Passover traditions around the world

Passover traditions around the world

Passover is a uniquely Jewish holiday, with four cups of wine, matzah, 10 plagues, and the central Seder plate. Though traditions and rituals vary among families and different cultures, the Passover story, retold each year, celebrates freedom during the Exodus from...

Passover seders and more in Tidewater

Passover seders and more in Tidewater

Looking for a seat at a seder or a way to learn more about Passover in Tidewater? Check out this listing to see all that is taking place for the holiday around town. ✡Chabad of Tidewater Passover SedersSeders are led by Rabbis Margolin and BrashevitskyFirst Night...

Can Jews sing Dayenu while there are hostages?

Can Jews sing Dayenu while there are hostages?

The Passover seder gets a post-Oct. 7 rethink. (JTA) — As the American Israeli poet Marty Herskovitz thought about the upcoming Passover holiday, the prospect of singing Dayenu at the first seder since his country was attacked didn’t sit right with him.The classic...

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For Israelis awaiting Iranian missile barrage, a night of terror punctuated by attempts at humor

"Tonight has not been an easy night," the marathoner Beatie Deutsch wrote on social media, as she like others tried to make sense of their experience.

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Iran’s attack draws Israel and US closer together after weeks of growing tension

Biden cautioned against an Israeli retaliatory strike and pledged to shift into diplomatic overdrive to isolate Iran.

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Iran attacks Israel: How we got here and what might happen next

The attack is the culmination of long-running trends and explosive recent events.

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Daniel Cohen

VIRGINIA BEACH – Daniel Cohen, 75,passed away March 24. He was born August 16, 1948. Altmeyer Funeral Home-Southside Chapel.

Carole Lee Gutterman

VIRGINIA BEACH - Carole Lee Gutterman, born on October 2, 1943, passed away on March 18 in Virginia Beach. She was 80 years old. Carole was born and...

Quennon Anthony Hundley

CHESAPEAKE - Quennon A. Hundley, 94, was a beloved husband and father who passed away peacefully on March 20. He resided in the Churchland area of...

Joel Kossman

VIRGINIA BEACH - Full of life and love and at his own pace, Joel Kossman passed away on March 12 at the age of 82. After a long struggle with cancer...