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A pro-Russian activist guards a barricade outside the regional police building seized in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 15, 2014.  (credit: Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images)

Flyers Distributed In Troubled Eastern Ukrainian City Call On Jews To Register

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.

04/17/2014

Workers at the Pupa and Zehlem Matzoh Bakery on Broadway make Matzoh April 9, 2006 in Williamsburg.  (Photo by Michael Brown/Getty Images)

Break Out The Matzo: Passover Has Begun

The holiday celebrates the Israelites’ exodus from years of slavery in Egypt.

04/14/2014

Frazier Glenn Cross, accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City, is seen in police custody, April 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas City Shooting At Jewish Center

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.

04/14/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Shootings At Kansas Jewish Center, Retirement Community Prompt Increased Security Around New York

Authorities say three people died in a shooting at a Jewish community center and retirement community, and two were shot at but not injured.

04/13/2014

A man reads a prayer while holding greens dipped in salt water in advance of Passover. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York Jewish Community Prepares For Start Of Passover

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.

04/13/2014

New Rochelle Early Seder

New Rochelle Pre-Schoolers Get An Early Lesson On Meaning Of Passover

Three-year-olds at Beth-El Nursery School in New Rochelle enjoyed their Seder early, enjoying the customary feast on Friday.

04/11/2014

NYPD officer keeps watch outside the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan. (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Urges Jewish Community To Remain Vigilant Ahead Of Passover, Notes No Credible Threats

Passover is one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays. It begins at sundown on Monday, April 14 and ends Tuesday, April 22.

04/01/2014

A man reads a prayer while holding greens dipped in salt water in advance of Passover. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Holocaust Survivors Honored At Pre-Passover Seder On Long Island

A pre-Passover Seder was held on Long Island this week for nearly 100 Holocaust survivors.

03/27/2014

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Jews Mark First Night Of Passover

Passover is an eight-day festival where Jews mark the exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt.

03/25/2013

Passover Sweets

Sweet Ways To Celebrate Passover

We are marking Passover on The Couch with a special treat from our friends at the William Greenberg Bakery on the Upper East Side.

03/25/2013

3.25.13 Passover Cooking

Cooking On The Couch: Modern Passover Dinner

Jeff Nathan is executive chef and co-owner of Abigael’s on Broadway, the world’s largest Kosher restaurant. He joined us on The Couch with a great Passover recipe, Mango-Date Haroset.

03/25/2013

Duck with Bread (file / credit: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/GettyImages)

Passover Bread-Dumping Notice Upsets Some In Brooklyn

Some in the Orthodox Jewish community are upset that a public reminder not to feed the ducks and geese in Prospect Park includes a reference to Passover.

03/22/2013

Workers at the Pupa and Zehlem Matzoh Bakery on Broadway make Matzoh April 9, 2006 in Williamsburg.  (Photo by Michael Brown/Getty Images)

5 Fun Ways To Celebrate Passover In NYC

Celebrate Passover with your loved ones with these sweets, holiday specials and family-friendly events in New York City.

03/22/2013

Volunteers prepare Passover donations at Masbia Soup Kitchen in Flatbush (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Soup Kitchen Notes High Demand Ahead Of Passover

At Masbia Soup Kitchen in Flatbush, the line was out the door on Thursday as those in need picked up Passover essentials like matzo and kosher wine.

03/21/2013

Tri-Color Matzoh Ball Soup (CBS 2)

2 In the Kitchen: Perfect Passover Colorful Matzo Ball Soup

She’s the so-called Queen of Kosher! Just in time for Passover, Jamie Geller joins us to make tri-color matzo ball soup.

03/21/2013

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