Monday, August 31, 2015 Elul 16, 5775

By:
Rabbi Aryeh Ben David
The taste of matzah evokes the feeling of hopelessness, but the Passover story reminds us how, in a flash of a moment, hope can return.
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By:
Dasee Berkowitz, JTA
A JTA columnist explores the deeper meaning within the four-word promise that marks the end of the Haggadah.
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
Considering the Jewish implications of the recent hit movie Her , a JTA columnist imagines what would happen if he employed a talking computer operating system with artificial intelligence to lead his seder.
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By:
Penny Schwartz, JTA
For acclaimed accordionist Merima Kljuco, memories of the “exodus” from her native Bosnia reverberate in her composition.
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By:
Deborah Fineblum, JNS.org
Rather than feeling a sense of loss, new immigrants to the Jewish state mention leaving the second Passover seder behind in the same breath as the universal availability of fresh pita and falafel.
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