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Rock legend Phil Lesh gathers musician friends for a Grateful Dead Passover

Rock legend Phil Lesh gathers musician friends for a Grateful Dead Passover

For the past three years, the iconic band's bassist has staged a musical celebration of Passover.

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People view tributes at Place De La Bourse in Brussels to the victims of the March 22 terrorist attack at the city's airport, March 23, 2016. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

First Person

As Jews flee Belgium, a seder marks a family exodus

Lea Michele The Paley Center for Media's 33rd Annual PaleyFest in Hollywood, California, March 12, 2016. (Randy Shropshire/Getty Images)

Actress Lea Michele discovers her Greek-Jewish roots

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Sides swap character attacks in trial over Bay Area’s Koret Foundation

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section icon Election 2016

Donald Trump delivering a speech about his vision for foreign policy at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C., April 27, 2016. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Donald Trump: Obama is no friend of Israel

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders at the CNN Presidential Debate at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York, April 14, 2016. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

After weeks of brickbats, Bernie Sanders offers Hillary Clinton a bouquet

Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at a primary night campaign event in Philadelhia, April 26, 2016. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Trump sweeps 5 states, Clinton wins 4

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United States

Bernie Sanders addressing the crowd during a campaign rally in Huntington, W.Va., April 26, 2016. (John Sommers II/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders to lay off ‘hundreds’ of staffers

Despite the layoffs and narrowed focus, Sanders plans to stay in the race through the Democratic convention in July.

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Israel & Middle East

Jewish settlers praying in Joseph's Tomb in the West Bank city of Nablus, Dec. 28, 2010. (Kobi Gideon / Flash90)

Palestinians riot as Jewish worshippers visit Joseph’s Tomb

Israeli soldiers escorting 26 busloads of worshippers to the West Bank holy site reportedly were attacked with rocks and burning tires.

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Former mayor of London Ken Livingstone at the 2013 Asia Pacific Cities Summit in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. (Flickr Commons)

Ex-mayor of London suspended from Labour for saying Hitler was Zionist

Ken Livingstone was defending a party lawmaker who, amid a growing anti-Semitism scandal in Labour, was suspended for suggesting Israelis should be moved en masse to the U.S.

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From 70 Faces Media


What to do with all that leftover horseradish from the seder

Verandinha beach Praia de Verandinha  in Boavista Cape Verde - Cabo Verde

The Jewish Ghosts of Africa’s Cape Verde Islands


Mayim Bialik: My Super Easy Moroccan Salad Recipe for Passover

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Life & Culture

Clockwise from top left: "The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir" (HarperCollins), "The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible" (HarperCollins), "Septimania: A Novel" (The Overlook Press), "Alligator Candy: A Memoir" (Simon & Schuster).

A fresh crop of Jewish books for spring

From a real-life biblical adventure story to award-winning short stories, the season's ten best Jewy books.

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