Passover

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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

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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

A worker at the Streit's Matzo Co. - New York, NY - Apr 2, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Matzo Makers Hard At Work On LES Ahead Of Passover

Jewish people eat matzo, and no leavened bread, during Passover because the their ancestors didn’t have time to allow the bread to rise as they were in their exodus from Egypt.

04/02/2012

3GNY members David Wachs and Gayle Steinweis Peck at a happy hour (credit: Julie Cohen / 3GNY)

Stories From Main Street: 3GNY Keeps The Memory Of The Holocaust Alive In NYC

With the Jewish people to once again celebrate their survival with Passover, a New York City group hopes that we will never forget about the Holocaust, so we can say “never again.”

04/02/2012

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New Religious Holiday Policy At SUNY Stony Brook Causes Controversy

SUNY Stony Brook students will be off for Holy Week and Passover in April, but the University has changed its calendar moving forward.

03/19/2012

FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New Jersey Voters Deciding On School Budgets Today

Unlike in other states, voters get a direct say on their taxes to pay for schools. They’ll also vote on school board candidates.

04/27/2011

Generic School Photo (Credit: AP)

N.J. School Budgets, Board Candidates On The Ballot Wednesday

New Jersey school budgets and school board candidates will be up for votes in a rare Wednesday election. The school elections were moved to Wednesday so they wouldn’t conflict with Passover this year.

04/26/2011

Archibishop Timothy Dolan is seen in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Archbishop Timothy Dolan Calls Confluence Of Holy Week, Passover ‘Providential’

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan calls this year’s confluence of Passover and Holy Week providential, saying it creates “a magnificent atmosphere.”

04/19/2011

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy carries donated food for the poor from a distribution centre before the Pesach (Passover) holiday in Jerusalem on April 13, 2011. Religious Jews throughout the world celebrate the eight-day Passover holiday, which begins on April 18, to commemorate the Israelites' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago.  AFP PHOTO/MENAHEM KAHANA (Photo credit should read MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: Knicks, Rangers Wager; Celebrating Passover, Carton Style

With the Knicks in action tonight and the Rangers taking the ice tomorrow, Boomer & Craig came up with a wager involving Carmelo Anthony’s field goal attempts and the Blueshirts’ shots on goal.

WFAN–04/19/2011

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