This Friday marks the first time in many years that both the Christian holiday Good Friday and the start of Jewish Passover have fallen on the same day.
Whether it’s noshing on a Matzoh grilled cheese sandwich or painting a picture of your heritage, there are plenty of ways to celebrate Passover in New York City.
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Over at Streit’s Matzo Company on the Lower East Side, they know all about the Passover staple. They’ve been making Passover matzo at the same location since 1925.
While several restaurants will serve meals ranging from traditional to contemporary, the five listed below get our vote for best take on the seder.
Nassau County will increase police patrols around temples, synagogues, churches and other houses of worship for the upcoming Passover and Easter holidays.
As of now, the company plans to keep their staff during the move and increase production.
Flyers, purportedly distributed by pro-Russian rebels, are demanding Jews register with the “Nationalities Commissioner” and pay $50 or lose their citizenship and face deportation.
The holiday celebrates the Israelites’ exodus from years of slavery in Egypt.
Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo., was booked into Johnson County jail on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder after the attacks Sunday in Overland Park.
Authorities say three people died in a shooting at a Jewish community center and retirement community, and two were shot at but not injured.
Passover begins at sundown with a special dinner known as a sedar. During Passover, Jews eat matzoh to honor their ancestors who ran in such a hurry that their bread never rose.
Three-year-olds at Beth-El Nursery School in New Rochelle enjoyed their Seder early, enjoying the customary feast on Friday.
Passover is one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays. It begins at sundown on Monday, April 14 and ends Tuesday, April 22.
A pre-Passover Seder was held on Long Island this week for nearly 100 Holocaust survivors.