April 12, 2011 10:37pm
InterfaithFamily.com has posted a host of resources for non-Jews attending – or hosting – their first Passover Seder. Learn why the holiday is so important to Jews (it’s all about family, the site suggests) and get insight into the Jewish concept of time (it’s holy). The romantic implications are also explored in…
April 12, 2011 9:48pm
What would the Exodus have looked like online? A new video tells the story using Facebook, Google, Twitter, Skype and other Internet-era social media.
April 12, 2011 2:17am
The seder plate increasingly is being pressed into service for all kinds of causes, from rotting lettuce marking urban “food deserts,” coffee beans symbolizing fair trade practices and olives suggesting Israeli-Palestinian peace. You can add oranges, artichokes and chocolate, too.
April 11, 2011 10:10pm
Like matzoh best? Or are the Four Cups more to your taste? Four items from the Seder plate duke it out in this Seder Plate Champion contest on chabad.org.
April 11, 2011 10:02pm
Who in the Passover story has "two mommies?" A) Miriam B) Pharaoh C) Moses D) Xena, Warrior Princess To find the answer and for seven more questions that challege gender stereotypes, try this Passover Gender Quiz sponsored by Moving Traditions, an organization that helps teenagers engage more deeply in their Judaism.
April 11, 2011 9:52pm
This summer’s planned rollout of the Conservative-backed seal of ethical kosher production coincides with an increase in the number of Conservative rabbis acting as kosher supervisors.
April 11, 2011 8:50pm
The cause of a fire that destroyed a Chabad preschool in Brooklyn is under investigation.
April 11, 2011 8:39pm
The head of Empire Kosher Poultry was honored for helping to feed New York’s Jewish poor.
April 11, 2011 7:33pm
American Jewish leaders are divided along political lines on recent changes in Egypt, a new survey shows.
April 7, 2011 10:16pm
An explosion near the Chabad House in Santa Monica, Calif., apparently was caused by an industrial accident, according to reports.