Posts Tagged ‘ passover ’

How Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired a Passover Seder

February 18, 2015
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How Martin Luther King, Jr. Inspired a Passover Seder

All this week, Jewniverse is honoring Black History Month with some of our favorite stories from the archives. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated just eight days before Passover in 1968. Among those grieving his loss were Jews who had joined his nonviolent protest movement, and were dedicated to the causes of civil rights and…

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Martha Stewart and the Case of the WASPy Matzah

April 18, 2014
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Poor Martha Stewart. A few years ago she wasn’t invited to a Passover seder. Never one…

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Beatboxing for Passover

April 17, 2014
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For a people so committed to explaining ourselves, it’s not terribly surprising that at some point,…

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Suicide Prevention at the Seder Table

April 14, 2014
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On the night of the seder, Elijah the Prophet plays Santa…

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Painting Your Fingernails With Plagues

April 11, 2014
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When recounting the story of the ten plagues at the…

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Passover with Metallica

April 10, 2014
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That kid in your math class with greasy…

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How Big Is Your Afikoman?

April 9, 2014
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How many Saltines can you eat in a minute? How…

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The Passover Seder Inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 20, 2014
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Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated just eight…

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The Passover After-Party

April 3, 2013
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Passover’s over; Mimouna is here! Or, more probably, there. Originally…

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When Descendants of Slaves Own Slaves

March 15, 2013
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Matthew Lopez found the inspiration for his award-winning…

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Matzah-Flavored Beer

July 9, 2012
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During the holiday of Passover, many Jews eschew bread,…

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A Mix-and-Match Haggadah

June 25, 2012
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Were all Egyptians pro-slavery? Children’s author Lemony Snicket…

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