Tag: Passover

Israel to go under strict lockdown during Passover

Originally published in CBN News Israeli authorities will enforce a strict curfew starting on Wednesday as families across the nation huddle in their homes for a quiet, isolated Passover. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the new restrictions, including a curfew, in an address Monday evening. “On Wednesday, before the Passover […]

Israeli culture shared at Johannesburg freedom seder ahead of Israel’s 70th birthday

See also: https://gatewaynews.co.za/lets-laugh-at-that-april-19-2018/ The Base synagogue in Johannesburg was a hub of festivities on Sunday evening as various groups were hosted by the South African Friends of Israel at a celebratory Passover seder ahead of Israel’s 70th birthday today. The seder meal recounts the biblical story of the Israelites’ journey from […]

The Miracle of Passover

When being trapped is the key to divine deliverance Israel’s plight of being hemmed in on all sides by mortal enemies seems a particularly pitiful one. But at the risk of sounding uncompassionate, it’s the best possible place for them to be, as the miracle of the first Passover reminds […]