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How Celebrities Celebrated Passover

(JTA) — How was this night different from other nights? We have the same kind of dinner as Jewish celebrities.

Like the rest of us, some of Hollywood’s Jews observed Passover this weekend — it turns out quite a few of them were eating matzah ball soup, looking for the afikomen and spending quality time with their families. Here are a few who shared their experiences on social media.

“Glee” actress Dianna Agron shared a video of herself getting in the mood for her seder by dancing to “Tradition” from “Fiddler on the Roof.”

 

Downtown Memorial Yiskor for Parents and Kin — Warsaw Revolt Anniversary

While we sponsor the holiday Yiskor for Passover, a service of filial piety, we also institute for the Downtown community a memorial for the historical revolt that took place during the Holocaust

Shabbat & Holidays

Passover Community Seder

Enjoy a delicious full-course dinner (from soup to nuts, catered by Fairway kosher catering), good wine and company, song and spirit, learning and discussion.

Shabbat & Holidays

8 Unique Passover Customs You Might Want To Adopt At Your Own Seder Table

5 Times Passover Got A Shout-Out On The Big (and small) Screen

Ohel Ayalah Second-Night Seder For 20s and 30s

An egalitarian, community Passover second-night seder for 20s and 30s will begin at 6:00 pm with a wine-tasting. The seder itself will begin at 6:30 and end about 10:00 p.m.

Shabbat & Holidays

Six Special Seders For Passover 2018 in New York City

Mysteries of the Bible: Biblical Archaeology

Dr. Eric Cline, author of "Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction," will explore these mysteries and more with National Geographic Magazine’s archaeology editor Kristin Romey.

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"For This We Left Egypt?"

Emmy Award-winning TV writer Alan Zweibel ("Saturday Night Live," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Monk") presents this Haggadah from the comedic minds of Dave Barry, Adam Mansbach and himself. 

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Comedy

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This Week

Passover Seder Heard Around The World

It’s a Passover tale that sounds too good to be true.

Samantha Gross, a Boston University student studying abroad and interning for the London Evening Standard, had nowhere to go for Passover in London this year.

It was the Schererville, Indiana, native’s first Passover away from home or school, and as she wrote in theEvening Standard on Wednesday, her only plans included steering “clear of bread” and moping about it.

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