For First Time In Many Years, Good Friday, Start Of Passover Fall On Same DayThis 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.
5 Best Ways To Celebrate Passover In NYCWhether 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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Jewish Residents Across Tri-State Prepare Ahead Of Passover HolidayOver 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.
5 Best Restaurants In NYC For Passover DinnerWhile 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 Increasing Police Patrols For Passover, EasterNassau County will increase police patrols around temples, synagogues, churches and other houses of worship for the upcoming Passover and Easter holidays.
Streit’s Matzo Factory Prepares For One Last Passover On Lower East SideAs of now, the company plans to keep their staff during the move and increase production.
Flyers Distributed In Troubled Eastern Ukrainian City Call On Jews To RegisterFlyers, purportedly distributed by pro-Russian rebels, are demanding Jews register with the "Nationalities Commissioner" and pay $50 or lose their citizenship and face deportation.
Break Out The Matzo: Passover Has BegunThe holiday celebrates the Israelites' exodus from years of slavery in Egypt.
Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas City Shooting At Jewish CenterFrazier 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.
Shootings At Kansas Jewish Center, Retirement Community Prompt Increased Security Around New YorkAuthorities say three people died in a shooting at a Jewish community center and retirement community, and two were shot at but not injured.
New York Jewish Community Prepares For Start Of PassoverPassover 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.