Pesach has become the festival of enslavement, not the festival of freedom. A seder in New York shows us what is possible, though.
PassoverMarch-April Illustration: Masha Manapov
As wheat that has come into contact with water is considered leavened and thus unsuitable for Passover, wheat for shmura matza must be harvested on dry days.
Israel Nature and Parks Authority and Jewish National Fund report increase in number of visitors this year, but the holiday was also marked by fires due to negligence.
This Moroccan celebration, a holiday that came to symbolize good relations with Muslim neighbors, has been widely embraced by Israelis. Here are two traditional recipes to adorn the sweet-laden Mimouna table.
Until I realized that I was the child who didn't know how to ask – because my community didn't know how to answer.
A new amendment allows noise in residential areas after 11 P.M. during the holidays of Mimouna and Lag Ba’Omer; Jerusalem residents push back against municipal move to ease noise restrictions.
Following a successful run last year, the Gluteria – chef Eran Zino's gluten-free restaurant – will open its doors for nine days during Passover.
Indonesia's practicing Jews, thought to number less than 200, hope that interfaith events like the one in Jakarta which marked Passover, will help them gain an equal footing in the Muslim majority nation.
And why some have started trying to perform it on the Temple Mount again.
93 percent of Israeli Jews attend a Passover seder, much higher than in the United States, where only 70 percent participate in the ceremony.