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angela-k-nickerson's picture
Apr.10.2009
This week I am blogging about art and Holy Week.  The events of Passover, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter are portrayed in some of the world's greatest works of art.    Passover and Maundy Thursday (The Last Supper): http://aknickerson.blogspot.com/2009/04/holy-week-in-art-last-supper...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Apr.09.2009
What better way to celebrate the second night of Passover, and the eve of Good Friday, than with Leon Panetta, director of the Central Intelligence Agency's, news that his agency is "no longer" in the black site business, and that all remaining clandestine detention centers will be shut...
peggy-landsman's picture
Apr.09.2009
Because on this night we focus on ourselves as a unique group with a unique history, a unique experience of oppression, a unique longing for and journey toward freedom, but what we need to make a better world of our beautiful planet is to focus on our shared history, to extend the horizons of our...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Apr.09.2009
Last night was either the first night of Passover or the night before Passover, the night one can first celebrate it.  I'm not Jewish and I haven't even played  a Jewish person on TV.  But I've been in a relationship with a Jewish man for over three years now.  Trouble is, he had a major post Bar...
sam-barry's picture
Apr.08.2009
Why is this night not like any other night? Because I get to eat lamb and bread. You see, my fiancé Kathi Kamen Goldmark, who is Jewish if she is anything, and I, who am Christian if I am anything, have been practicing a Lenten fast of no wheat, no dairy (except milk in our coffee—I mean, come on...
talia-carner's picture
Apr.08.2009
    This Passover, as we celebrate our ancestors’ freedom from slavery, we reconnect through our most important holiday with our centuries-long traditions. It is incumbent upon us to contemplate the broader concept of freedom and what it means to us as individuals, as members of our immediate...
terry-odell's picture
Apr.08.2009
Tonight marks the beginning of Passover. As a child, it was my second-favorite holiday (no presents, so it couldn't be first). Today, with no family around, and being responsible for all the shopping, preparations and cooking (hubby is in charge of cleanup, thank goodness), it's not quite as...
peggy-landsman's picture
Apr.04.2009
  At the center of the table, Elijah's place is set.He is served along with us although his food will not be touched.His wine, however, seems to swell within the circle of its cup. I look out the window. Clouds slip silkily over the moon.They're in the mood to play matzo cover,Mistaking for...
kathi-kamen-goldmark's picture
Mar.29.2009
Some people who were at the CJM "4 Cups of Whine" event last night have asked for my recipes. I think this is the first time in my life that this has happened...in any case, these desserts are a hit at my Seder every year, especially with the teenagers....
phyllis-zimbler-miller's picture
Apr.22.2008
  Now that I have a moment to rest after cleaning, preparing and cooking for Pesach, I’m looking at the same April 11, 1971, letter I quoted in my last post. The first seder of that year -- April 9, 1971 -- my husband and I were at the Jewish chaplain’s quarters. The second seder I hosted...