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Passover

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Top Passover Articles

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  • A season of faith in Harford [Editorial]

    Like Passover and Easter, it is a cornerstone religious holiday and a movable feast based on the phases of the moon. Like Passover and Easter, the people who celebrate it identify themselves as the spiritual children of Abraham. The religious observance...
  • 'Moment' is here for rabbi, Fulton congregation at Temple Isaiah

    'Moment' is here for rabbi, Fulton congregation at Temple Isaiah
    Temple Isaiah has had just three rabbis since it was founded in 1973. Stephen Fuchs led the reform temple from 1973 to 1986, and Mark J. Panoff was its rabbi from 1986 through 2012. The third is Craig Axler, who moved to Howard County from Pennsylvania to...
  • Harford to celebrate Palm Sunday, Passover

    Beginning Sunday, Harford County's Christian and Jewish residents will usher in a week of some of the most important observances of their respective faiths. For Christians, Sunday is Palm Sunday, which marks the beginning of Holy Week, when the last...
  • Program delivers free storybooks to Jewish families

    Program delivers free storybooks to Jewish families
    Each month, more than 100 Jewish families in Howard County receive children’s books in the mail as part of a literary program created to celebrate Jewish heritage. PJ Library, the nonprofit behind the book delivery program, is a national...
  • 2012 in review

    2012 in review
    It won't take much more than a few minutes into the new year to see the impact of the old one, with Baltimore's City Hall opening at midnight to begin performing same-sex marriages under a law that takes effect on Jan. 1. But if the state's newly...
  • America is exceptional, and that includes the way we treat immigrants

    America is exceptional, and that includes the way we treat immigrants
    Dear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history for...
  • At start of Passover, Baltimore congregants embrace message of peace

    As members of the B'nai Israel Congregation in downtown Baltimore on Sunday discussed preparations for the start of Passover, they also reflected on President Barack Obama's recent visit to Israel. "It was a wonderful thing that the president went to...
  • Springtime snowfall belies the warm season ahead [Commentary]

    Springtime snowfall belies the warm season ahead [Commentary]
    The snow on the day after the Christian observance of Palm Sunday and the first day of the Jewish observance of Passover was certainly an unusual occurrence in Harford County. The most vital of holidays for both faiths are very closely associated with...
  • Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs

    Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs
    This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
  • Showers possible to spoil Easter Sunday egg hunts

    Showers possible to spoil Easter Sunday egg hunts
    A warm-up to seasonable early spring weather is in the forecast for this weekend, but rain could arrive for any egg hunts and picnics scheduled for Easter Sunday. Saturday is forecast to be a nice day to be outside, with highs around 60, calm winds...
  • Jewish families donate leavened food in observation of Passover

    Jewish families donate leavened food in observation of Passover
    Passover is seen traditionally as a holiday of the spring, not usually marked by snow. But Howard Kaplan and his wife, Roberta, of Baltimore, wouldn't let Monday's inclement conditions deter them from coming to the Pimlico Race Course to dispose of...
  • Midweek Madness looks at lost art of sex appeal, courtesy of Judy Garland

    Midweek Madness looks at lost art of sex appeal, courtesy of Judy Garland
    OK, Midweek Madness fans, I thought a little something related to Easter would be in order (I'll find something for Passover next year).  So here is one of the cutest 60 seconds or so in the delectable movie "Easter Parade" with Judy Garland and Fred...