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  • [At] Tufts University, [a] Surprise BDS Resolution Brought for Vote Days Before Passover

    04/09/2017 4:35:06 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 12 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 4/9 | Rachel Frommer
    Jewish student leaders at Tufts University “are working intensely” to combat a surprise boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) resolution initiated by an anti-Israel group for a vote days before Passover, the campus chaplain told The Algemeiner on Friday. “Yesterday, without any forewarning, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) put forward this resolution, to be voted on by the [Tufts Community Union (TCU)] student senate this Sunday night,” said the campus Hillel’s executive director, Rabbi Jeffrey Summit, who also serves as a research professor in the department of music and the Judaic studies program. “The Hillel Jewish community is deeply disturbed...
  • Rabbi Moshe Weiner – Passover Message for All Noahides

    04/02/2015 2:18:43 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 17 replies
    AskNoah.org ^ | Eve of Passover, 5775 | Rabbi Moshe Weiner
    I take this occasion to write to you in honor of the birthday on 11 Nissan of the spiritual leader of the generation, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who made our generation aware of the possibility and ability, and the great obligation, to spread to the Children of Noah the teachings of G-d’s Torah that was given through Moses: they should all accept upon themselves the Universal Commandments that were commanded to Adam and Noah and all humanity after them, and accept the yoke of the Kingship of Heaven completely. As his students, we call upon all people to believe in...
  • Good Friday and Passover Fall on Same Date This Year April 3rd

    03/27/2015 9:56:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 29 replies
    My own independent Thought Process | 03-27-2015 | Red Badger
    This year, 2015, Passover and Good Friday fall on the same date, Friday April 3rd. It has happened before. Any thoughts on the religious significance of this at this point in time?...........Israel-US relations are at the worst point that they have ever been, with this anti-semite in the White House.............
  • Seder re-enactments on YouTube

    03/24/2013 12:06:50 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 17 replies
    YouTube | 3/24/'13 | Zionist Conspirator
    YouTube can certainly be an embarrassment of riches. Just last night I found these two re-enactments of the Seder shel Pesach: one Sefaradi, and one Temani (Yemenite). For the Sefaradi seder, click here. For the Temani seder, click here. Please note that these are re-enactments, as direct operation of electrical equipment is forbidden on yom tov. I'm sure there's much more available for viewing, but this should hold all interested FReepers for now. Wishing all a Pesach kasher vesameach!
  • No Bread For Obama: Presidential Fare To Be Kosher For Pesach

    03/11/2013 9:55:28 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Matzav.com ^ | 3/11/13 | staff
    The entire King David Hotel, where President Barack Obama be staying with an entourage that will fill all 233 rooms from Wednesday, March 20, to Friday, March 22, will be made kosher for Pesach ahead of his visit. The King David will roll out the carpet, but hold the rolls. With the hotel in a security lockdown, all the food necessary for the trip and the prosperous Pesach crowd to follow is being stored in containers out back. When PresidentObama said yes to a long-overdue visit next week, his first since becoming president in 2008, it’s not clear that he...
  • Dangerous Exit from Comfort Zone: Passover Offering on Temple Mount

    03/30/2012 11:58:23 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 14 replies
    Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them: 'Draw out, and take lambs according to your families, and kill the Passover lamb. And you shall observe this matter for an ordinance for you and your sons for ever. (Exodus 12) Soon, with G-d's help, we will establish Jewish leadership for Israel. Please be forewarned that when that happens, our familiar, comfortable Pesach holiday will be radically changed. We will have to forget about the Pesach seder with the extended family at the home of the family balabusta. Instead, we will be face to face with...
  • Obama's Ultimate Insult to the Jews on Pesach

    04/18/2011 3:55:34 PM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 4/18/11 | Pamela Geller
    In Obama's dissolute Passover message, the infiltrator praises the rise of Islamic annihilationists in Middle East.You can't make this stuff up. He can't help himself that is how sick his soul is. The idea that Obama would equate the rise of the Jew hating Muslim Brotherhood across Egypt, Bahrain, and the whole of the Middle East and North Africa with the Jews four hundred struggle for freedom from slavery and relentless persecution can only be described as wicked, vicious. Obama, the Interpreter of the Message of Passover Israel National News Passover recalls the bondage and suffering of Jews in Egypt...
  • Obama, the Interpreter of the Message of Passover

    04/18/2011 3:59:18 PM PDT · by Nachum · 28 replies
    INN ^ | 4/18/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Passover recalls the bondage and suffering of Jews in Egypt and the miracle of the Exodus, but U.S. President Barack Obama says its message is reflected in Muslim uprisings. In his annual message, prior to his third straight participation in the Passover Seder, President Obama stated, “The story of Passover…instructs each generation to remember its past, while appreciating the beauty of freedom and the responsibility it entails. This year that ancient instruction is reflected in the daily headlines as we see modern stories of social transformation and liberation unfolding in the Middle East and North Africa.”
  • Obama, Passover and Easter

    04/13/2009 6:21:11 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 16 replies · 1,031+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 4/13/09 | Joseph Farah
    Barack Obama devoted his Saturday weekly address to Passover and Easter greetings to Jews and Christians. That was nice. But listen to what he said. "These are two very different holidays with their own very different traditions," he explained. "But it seems fitting that we mark them both during the same week. For, in a larger sense, they are both moments of reflection and renewal. They are both occasions to think more deeply about the obligations we have to ourselves and the obligations we have to one another, no matter who we are, where we come from, or what faith...
  • Obama, the Interpreter of the Message of Passover

    04/21/2011 7:22:46 AM PDT · by sevinufnine · 9 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 4/18/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Passover recalls the bondage and suffering of Jews in Egypt and the miracle of the Exodus, the unique redemption whose goal was a G-d given way of life to be led in the Holy Land, but U.S. President Barack Obama says its message is reflected in MUSLEN uprisings. In his annual message, prior to his third straight participation in the Passover Seder, President Obama stated, “The story of Passover…instructs each generation to remember its past, while appreciating the beauty of freedom and the responsibility it entails. This year that ancient instruction is reflected in the daily headlines as we see...
  • In Passover Message Obama Reflects on Muslim Spring in Middle East

    04/18/2011 12:10:18 PM PDT · by DManA · 34 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 18, 2011 | Jim Hoft
    Passover is a Jewish holiday that recalls the bondage of the Jewish people in Egypt and the miracle of the Exodus. To celebrate the occasion this year Barack Obama released a statement praising the Muslim Spring in the Middle East. Passover recalls the bondage and suffering of Jews in Egypt and the miracle of the Exodus, but U.S. President Barack Obama says its message is reflected in Muslim uprisings. In his annual message, prior to his third straight participation in the Passover Seder, President Obama stated, “The story of Passover…instructs each generation to remember its past, while appreciating the beauty...
  • Obama calls Bibi on Passover

    04/18/2011 12:13:07 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 26 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 04/18/11 | MJ LEE
    President Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday to wish him a good start to Passover, White House press secretary Jay Carney told reporters. Telling Bibi that he would host a seder at the White House, Obama “expressed hope that the Israeli people would be able to celebrate in peace,” Carney said. Obama also congratulated Netanyahu on an “impressive” technological achievement —the Iron Dome defense system, for which Obama recently approved $205 million in funding, Carney said.
  • A Passover Present From Obama

    04/18/2011 6:29:50 AM PDT · by TPOOH · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 18 2011 | James Lewis
    Excerpt.....For Mr. Geert de Wilders, leader of the new anti-fascist Resistance in the Netherlands, who is now on trial in Amsterdam for telling the truth. "The lights are going out all over Europe." - Geert de Wilders, Feb. 7, 2011. Attributed to Winston Churchill. "I want my Al Jazeerah." - Naomi Wolf in the Huffington Post. Some liberal Jewish friends last week invited me to their Passover Seder tonight, and I had such a sick feeling about sitting with friends who are in massive denial of reality that I had to excuse myself. I can't do it this year. Passover...
  • PA official honors Hamas suicide-bomb mastermind in celebration of 2002 Passover massacre

    04/08/2011 5:51:58 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    IMRA ^ | 4-8-11
    PA official honors Hamas suicide-bomb mastermind Abbas Al-Sayed in celebration of anniversary of 2002 Passover massacre that murdered 30 A Palestinian 'gift' for Passover - Official Palestinian promotion of terrorism 8 Apr 2011 MFA website http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Terrorism-+Obstacle+to+Peace/Palestinian_incitement/Palestinian_gift_for_Passover_8-Apr-2011.htm The Palestinian Authority has just honored the terrorist mastermind responsible for the 'Passover Massacre' which claimed the lives of 30 innocent Israeli citizens attending the traditional Passover meal at Netanya's Park Hotel on March 27, 2002. Emergency workers were greeted with the sight of 22 people already dead in the Passover bombing. (Photo: Reuters) The Palestinian Authority has just honored the terrorist mastermind responsible...
  • Obama continues Easter outreach

    04/19/2011 8:21:35 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 20 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 4/19/11 | JONATHAN MARTIN
    President Barack Obama Tuesday morning continues a Holy Week tradition that has helped him develop relationships with some of America’s most high-profile Christian leaders — an Easter Prayer Breakfast at the White House. More than 100 Christian leaders of different denominations and political persuasions are expected, according to a White House official. But the gathering, the first of which took place last Easter, also allows a president whose faith is at times questioned the opportunity to worship with an array of bold-faced names in the Christian community.
  • Passover Hagaddah conclusion "Next Year in Jerusalem" deemed "unhelpful" by Obama [SATIRE]

    03/24/2010 5:53:53 PM PDT · by hecht · 19 replies · 2,522+ views
    The Associated Press | March 23, 2010 | Shana Habbab (AP White House Correspondent)
    Passover Hagaddah conclusion “Next Year in Jerusalem” deemed “unhelpful” by Obama administration March 23, 2010 By The Associated Press Shana Habbab (AP White House Correspondent) (AP) — An unidentified Israeli official has confirmed that private discussions between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu included a strong request from the President that the upcoming Passover holiday not include the familiar refrain of “next year in Jerusalem”, citing the passage as being provocative and unhelpful for future peace talks.The Administration suggested replacing it with “next year in peace” or “next year in Israel”, but leaving the final wording up to...
  • In Jewish Passover Message Obama Praises Muslim Uprising In The Middle East

    04/19/2011 4:41:56 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 31 replies
    Red White and Blue News ^ | 4/19/2011 | Staff
    RWNB: How are those “uprisings” in Egypt and Libya working out these days? Hillary doesn’t seem to like the direction Egypt is heading and no one likes the Libya situation and yet Obama praises the Muslim uprising as he is commenting on the Jewish Passover. BERLIN – U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is warning that rising intolerance toward women and religious minorities threatens to hijack democratic transitions around the Arab world and spread violent extremism. Clinton told an award ceremony in the German capital on Friday that she was disturbed by recent developments in post-revolt Egypt in which...
  • Twenty Ways You Know Passover is Coming in Israel

    03/29/2009 4:23:07 AM PDT · by jerusalemjudy · 290+ views
    Jerusalem Diaries ^ | March 29, 2009 | Judy Lash Balint
    For the past several years I've been putting out a light-hearted '18 Ways You Know Pesach is Coming In Israel' piece to describe the frenetic days leading up to Pesach in the holy city. This year, there are a few additional notable events that are driving the news cycles over here. Apart from the upcoming Mid-East visit of the pope and the ongoing saga of whether Gilad Shalit will be home for Pesach, there's the controversy over the Chametz Law. Never heard of it? Well, since 1986, Israel has had a law on the books that forbids leavened products from...
  • HAPPY PASSOVER! To all FReepers!

    04/18/2008 5:52:27 AM PDT · by Alouette · 44 replies · 275+ views
    Chabad.org ^ | Apr. 18, 2008
    Happy and Kosher Passover to all FReepers from Alouette & family. May Israel enjoy a blessed and peaceful holiday. Please post your holiday greetings here.
  • Largest Priestly Blessing Crowd Since Temple Mount Liberation

    10/09/2006 10:14:40 PM PDT · by M. Espinola · 447+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | Oct 09, '06 / 17 Tishrei 5767 | Ezra HaLevi
    The ceremony has become a tradition ever since the liberation of the Temple Mount during the Six-Day War in 1967 and is seen as an observance of the Jewish obligation to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem and the Holy Temple three times a year, on Pesach (Passover), Shavuot (Pentecost) and Sukkot (Tabernacles). During the weeklong Pesach and Sukkot holidays, the ceremony is held on the second of the Hol haMoed (intermediate) days. Hundreds of kohanim, Jews who trace their lineage to Aaron, the first High Priest, stood closest to the Western Wall to take part in the special blessings....