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Israel under national curfew during Holy Week

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Christians are not the only ones having to adjust to the new reality during their holy week. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enforced a Holy Week curfew which ended today.  “On Wednesday, ...

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You can visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem via virtual reality

Jerusalem is eerily quiet this year as Passover begins Wednesday and Passion Week begins for Christians. The city, like all of Israel, is on complete lockdown with residents told to stay in ...

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The story of Pesakh (Passover) and why it matters

Pesakh (Passover) begins on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nissan. This year, that is April 8th. The name “Pesakh” (PAY-sahkh, with a “kh” as in the Scottish “lokh”) comes ...

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AZ governor stands by Christian Facebook post despite calls to remove

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey refused to give in to pressure from a state secular organization this week, publicly affirming that he has no intention of removing religious messages posted to his gubernatorial ...

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California synagogue shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

Reports out of San Diego are that a 19-year-old man with a rifle opened fire inside a synagogue in Poway, California, today as worshipers celebrated the last day of Passover. A woman has died ...

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Jews return to Warsaw Ghetto for Passover Seder after 76 years

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Jews are returning to the Warsaw Ghetto, scene of unimaginable suffering during WWII, to hold a Passover Seder in the Warsaw Ghetto. It will be the first Passover Seder there in 76 ...

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