Pesach


National Parks Strike Called Off

Workers at the Israeli National Parks and Nature Reserves have called off a threatened strike, planned for Chol Hamoed Pesach. The strike would have had a major impact as many…

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Poll: 98 Percent of Israelis to Attend Seder

Over 98 percent of Israeli Jews will participate in a Pesach Seder, a poll by the Geocartigraphia organization said. The poll of a representative sample of 500 Israelis of various…

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Eggs Set to Be in Plentiful Supply for Pesach

Israelis are all set for Pesach, the Agriculture Ministry said. Permits have been issued for the import of 55 million eggs, duty free, to commence beginning next week and to…

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Appeals Court Hears Religious-Liberty Case

The case of Susan Abeles, an Orthodox Jew who claims she was disciplined by the Washington, D.C., airport authority for observing Pesach, was heard by the United States Court of…

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General Closure on Palestinian Areas During Pesach

As a precaution against a threatened escalation of terror attacks, the IDF announced on Thursday a general closure on Palestinian areas in Yehudah and Shomron, along with Gaza border crossings.…

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IDF to Go Through 80 Tons of Matzos

The IDF is ordering tons of matzos, gefilte fish, meat and chicken to feed the IDF soldiers who will be stuck on base for Seder night. The army would not…

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Jewish Family Lays Claim to Prized Haggadah

The grandchildren of one of the earliest Jewish victims of the Nazis are laying claim to a jewel of Israel’s top museum: the world’s oldest illustrated Haggadah. The descendants of…

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Almost All Israeli Jews to Observe Leil HaSeder

An estimated 93 percent of Israeli Jews will be observing Leil HaSeder this year, according to a Pew Research Center study. According to the Pew findings, 87 percent of secular…

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