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Next year in Jerusalem?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 30, 2018 at 8:30pm 3/30/2018 at 8:30pm
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Tonight is the first night of Passover. As is written in the Passover Haggadah:

For not just one alone has risen against us to destroy us, but in every generation they rise against us to destroy us; and the Holy One, blessed be He, saves us from their hand!

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Passover 2017 is no different: “in every generation they rise against us to destroy us”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 5:30pm 4/10/2017 at 5:30pm
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Last night anti-Israel groups, led by Students for Justice in Palestine and “Jewish Voice for Peace,” took advantage of the Passover Holiday when many Jewish students already had left for home for the Passover Seders, to bring to the Tufts University student Senate a resolution to divest from certain companies doing business...

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Another sneak Passover Divestment attack, this time at Tufts University

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 9:04pm 4/9/2017 at 9:04pm

I have seen this movie before.

In early April 2014, anti-Israel students at Cornell University, led by Students for Justice in Palestine, brought a last minute resolution before the student assembly to divest from certain companies doing business with Israel. The resolution was managed in such a way as to provide the...

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Jewish Voice for Peace Passover Haggadah: “Next Year in al-Quds!”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 10:55am 4/9/2017 at 10:55am

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a non-Jewish organization that undermines the fight against, and enables, antisemitism by legitimizing and mainstreaming the anti-Israel movement’s assault on Jewish identity.

JVP presents itself as a social justice organization committed to non-violence and peace. But as we’ve documented in dozens of posts, its tactics and...

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Temple Mount, Passover 2016: Muslims Riot, Harass Visitors

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 10:30am 5/1/2016 at 10:30am

This past week, during the intermediate days of Passover (Chol Hamoed), nearly 900 Israeli Jews, roughly 100 to 300 per day, ascended Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

Thousands of tourists also visited the sacred place over the course of the week.

The site is the place of the two Jewish Temples in antiquity. It’s considered...

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“Hello from the Other Side … Free at Last in the Sinai”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 22, 2016 at 7:00pm 4/22/2016 at 7:00pm

Tonight is the First Night of Passover, in which we celebrate the Exodus from Egypt.

My favorite passage from the traditional Passover Haggadah is one that is evergreen:

“For not just one alone has risen against us to destroy us, but in every generation they rise against us to destroy us; and the...

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Anti-Israel activists hijack Passover, turn it into Palestinian liberation event

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 1:51pm 4/21/2016 at 1:51pm

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) is a non-Jewish organization that gives cover to the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) and its political war on Israel by washing away the stains of anti-Semitism that are central to the BDS movement’s founding, actions and identity.

As we noted in a prior post, JVP operates in...

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Flashback 1983: President Reagan’s Address on Observance of Easter and Passover

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 25, 2016 at 5:30pm 3/25/2016 at 5:30pm

In 1983, President Reagan recorded a radio address to the country on the observance of Easter and Passover.

“This is a time of hope and peace, when our spirits are filled and lifted. It’s a time when we give thanks for our blessings-chief among them, freedom, peace, and the promise of...

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Happy Passover and Easter

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 3, 2015 at 7:30pm 4/3/2015 at 7:30pm
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Passover starts at sundown tonight, and Easter is Sunday.

To our Jewish and Christian readers, Happy.

That Happy, of course, is tempered by the historical reality, as is written in the Passover Haggadah:

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For Passover and Easter: celebrate freedom

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 18, 2014 at 6:17pm 4/18/2014 at 6:17pm

It’s the holiday season, one of those rare years when Passover and Easter come close together, as they did during the original Easter. So I get a twofer when I wish my readers “Happy Holidays!”

In recent years whenever I’ve attended a Seder I’ve been impressed by the f...

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First Night of Passover

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8:00pm 4/14/2014 at 8:00pm
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By the time you read this, I’ll be deep into the first Passover seder, wondering when we’re finally going to get to eat thinking about the meaning of the Exodus from Egypt:

For not just one alone has risen against us...

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Anti-Israel “National Day of Action” scheduled for Passover

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 11, 2014 at 9:54am 4/11/2014 at 9:54am

When the Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine tried to schedule their last-minute anti-Israel Divestment Resolution for Passover week, I assumed that was something isolated to Cornell.  (The attempt was defeated yesterday.)

But maybe not.

Passover starts on the night of April 14, and seders are held that night and the night of April...

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Cornell Student Assembly fracturing over Passover BDS push

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 2:33pm 4/10/2014 at 2:33pm

At 4:45 p.m. today, a last-minute attempt by Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine to force a vote on an anti-Israel divestment resolution during Passover, will come up as “new business,” as previously reported.  That would set up the Resolution for a full vote next Thursday, in the middle of Passover.

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Cornell Anti-Israel Divestment Group Doubles Down on Passover Strategy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 10:19pm 4/9/2014 at 10:19pm

I broke the news last night that Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine had timed its push for a Divestment Resolution to take place over the Passover holiday, ALERT: Sneak Passover Anti-Israel Divestment attack at Cornell.

The Resolution was proposed at the last possible minute, with a surprise committee vote presentation (assisted...

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ALERT: Sneak Passover Anti-Israel Divestment attack at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 8:00pm 4/8/2014 at 8:00pm

In a move reminiscent of the exploitation of the Yom Kippur Jewish holiday in 1973 to launch an attack on Israel, Cornell Students for Justice in Palestine has launched a last minute, sneak Divestment Resolution which is to come up for initial discussion on less than 48 hours notice this Thursday...

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Ten years after the Park Hotel Passover Seder bombing

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 5:05pm 3/28/2012 at 5:05pm

Via The Times of Israel:

Precisely 10 years ago Tuesday evening, a 25-year-old man walked up a short flight of stairs and crossed through the lobby of a modest hotel near the beach in Netanya, a city on Israel’s Mediterranean coast.

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Passover

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 18, 2011 at 7:35pm 4/18/2011 at 7:35pm

starts tonight.  I’ll repeat my post from 2009:

Passover Is No Time To Wish For The End Of Christian America ….Nothing has changed in thousands of years. They still rise up in every generati...

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