Friday, August 22, 2014 Av 26, 5774

TZAV, Leviticus 6:1-8:36
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Rabbi Adam Zeff
This week's Torah reading discusses details of the sacrificial service, the ancient Israelites' way of connecting with God. Although these passages may be of historical interest, the specifics of the animals, meal offerings and oil libations may leave readers cold. What do they have to do with our lives so many centuries later, when our worship is so very different?...
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It was after a family Passover seder nine years ago when the potential magnitude of the event struck author Jonathan Safran Foer.
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By:
Dasee Berkowitz, )Jewish Telegraphic Agency
During the Passover season, we all become storytellers par excellence.
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Why do we celebrate Elijah at Passover?
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At seders around the world, millions of cups of wine are poured in honor of one man: Elijah. Why is Elijah the Prophet part of the seder when he lived centuries after the Exodus?
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Adding a Mexican flair to Passover
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Tim Spinner and Brian Sirhal want you to think trilingually this Pesach. In addition to English and Hebrew, they want you to brush up on your Spanish phrases like “salmon tostada,” “red chile-matzah ball soup,” “brisket tacos” and “fresh berry pavlova.” OK, so the pavlova is actually Antipodean in origin and was created in honor of legendary Russian ballerina Anna...
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