Passover

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

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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

Quinoa (file / credit: AIZAR RALDES/AFP/Getty Images)

Is Quinoa Kosher For Passover?

Add to the four questions a fifth. Is grain-like and gluten-free quinoa Kosher for Passover?

04/18/2011

Andrea pours boiling water in her sink to make it kosher. (credit: Alice Stockton-Rossini, 1010 WINS)

Plenty Of Cleaning To Do As Observant Jews Prepare For Passover

Jews marking the eight-day remembrance of the ancient Israelites leaving Egypt after being freed from slavery must sanctify their homes.

04/13/2011

Virtual Passover Seder Table - virtualseder.com

Passover Seder Goes Virtual For A Good Cause

Virtualseder.com hopes to get people around the Passover table through social media. It allows users to host a Passover dinner for $36 a table.

04/06/2011

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