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April 2, 2015 4:26pm
Riskin’s Obama-Haman comparison was neither the rabbi’s first harsh critique of a U.S. president nor his first time walking back a provocative comment.
March 31, 2015 3:43pm
Why, less than a week before Passover, did Rabbi Shlomo Riskin slam Obama with a Haman comparison rather than a Pharaoh one?
March 30, 2015 5:01pm
The Orthodox Jewish male a cappella members sing “Dayenu” while dressed in Bavarian beer hall garb.
March 30, 2015 11:21am
Students at Israel’s Technion developed a Rube Goldberg machine that symbolically depicts the highlights of the Exodus.
March 27, 2015 12:35pm
If there had been just one “Uptown Funk” parody for Passover, Dayenu. But there are two.
March 26, 2015 4:12pm
Several Israeli media outlets wrongly reported that a harmless asteroid could mean the end of the world.
March 26, 2015 11:45am
In the early 20th century Jews dominated New York’s candy-store sector. But some faced bitter reactions when they took a stand against Nazi Germany.
March 24, 2015 1:38pm
Why stop at one Passover ice-cream flavor, when you could have 10? Macaroons and cream anyone?
March 22, 2015 3:43pm
Once upon a time, a documentary shows, a vibrant expat Israeli community thrived in Tehran. Then came the revolution.
March 22, 2015 11:50am
Israel’s 1996 elections — when Benjamin Netanyahu first won the premiership — had a lot in common with his fourth such triumph last week.
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