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Passover

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  • Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?

    Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?
    After the coffee. Before getting ready to fly back to D.C. The Skinny: Traveling to D.C. on Saturday for Passover on Monday. Given the cost of flying and renting a car, this will be a very expensive Seder. Don't worry, eating matzo won't stop me from...
  • Synagogue reaches out to 'Jews of no religion'

    Synagogue reaches out to 'Jews of no religion'
    A Pew Research study released last December found that one in five American Jews identifies as Jewish by culture alone. These so-called "Jews of no religion" were found to be significantly less likely to have a strong sense of belonging to Judaism and...
  • Rockets, airstrikes across the Israel-Gaza border during holiday

    Rockets, airstrikes across the Israel-Gaza border during holiday
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli warplanes struck several sites in the Gaza Strip on Monday following a barrage of rockets launched at southern Israel from the seaside enclave earlier in the day, a military spokesman said. According to an army statement, seven...
  • The God Squad: Finding connections in Passover and Easter

    Passover will be celebrated this year beginning on Monday evening, April 14, with the first Seder — the Passover meal. Easter Sunday this year falls on April 20 for all Christian denominations, and although this single Christian date for Easter will...
  • Butter cake, malva pudding and more at pastry chefs' Bakers Will Bake sale

    Butter cake, malva pudding and more at pastry chefs' Bakers Will Bake sale
    If you're more inclined to eat baked goods than bake in the sun at the first weekend of Coachella, then the 2nd annual Bakers Will Bake sale is calling you. On Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hollywood Farmers Market, the bake sale will gather...
  • For Passover, so many ways to kugel

    For Passover, so many ways to kugel
    What really makes the meals of Passover, which begins this year on Monday at sundown, different? It may not be what you think. The simple answer is found in Exodus 13:6-7: "For seven days you must eat matzos (unleavened bread).... No chametz or leaven...
  • Suspected white supremacist held in Kansas Jewish center shootings

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Three people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist. As the suspect was taken into...
  • Obama: Religious intolerance has 'no place in our society'

    Obama: Religious intolerance has 'no place in our society'
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday called on Americans to stand up against religious bigotry as he offered his support to the families of those killed in shootings at two Jewish community centers in the Kansas City area. “Nobody should have...
  • Boynton Beach city meeting rescheduled

    Boynton Beach city meeting rescheduled
    The Boynton Beach City Commission meeting, normally held on the first and third Tuesday of every month, will be rescheduled to Wednesday April 16. The meeting is rescheduled in honor of Passover – a Jewish holiday. On Wednesday, the city will...
  • Jewish center killings to be investigated as hate crimes

    AURORA, Mo. — The killings of three people on the eve of Passover outside two Jewish facilities in a Kansas City suburb are being treated as hate crimes, law enforcement officials said Monday. Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass and others...
  • 31 recipes to celebrate Passover

    31 recipes to celebrate Passover
    From traditional brisket to pomegranate-glazed lamb, flourless chocolate cake to chocolate pecan brownie fudge cake, add new recipes and traditions to your Passover celebrations with these ideas from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen RECIPES: 31 great...
  • Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock

    Happy Passover for Montreal man, who wins $1M at Seminole Hard Rock
     Why is this night different from all other nights for Eric Afriat? Because he won a million bucks. Poker players always endure ups and downs in long tournaments, but very few had the challenge Eric Afriat did.  He missed the Passover celebration...