Passover

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Synonyms for Passover

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

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Rather than debate the truth or the legitimacy of his interpretations of Jewish tradition, I will argue that Shapiro's system of beliefs was heterodox and syncretic, an ideological bricolage that blended the sacred and the secular, socialism and nationalism, and religious and philosophical traditions from Europe and America into his own particular understanding of the Pesakh holiday and what it meant to be Jewish.
I feel, as a Jew who enthusiastically and with love regards the lovely Pesakh of the past, it is my duty--if I wish to earn the right to call myself a son of the people that gave the world Pesakh heroes and Moses--to do what they did, or, more accurately, would have done today: to struggle against slavery and for freedom
Pesakh, as traditionally observed, was an affirmation of those messianic hopes for redemption, a celebration of Jewish liberation from slavery and exodus from Egypt.
one part of humanity creates and has nothing and the other, smaller part, creates nothing and has it all," and accordingly, he insisted, "for everyone for whom the Pesakh spirit of the past is truly holy, so must be the holy work for socialism--the Pesakh-spirit of the future
Blank * Oleg Boichenko * Mark Budniatsky * Valery Bykovsky * Vladimir Cherkassky * Boris Chernobilsky * Igor Churin * Anna Churina * Zinaida Dapshiene * Gennady Estraikh * Lev Friedlander * Aron Futer * Pesakh Gamburd * Levitan Goodman * Ilya M.