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Jewish holiday Passover begins

Jewish holiday Passover begins

"Every single one of us has our own Egypt, our own pharaoh and our own exile", he said. "We have seen the words terror and terrorism become part of our daily vocabulary".

"We don't believe in celebrating Passover in the past-tense".

A retelling of the Exodus through stories, songs and food, including matzah, bitter herbs and wine, the seder can also be celebrated on the second night of Passover, depending on personal preferences, said Larry Gontovnick, president of the Jewish Community Centre of Victoria. "As we think about those in the midst of crossing through danger and into unknown lands, we aim to bestow upon them the gifts of hospitality and a sweet welcome".

Forty is also a theme for Luski.

At 6 p.m. today, a traditional Passover Seder celebration will be held.

Obama was seated at the head of the table, reading from a haggadah, which retells the biblical story of how Moses lead the Jews out of slavery under Pharoah in Egypt. According to Scripture, the Jews were enslaved in Egypt for about 400 years, which is roughly the length of how one Seder feels. "As we step into this historical experience, we can not help but draw to mind the 65 million displaced people and refugees around the world today".

Liberow said that each year, his children are essential to ensuring the process goes smoothly.

The rabbi experienced his own exodus at age 11, when he and his late parents, Abraham and Rose Luski, his brother, David, and sister, Berta, landed in Miami from Cuba in 1960.

Trump has also been criticized by Jewish groups who liken his Syrian refugee ban to Holocaust-era policies.

In August, he started his new job at Congregation B'nai Israel, arriving with his wife and baby Yael. They pledged to raise their children with only Jewish identities, and the four of us were.

During the Seder meal Dubov said those celebrating Passover will tell the story of the exodus to the younger generation. The holiday requires intensive cleaning. Before Passover begins, the whole house must be cleared of any chametz (leaven).

His wife is organized.

"That represents tears our ancestors shed while they were building the pyramids", Kaplan said. "I actually have two lists". All this symbolises the need for keeping control over one's self.

"Traditional Jewish families have a separate set of dishes, pots and pans, silverware and small appliances, just for Passover", Joanne Luski said.

Strom added that, "Unlike the previous administration's celebrations, all food was prepared by a kosher for Passover catering company and other kosher guidelines were followed as closely as possible".

The Charoset is a mixture of apples, wine and nuts to symbolize the mortar of the bricks the Jews made as slaves.

"That's my mom's recipe and I've passed that on to my kids", she said. The White House did not say whether she or her husband Jared Kushner would attend the Seder there Monday night.

"My children, who didn't know him that well, learned those melodies from their grandfather", the rabbi said.


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