Tag Archives: Passover

The deal is done

Despite last minute hitches and haggling in the talks between Iran and the P5+1, and notwithstanding objections from the Europeans, the nuclear deal with Iran has been agreed – and Israel is furious: The United States, Iran and five other … Continue reading

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Good News Friday – Shabbat Hagadol edition

I’m having a very hard time finding some good news to post this week and I was tempted to “pass over” (geddit?) this week’s Good News Friday installment. But I really didn’t want to leave Shabbat Hagadol (“the Great Sabbath”, … Continue reading

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Chag Kasher Vesame’ach – Happy Pesach

This blog is going on semi-vacation over the next week during the Pesach (Passover) festival until after the chag (it finishes on the night of 21st April).  If you would like to learn more about Pesach, have a look at … Continue reading

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How the Pesach story was originally reported

For a pre-Pesach sweetener to help you smile through the last frantic preparations for Pesach, here is a very cute video from Aish, along the lines of previous “modern” recordings of historical events. Enjoy! And happy cleaning. 🙂

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Pesach flowers in Jerusalem

We spent a few beautiful days in downtown Jerusalem, touring the sites, visiting relatives and generally mingling with the huge throngs all crowding into Jerusalem for Pesach. (More of that in my next post). One of the tours we took … Continue reading

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Chag Kasher Vesameach – Happy Pesach

This blog is going on a semi-vacation over the next week during the Pesach (Passover) festival.  I probably won’t blog in any serious fashion (unless there’s a major news event) until after the chag (15th April). If you would like … Continue reading

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