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  • 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....
  • [Israel:] Pessah [Passover] teddy bears plagued by taxman

    04/11/2006 11:14:25 PM PDT · by anotherview · 4 replies · 360+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 11 April 2006 | HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
    Apr. 11, 2006 23:57 | Updated Apr. 12, 2006 2:51 Pessah teddy bears plagued by taxman By HILARY LEILA KRIEGER An American 12-year-old who helped collect 7,000 teddy bears for sick children in Israel for Pessah had no idea that the stuffed animals would be temporarily barred from entering the Promised Land. Shira Goldstein's family spent the first half of this week begging the Customs Authority to let her teddy bears go. But the authorities only agreed to release them after NIS 8,900 in import taxes and duties were paid on Tuesday. "My heart could break. Everybody has stepped to...
  • A Pessah sacrifice in Jerusalem

    04/08/2005 9:46:25 AM PDT · by Alouette · 59 replies · 1,178+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 8, 2005 | Mati Wagner
    Thought about sacrificing a paschal lamb this year? Many of the hundreds – perhaps more than a thousand including the women – who gathered Thursday night at the Western Wall to march a circle around the Temple Mount believe it can become a reality – if not this year in Jerusalem, next. So do many of the hundreds who will gather on Sunday to demonstrate against the police decision to close the Temple Mount to Jews. "Today all we want is the right to pray on the Temple Mount," said Rabbi Yishai Ba'avad, secretary of The Institute for the Establishment...
  • Eat Kitniyot This Passover

    04/04/2004 10:50:14 PM PDT · by ChicagoHebrew · 2 replies · 325+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Adar 13, 5764 | Saul SInger
    On Saturday night I was sent off on the Pessah equivalent of a combat mission - shopping. Everyone had the same idea: I'll beat the crowds by shopping a few days before the Seder. The supermarket was bursting with such brilliant crowd-beating people. As an immigrant to Israel who keeps kosher, most of the year I relish being liberated from the Diaspora practice of scavenger-hunting for kosher products. Living in the Jewish state means having the freedom to pick anything off the shelf without using a magnifying glass. Every spring, however, I would regress to shopping like Sherlock Holmes, looking...
  • Sharon to enforce prohibition on Hametz (bread products) during Passover

    04/04/2004 10:43:32 PM PDT · by ChicagoHebrew · 1 replies · 296+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | Adar 13, 5764 | Herb Keinon
    Many Israelis disposed of hametz (leavened) products as Pessah approached, while MKs criticized the interior minister's failure to enforce the law prohibiting the display of hametz during the holiday, which begins today. Interior Minister Avraham Poraz came under criticism in the cabinet Sunday for announcing he does not intend to appoint inspectors to enforce the no-Hametz law during Pessah. Advertisement Saying that ministers cannot use their own judgment when deciding whether to enforce the country's laws, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said that matza on Pessah is a symbol that gives Israel it's Jewish character. "I am not a religious person,...
  • The PC Make-Over of Passover

    04/18/2003 2:18:49 PM PDT · by rmlew · 1 replies · 113+ views
    Arutz 7/Israel National News ^ | April 15, 2003 | Steven Plaut
    In recent years, Passover has undergone a make-over in the American Jewish non-Orthodox community, one that has converted it largely into a holiday devoted to celebrating human rights, protesting a long list of human rights abuses and promoting fashionable causes. The remake seems designed to make Passover a cosmopolitan holiday, one with a universal message in which all can join, in essence the Jewish answer to the Declaration of the Rights of Man of the French Revolution. Back in the 1960s, a series of Political Correctness Haggadahs were written, in which the message of Passover was turned into a celebration...
  • Paratroopers thwart Islamic Jihad Pesach terror plot

    04/17/2003 1:16:13 PM PDT · by yonif · 5 replies · 256+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 17, 2003 | THE JERUSALEM POST INTERNET STAFF
    IDF Paratroopers in Tulkarm foiled an Islamic Jihad plot to carry out a suicide bombing in one of Israel's large cities over the Pesah holiday. Four Palestinians, including a woman, were arrested by the Paratroopers in Tulkarm on Thursday. The woman was suspected of planning to smuggle a ready-to-use explosives belt into Israeli territory. Neither the explosives belt, nor the potential suicide bomber meant to carry out the attack, have been found. The other three men arrested belonged to the Islamic Jihad and were planning the suicide attack. The suicide bomber who attacked Netanya's Park Hotel last year, killing 29...
  • Counting Israel's blessings

    04/15/2003 1:50:56 PM PDT · by yonif · 3 replies · 181+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 15, 2003 | Isi Leibler
    The Haggada reading that "in every generation there are those who rise against us to destroy us" will undoubtedly sound a responsive chord amongst Israelis especially at those Seders marred by the absence of a family member killed or maimed by terror or war. We have undergone almost three painful, bloody years during which the prevailing euphoria relating to the "irreversible peace process" has been shattered and exposed as a cruel illusion. Indeed under threat from chemical/biological attack, our children were obliged to take gas masks to school, a chilling reminder of the terrible horrors Jews underwent during the Holocaust....
  • America's gift for Pessah, By Caroline B. Glick

    04/15/2003 1:38:37 PM PDT · by yonif · 2 replies · 282+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 15, 2003 | Caroline B. Glick
    After three weeks of intense fighting, the American military offensive against Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq more or less ended last Saturday. The military operation can be compared to smashing down pieces on a chess board by a violent hand and rearranging them according to a new guiding logic. The manner in which the pieces of the Iraqi regime were smashed down and are now being rearranged will serve as a basis for the work of politicians and an inspiration for military planners for years to come. I was privileged to bear witness to large swathes of the chess pieces...
  • Park Hotel tries to overcome last year's Seder night massacre

    04/15/2003 1:34:03 PM PDT · by yonif · 3 replies · 241+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Apr. 15, 2003 | DANIEL BEN-TAL
    This year's Seder meal will be especially poignant at Netanya's Park Hotel, where one year ago a Palestinian suicide bomber killed 29 and wounded more than 60. "This evening will be very symbolic," says hotel proprietor Corinne Mamami. "All the guests will come to identify with us, to prove that the Palestinians will not destroy us. This is our country and we will not move from it. They will not break our spirit." About 150 paying guests are expected at this evening's service and meal, to be held under unprecedented security arrangements. "We will conduct a regular Seder service," Mamami...
  • Pro-Israel Projects in the US

    04/04/2003 1:21:28 PM PST · by yonif · 5 replies · 244+ views
    Several projects and events are to take place in the United States in the coming weeks. Here, we highlight three of them. On Sunday, April 6, 2003, the 52nd Annual Israel Folk Dance Festival and Festival of the Arts will be held at the Martin Luther King, Jr., High School in New York City. The Festival is sponsored by the Israeli Dance Institute in partnership with Jewish National Fund and co-sponsored by Bnai Zion. The event will feature Israeli vendors of Judaica and crafts, as well as an audience participatory fashion show, activity booths and hands-on activities for children, Israeli...