Passover

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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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Shoppers Head Out To Prepare For Passover This Monday

It may be a religious tradition that is thousands of years old, but there is nothing old-fashioned about Passover, which starts this coming Monday evening.

03/20/2013

Spider-Man

Columbia Pictures, Williamsburg Leaders, Reach ‘Spider-Man’ Compromise

The “Amazing Spider-Man” is now more welcome in Brooklyn.

03/19/2013

Plans to shoot the new Spider-Man movie in Brooklyn during Passover is not going over well. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Planned ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Shoot In Brooklyn During Passover Has Jewish Community Outraged

The blockbuster Hollywood sequel has already started filming around the area, but upcoming plans to swing through Brooklyn are under fire.

03/14/2013

Kol Dizritch Kosher Food Pantry - Woodmere, NY (file / credit: Jewish Community Center of the Greater Five Towns)

Woodmere Kosher Food Pantry Helps Those In Need Celebrate Passover

On Long Island, being poor doesn’t mean you’ll miss out on celebrating the Jewish exodus from slavery in Egypt this Passover.

04/06/2012

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A Guide To Passover 2012 In NYC

We have your guide to Kosher-friendly restaurants and recipes, as well as tips to finding the perfect Seder for your family.

CBS New York–04/06/2012

Rabbi Lawrence Zierler with the dumpster to be used for the bread burn at the Jewish Center of Teaneck - Teaneck, NJ - Apr 5, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Teaneck Synagogue Burning Bread Ahead Of Passover

Passover starts at sundown Friday. For many Jewish people, that means no eating bread for the next eight days.

04/06/2012

Rabbi Joseph Potasnik (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Chief New York Rabbi Joseph Potasnik Talks About Meaning Of Passover

At sundown Friday, Jews across the Tri-State Area will sit down and celebrate the holiday of Passover. The holiday celebrates the Jewish people’s exodus from slavery in Egypt.

04/05/2012

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly delivers his pre-Passover briefing - New York, NY - Apr 3, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Beefs Up Security Around Jewish Sites Ahead Of Passover

The recent deadly attack at a Jewish school in Toulouse, France has prompted an extra layer of vigilance in New York City ahead of the eight-day Jewish holiday of Passover.

04/04/2012

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