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A Jewish man who identified himself as Andrew protests the oppression of China's Uighurs outside the

The next major Jewish action is on behalf of Uighurs

One of the friends Asat made at Harvard, Amy Woolfson, has become a leading campaigner for the Uighurs in her native England, where British Jews have emerged as leading champions for the Uighur cause

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
07/04/2021

Passover celebrated in Muslim, Central African countries - in pictures

What does the Passover holiday look like in Muslim countries and countries with small or non-existent Jewish communities?

MARTIN LUTHER KING Jr. (center) marches in Selma, Alabama, alongside Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel (s

Rabbi Robert Marx, who marched with Martin Luther King, dies at 93

Marx was involved in other interfaith work as well.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
05/04/2021
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the Mimouna celebration at the home of MK Osnat Mark

Netanyahu on eve of Rivlin talks: 'It's possible to form right-wing gov't'

Gantz: If Netanyahu gets the coalition he wants, it will be a catastrophe for the State of Israel.

By ELIAV BATITO/MAARIV ONLINE , MOSHE COHEN/MAARIV , MATAN VASSERMAN/MAARIV , ARIK BENDER/MAARIV
04/04/2021
 President Reuven Rivlin at a Mimouna celebration in Ashkelon, April 2018

Virtual Mimouna event to host famed Israeli artists, promote diversity

Besides a focus on North African Jewry, workshops will also feature Yemenite, Iraqi and Persian Jewish artists and teachers.

Matzot Yehuda matzah factory in Jerusalem, 2019.

Dutch matzah factory gives away Passover product to 35,000 schoolkids

Each student was allotted two pieces — some 70,000 matzahs.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
03/04/2021

Offended by Christian seders? Don’t have one. - opinion

A common concern is that Christian seders inappropriately veer from the “authentic” seder message.

By RABBI BEN GREENFIELD/JTA
03/04/2021
 ALCATRAZ PRISON cells

What it’s like to celebrate Passover in prison

Last year during Passover, the virus was raging across the world. Stay-at-home-orders were given across the United States and countries were going on complete lockdown.

By CHRISTOPHER BLACKWELL/JTA
03/04/2021
The Church of England General Synod [file photo]

Church of England sorry for prayer booklet that resembles Passover Haggadah

The Church pulled the booklet offline and trashed a video it had intended to release ahead of Maudy Thursday.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ
02/04/2021

This beloved Syrian Passover meat pie is the ultimate comfort food

As my paternal grandparents came from a lower-middle-class background, blending ground beef with matzah was considered basic, cheap cuisine.

By ALEGRA SMEKE/JTA
02/04/2021
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