Pesach


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(Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt

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When you say Pesach, most people think of matzo, matzo ball soup, potato kugel, and brisket.
El valor de la libertad se aprende al observar Pesach con la familia en el hogar.
We are pleased to be partnered with the world's leading communications platform for M2M," said Omer Pesach, Chief Technology Officer for Telit m2mAIR.
Thematically, the unpacking of the Jewish narrative of Passover was critical to understanding the urgency of the Pesach ritual.
The Easter pilgrimage sometimes overlaps the Pesach aliyah to Jerusalem by Jews, depending on whether the Christian solar-based and Jewish lunar-based calendars overlap that year.
So whatever the occasion, the story or example of Moses has to enter into the thinking around Easter or Pesach, or whatever, if you want to be serious about this period.
The news came just ahead of the Jewish holiday of Pesach, and after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other senior Israeli officials had suggested that a major breakthrough in the case would be made public soon.
IN MOST European languages, the word for Easter starts with a P--in some variation of Pesach, the Hebrew word for Passover: Paques (French), Pasen (Dutch), Priske (Danish) Pasqua (Italian), Pascua (Spanish), and Paskha (Russian).
However, Turkish pavilion is in demand at the fair as Turkey's tourism office in Israel has taken action to attract Israeli tourists during the upcoming seven-day Pesach holiday in April.
CDATA[ More than 600,000 people visited the Kotel during Pesach a a record number according to authorities, and far larger than in previous years.
Hence, I read titles like the following: "Seder Talking Points: Seven Secrets of Passover" by Bruce Feiler, "Passover 2010, Why Pesach Matters" by Brad Hirschfield, "Obama's Hospitality, a question of character" (about the Seder dinner at the White House which was hosted by the President) by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach "Religion: How the Obama Seder became a White House tradition", and "Obama is still Pro-Israel" by Steve Sheffey, an apologist for Israel that glosses over the Netanyahu government, its racism and its crimes against the Palestinians.
The egg on the Seder plate evokes the mourning over the destruction of the Temple and the subsequent inability to offer sacrifices there in honor of the Pesach holiday.
This act of vandalism has been made a week before the Jewish holiday of Pesach and the Christian Easter.
He is the author of several books, the most recent of which are 1001 Questions and Answers on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (1997), Issues of the Day (1999), Let My People Go: Insights into Pesach and the Haggadah (2002), 500 Questions and Answers on Chanukah (2005) and Torah for Teens: Growing Up Spiritually with the Weekly Sidrah.
Pesach is a lesser known Jewish festival, so when a gentile learns of it, out come the questions.