Tag Archives: Passover

Unconditional Love

Here’s a corny old Jewish joke about the unconditional love of mothers for their daughters (told with a little sarcasm): Two women who haven’t seen each other in years run into each other on the street. “How’s your daughter,” the … Continue reading

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Matzoh Brei

During Passover, you’re supposed to eat matzoh, symbolizing how the Israelites ran out of Egypt so quickly, they didn’t have time to leaven the bread. The best Passover meal is not during the seder, but the next morning.  Matzoh brei … Continue reading

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Neilochka Loves Matzoh Brei

I have been honest with you that things are bumpy with Sophia. I’m sure there are many single women out there waiting for the post where I finally write — “I’ve been booted out,” because that means it is now … Continue reading

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Disney Israel Presents “The Girl Who Didn’t Believe in Passover”

Once upon a time, there was a pretty Israeli girl named Ariel. She lived in Tel Aviv. All she wanted to do was go to the beach with her friends and have fun, listening to music and checking out the … Continue reading

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An NPR Easter

The announcement came from Rome:  after pressure from the ACLU, the courts had decided that crucifixion was unconstitutional.   Jesus was released and returned to his job as a carpenter, continuing his sermons as a side gig, speaking out on progressive … Continue reading

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Letter from Iran

  Today is Passover.   It’s one of my favorite holidays, because of the food and the re-telling of the dramatic story of the Israelites leaving Egypt.   Who cares how true it is!  I perfectly understand weaving a tale filled with … Continue reading

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Never Trust a Female Blogger

The recent discovery of the Gospel of Judas after 1700 years shows "Judas Iscariot not as a betrayer of Jesus, but as his most favored disciple and willing collaborator." So, it probably time to stop using the word "Judas" as … Continue reading

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Passover Joke

For months, Moses has been telling the Israelites that he’s going to get them out of Egypt and lead them to the Promised Land.   But ever since Moses got involved, the Pharoah isn’t budging, and the overseers are only making … Continue reading

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Easter vs. Passover 2006: The Grudge Match

(Easter eggs vs. Passover matzoh balls) Yes, it’s that time of the year again as Jews and Christians battle it out for Spring Holiday of the Year. Let the Games Begin! 1)  HOLIDAY CANDY  — EASTER VS. PASSOVER Marshmellow Peeps  … Continue reading

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Time to Ruin Another Christian Holiday!

Dear Fellow Congregants of Temple Beit Blogosphere, Shalom! May I commend you on the excellent work you did last month.  Getting Walmart to say "Happy Holidays" rather than "Merry Christmas" was a real coup!  We even got Bill O’Reilly’s attention, … Continue reading

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