The Shabbos after Pesach has a traditional special challah – the Shlissel Challah – "key in the challah". What is Shlissel Challah? "Shlissel or Key Challah, makes the first challah after Pesach even more special. This is a well observed custom you might want to try for yourself. You can do...
This short and sweet video from the IDF is the final taste of Pesach we all need before we launch into the last day(s) of Yom Tov Pesach. The "Stomp" style video shows different aspects of Pesach and their accompanying sound-effects re-edited into a new kosher for Passover beat. Watch...
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ENSCHEDE, Netherlands (JTA) — For most matzah bakeries, Passover is their lifeline and only claim to financial viability. After the weeklong holiday, during which Jews are commanded to consume matzah to commemorate their ancestors’ hurried flight out of Egypt, demand for the famously tasteless cracker drops sharply. Except, that is, in the...
(MyJewishLearning.com) The Hanukkah story began with a confrontation in Modi’in in roughly 168 BCE and ended several years later, when the Maccabees — the band of Jewish fighters who battled the Syrian empire — regained control of the Second Temple in Jerusalem and rededicated it. The seven major battles of the Maccabean Revolt took...
Tired of the same old matzah brei. Well this Pesach is the perfect time to mix up an old classic. Jewlish shared a video offering 4 different ways to make matzah brei that you may have never thought of. Pizza brei, sweet brei, onion and mushroom brei, and Apple Cinammon brei......
Passover with United Hatzalah Day 8- Story 8 (for outside of Israel) (Isru Chag for inside Israel) Recently, Avner was on his way to a grocery store in Bnei Brak when United Hatzalah dispatch alerted him to an unconscious man in nearby Tel Aviv. Avner quickly switched directions and sped to...
Pictured above: Children will have the chance to partake in the “Pesach Escape Room: The FreedoMan Files,” a 45-minute “Exodus experience” launched by more 100 Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries worldwide. (Photo: CKids) “Escape rooms” are all the rage right now, where players get locked into a decorated room or area, and need...
Israeli children are asked to tell the story of Pesach in this hilarious new video by the Israeli site Mako. In the video the children tell the story in Hebrew beginning with Pharaoh's decree to drown the first-born Jewish males, all the way to the Jews leaving Egypt. Sure there...
Israeli reggae legend Yehuda Leuchter and his new band The Retro came out with a new cover of Bob Marley's Exodus. The timing could not be more perfect with Pesach coming up next month. In the following video they are performing their new song at a wedding in Israel. Watch it here: [youtube...
You may be wondering, where did Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner spend Pesach? Turns out it was in the great state of Wyoming! “This just landed at the Cheyenne Regional Airport,” the city’s mayor, Marian Orr, tweeted. Her tweet itself contained a photograph of a Trump-branded Boeing 757 on a tarmac, backed by...
Sharon Dobuler Katz posted the following to Facebook: You'll l-o-v-e THE FUNNIEST MATZA VIDEO EVER in Yiddishelah (a language that would be Yiddish if we could really speak it). What do YOU do with your leftover Matzahs? Find out the hysterically funny possibilities in YIDDISH (almost), thanks to almost-Yiddish-master (kinda)...
(Kveller) I love making latkes. But I loathe grating potatoes and cleaning the food processor and making a starchy mess in the kitchen. And I bet you do, too. For those who want to fry up some latkes but cut out a few steps, I have got such the hack for...
The Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia and the Little River United Church of Christ in Annandale, Virginia were the targets of vandalism in the form of swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti. Fairfax County Police opened an investigation after the vandalism was discovered Tuesday. On the exterior of the JCC building,...
On Thursday, Chol Hamoed Pesach, thousands of Jews gathered at the Kotel in Jerusalem to attend Birkat Kohanim. According to Israel Police, close to 80,000 people were estimated to have been in attendance at the Western Wall plaza for the event. Watch it here: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email and never...


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