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April 2, 2004
Robert Chacon Beginning at sundown Monday, Jews in Glendale and around the world will celebrate Passover, the Jewish holiday commemorating the ancient Hebrews' escape from slavery and exodus from Egypt. Passover marks the biblical account of Hebrew slaves being spared from the Tenth Plague -- the death of the first-born child. Observance of this holiday centers around a special service and festive meal called the Seder, the prohibition of eating leavened food products and the eating of matzo.
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By Jeremy Oberstein and Ani Amirkhanian | April 19, 2008
As the sun sets tonight, millions of Jews around the world will engage in the time-honored tradition of Passover, a holiday in which the telling of a 3,000-year-old story sometimes turns into conversations about current events, and where eating a meal is less a means to consumption than a celebration of history. For Rabbi Richard Flom of Burbank’s Temple Emanu El, Passover is an opportunity to address some of the ills that plague developing nations, including poverty and hunger.
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By Robert S. Hong | April 3, 2007
GLENDALE — The setting of the sun Monday evening marked the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover — which celebrates the freedom of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. During the eight-day holiday, members of the Jewish faith will reflect on the concepts of freedom and humility, as well as eat special foods to commemorate the occasion, said Rabbi Simcha Backman of the Chabad Jewish Center in Glendale. "It's about realizing that freedom is not an ancient concept, it's real," he said.
NEWS
March 19, 2004
Cooking for Passover workshop planned GLENDALE -- Members of Temple Sinai of Glendale will present a workshop on cooking for Passover from 10:15 a.m. to noon on Sunday. Passover is the eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the exodus of Jews from Egypt, and the beginning of Jewish independence. Jewish tradition forbids not only eating, but even owning leavened foods during Passover. Observant Jews eliminate grains from their homes during the holiday as a reminder of the time when the Jews were a hunted people who did not even have enough time for dough to rise before baking it. Temple Sinai's Rabbi Jonathan Biatch and Rabbi Mendel Lipskier of the Sherman Oaks Chabad will explain what makes food items kosher for Passover.
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By Tania Chatila | April 12, 2006
NORTHWEST GLENDALE ? Jews in Glendale will join millions worldwide in commemorating the ancient Hebrews' escape from slavery in Egypt with the start of Passover tonight at sundown. Passover marks the biblical account of Hebrew slaves being spared from the Tenth Plague ? the death of their first-born child, said Paige Gold, a member of Glendale's Temple Sinai. "It is one of our most significant holidays because it commemorates the formation of the Jewish people as a cohesive group, and Jewish freedom," Gold said.
NEWS
March 22, 2004
Jackson Bell For Roger Baar, attending a workshop on cooking for Passover was more than just grubbing on free food. "The more we know, the easier it is to understand [the Passover diet] and to answer any questions that might arise," said Baar, a La Canada Flintridge resident. "It's also good to be part of a community by participating in an event like this." Baar was among three dozen members and guests of Temple Sinai who spent their Sunday morning learning about appropriate kosher foods to eat during Passover -- the eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the exodus of Jews from Egypt, and the beginning of Jewish independence.
NEWS
March 30, 2002
Editor's note: The following information is from the Web site www.religioustolerance.org, which is dedicated to the idea of accepting the right of other people to freely follow different religions without hindrance. Judeo-Christian origins of Easter The Christian celebration of Easter is linked to the Jewish celebration of the Passover. Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread were observed by the ancient Israelites early in each new year. (The Jewish people followed the Persian/Babylonian calendar and started each year with the Spring Equinox)
NEWS
March 23, 2010
Temple holds Community Seder Temple Sinai of Glendale will celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover (or Pesach in Hebrew) with a Community Seder at 6 p.m. March 30 at the temple. Reservations are necessary and must be received by Saturday. Cost per adult is $50, and per child (up to age 13) is $35. For more information, call Flo Cohen at (818) 244-5650. The Seder commemorates the biblical exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt more than 3,000 years ago. Seder, which means ?
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By Tracey Laity | April 14, 2006
GLENDALE ? As the sun began to sink below the horizon Thursday night, Jewish members of the community came together and raised their voices in song to celebrate the second night of Passover. During Passover, Jews commemorate the emancipation of their ancestors from slavery under the Pharaohs and their ensuing dramatic flight from Egypt, as recorded in the Torah, and also in the Bible, both of which record God's parting of the Red Sea long enough for Moses to enable their escape.
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April 16, 2014
The Temple Sinai community celebrated the second night of Passover, the Jewish holiday that celebrates the exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt, with a seder Tuesday night at its Glendale social hall. A seder, a ritual meal that translated into English means order, includes the telling of the Passover story, which features Moses leading the Jews out of Egypt, a description of the 12 plagues and the parting of the Red Sea. Those who observe the eight-day holiday don't eat bread or other leavened food as a reminder that as slaves, the Jews had to rush out of Egypt, with no time to let bread rise.
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NEWS
March 23, 2010
Temple holds Community Seder Temple Sinai of Glendale will celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover (or Pesach in Hebrew) with a Community Seder at 6 p.m. March 30 at the temple. Reservations are necessary and must be received by Saturday. Cost per adult is $50, and per child (up to age 13) is $35. For more information, call Flo Cohen at (818) 244-5650. The Seder commemorates the biblical exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt more than 3,000 years ago. Seder, which means ?
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By KIMBERLIE ZAKARIAN | April 4, 2009
Palm Sunday is approaching. As I reflect on the last days of Jesus? earthly life, I am amazed at how He suffered, as each of us do, with human feelings and circumstances. I see that He experienced monetary need (Matthew 21:2); anger (vs. 12); sleepiness (vs. 17); hunger (vs. 18); faith (vs. 19-21); doubt from others (vs. 23); and utter rejection (vs. 45). He endured the mortal feelings each of us has suffered at one time or another, but in greater magnitude than any of us have.
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By Jeremy Oberstein and Ani Amirkhanian | April 19, 2008
As the sun sets tonight, millions of Jews around the world will engage in the time-honored tradition of Passover, a holiday in which the telling of a 3,000-year-old story sometimes turns into conversations about current events, and where eating a meal is less a means to consumption than a celebration of history. For Rabbi Richard Flom of Burbank’s Temple Emanu El, Passover is an opportunity to address some of the ills that plague developing nations, including poverty and hunger.
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April 12, 2008
JUNIORS RAISE FUNDS WITH HEART & SOUL EVENT National Charity League Juniors of Glendale hosted nearly 200 guests at their Heart & Soul fundraiser on March 15. Guests shopped and had lunch while helping to raise more than $15,000 for local charities. The event was hosted at the La CaƱada Flintridge home of Heidi and Mike Khalil . Guests were able to browse for gift items sold by 18 boutique vendors. A silent auction of 58 items was the highlight of the day. Guests enjoyed lunch provided by Burger Continental.
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By Robert S. Hong | April 3, 2007
GLENDALE — The setting of the sun Monday evening marked the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover — which celebrates the freedom of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. During the eight-day holiday, members of the Jewish faith will reflect on the concepts of freedom and humility, as well as eat special foods to commemorate the occasion, said Rabbi Simcha Backman of the Chabad Jewish Center in Glendale. "It's about realizing that freedom is not an ancient concept, it's real," he said.
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March 23, 2007
Beginning at sundown on April 2 Temple Sinai of Glendale's congregation will join Jewish people around the world in celebrating Passover, the holiday commemorating the biblical story from the Book of Exodus that describes the escape of the ancient Hebrews from Egyptian slavery via the parting of the Red Sea. "The Passover story teaches the world that God is deeply concerned with the affairs of humanity," said Rabbi Rick Schechter, Temple Sinai...
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March 9, 2007
St. Bede's Parish will celebrate a Christian Passover dinner on March 30 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Also known as a Seder supper, the Jewish Passover Meal originated at the time of the Jew's exodus from slavery in Egypt. It is a religious ceremonial meal that continues to be celebrated today in Jewish homes during their Passover. To help facilitate planning, registration forms are available in the Parish Center. Registration must be submitted by March 16. For more information, call the Parish Center at 949-4300 or visit www.bede.
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By Tracey Laity | April 14, 2006
GLENDALE ? As the sun began to sink below the horizon Thursday night, Jewish members of the community came together and raised their voices in song to celebrate the second night of Passover. During Passover, Jews commemorate the emancipation of their ancestors from slavery under the Pharaohs and their ensuing dramatic flight from Egypt, as recorded in the Torah, and also in the Bible, both of which record God's parting of the Red Sea long enough for Moses to enable their escape.
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