A Fifth Seder Question, A Life Together

Rabbinical student pops the question to HUC-JIR classmate; her answer was ‘yes!’

04/14/2016 - 13:15
Special to The Jewish Week

Max and I, fellow rabbinical students at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion on the Cincinnati campus, dated for less than two years before our engagement. Max, who had thought for months about how he would achieve a meaningful proposal, finally decided that Pesach was going to be the perfect opportunity.

Max Miller popping the question to Rachael Klein at family seder.

Bottles For Passover

Top picks to make sure those four cups satisfy.

04/06/2014 - 20:00
Special to the Jewish Week

With Passover just around the corner, we thought we’d highlight a couple of wines to enjoy over the holiday.

Pasco Project #1. Courtesy of Skyview Wine & Spirits

Can One Sell Chametz Over the Internet?

On the Jewish Techs blog we have looked at the way several Jewish rituals are now performed using the Internet. Not every Jewish ritual can be transferred to the medium of the Internet, but even the question raises some interesting points for discussion.

Selling chametz on the Web has become standard operating procedure. But is it acceptable?

A Sample Of The Pesach Spirit

03/19/2012 - 20:00
Staff Writer

The four cups of wine don’t come out until the Passover seders next week, but several New Yorkers started preparing for that part of the holiday last week.

Nearly 400 people attended The Jewish Week’s third Grand Wine Tasting event at City Winery, sampling the products of 27 companies, including major wineries, wine importers, wine retailers, wine touring companies, others in wine-related businesses, cheese companies and restaurants.

A total of more than 120 kosher wines from around the world were available.

Photo By Michael Datikash

Passover Videos and Apps

Passover is just about here and this year has seen more holiday themed videos and apps than ever before.

Even iPhone apps have entered the Passover preparation business
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