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12 Things You May Not Know About Passover In Israel

israeil-news - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:00am
By Eliana Rudee for ThecultureTrip.com

You probably know that Passover is a Jewish favorite: with matzo pizza, four cups of wine, reunions with friends and family, and hopefully some time off of work and school. It’s undeniably a great holiday. But there’s a lot you may not know about Passover in Israel. Friends, fear not! We’ve got you covered.

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On "keeping the Pesach," and gradations of practice

interfaith - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:00am
From The Velveteen Rabbi

Pesach begins in 4 days, and maybe some of you are considering "keeping the Pesach" this year. Maybe you have some anxiety about what exactly that means, or how to do it, or whether you're going to "do it wrong." What is keeping the Pesach?

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Want more information on Passover? Check out Jvillage Network's Passover Guide.

Buying for the social impact

green-living - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:00am
By Viva Sarah Press for Israel21c

'Buying and using social-impact products can change people's attitudes and perceptions toward people with disability,' says founder of new venture.

If you’re going to shop online, would you prefer to buy a product from a random factory or buy a similar item that will have a social impact on society?

Yuval Arbel, a 39-year-old production and operations manager, believes many people would prefer the second option if it were available. That’s why he recently started Buy for Good.

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The Modern Jewish Passover Details

featured-articles - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:00am
From Modern Jewish Wedding


This article is featured in Jvillage Network's Passover Guide

Spring has definitely sprung~I can tell because I’m sniffling and relying on my FloNase twice a day.  That means it is time for the annual Spring festival of Passover.  Did you know that Passover is THE most celebrated Jewish holiday of the entire year?

More so, then either of the High Holidays or Chanukah. I personally think it is because every Jewish child has a memory (or two) of Passover Seder:  the fear of having to chant the Four Questions in front of everyone, finding the afikomen or getting drunk for the first time on Mogen David.

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