try to make the world better, says Michael Walzer, author of EXODUS AND REVOLUTION. More

    April 3, 2009 | Comments

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    Watch an extended video of our interview with philosopher and author Michael Walzer, who explains the story of the deliverance of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. More

    April 3, 2009 | Comments

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    Each year at Passover, a couple in Roseland, New Jersey invent new ways to dramatize and sing about the traditional story of the Jewish exodus from Egypt. They’ve become so good at it and have so much fun there’s now a waiting list of their friends who want to come. More

    April 18, 2008 | Comments

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    Observant Jews prepare for Passover by getting rid of everything in the house that is chametz, or leavened. We visited the Orthodox Jewish family of Ari and Shoshana Lerner to see how they were preparing. More

    March 30, 2007 | Comments

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    Shoshana Lerner's recipe for Passover appropriate chocolate cookies.

    March 30, 2007 | Comments

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    Every year as Passover approaches, Jewish children learn the significance of unleavened bread -- matzah -- eaten at each Passover seder. R&E joined a group of some younger Jews learning to make matzah at the Temple Sha'arey Shalom School in Springfield, New Jersey. The chief baker is Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum.

    April 7, 2006 | Comments

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    For over 50 years, a family of New York City philanthropists has commissioned prominent artists to interpret Passover themes for the extended family’s annual seder, and now some of the remarkable results are available for all to see at the New York Public Library. More

    April 29, 2005 | Comments

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