All About Passover

Posted on March 13th, 2018

 

Passover begins in just over two weeks, the evening of March 30.

 

Jvillage Network's Passover Guide is a comprehensive guide to everything you need, from the holiday's history to choosing a Haggadah that's right for your family. You'll find recipes, crafts, songs, and videos. Take a few moments to go through it and make planning for your Pesach that much easier.

Happy Holiday/Chag Sameach!

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All About Passover

Posted on March 12th, 2018

 

Passover begins in just over two weeks, the evening of April 30.

 

Jvillage Network's Passover Guide is a comprehensive guide to everything you need, from the holiday's history to choosing a Haggadah that's right for your family. You'll find recipes, crafts, songs, and videos. Take a few moments to go through it and make planning for your Pesach that much easier.

Happy Holiday/Chag Sameach!

To the Guide. 

The Jewish Denominations

Posted on March 5th, 2018
BY MJL STAFF


A quick look at Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and Reconstructionist Judaism — and at other Jewish streams.


Jewish denominations — also sometimes referred to as streams, movements or branches — are the principal categories of religious affiliation among American Jews. The denominations are mainly distinguished from one another on the basis of their philosophical approaches to Jewish tradition, and their degree of fidelity to and interpretation of traditional Jewish law, or halacha .

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Understanding Purim in Hebrew and English

Posted on February 26th, 2018

Looking Beyond Purim and the Megilla

Posted on February 19th, 2018
By Peretz Goldstein for JPULSE in JewishBoston.com


Purim Begins the Evening of February 28, 2018


Have you ever wondered why Purim comes before Pesach?

 


Exactly 30 days after Purim, we celebrate the holiday of Pesach. Our Sages tell us that this is no coincidence. The juxtaposition of these two holidays is the theme of redemption; being saved. “Masmich geula le’geula” – connecting salvation to salvation.

The comparison of Pesach and Purim is clear. What we celebrate at Pesach time is another instance in Jewish history where the Jews were under extreme persecution, threatened to be wiped out, and were saved at the end of the day (that’s why we have a party and drink some le’chaims at the Seder night too!).

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Want more information on Purim? Check out Jvillage Network's Purim Guide. 

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