Tag Archives: Pessach

Happy Pessach

To all our readers who celebrate it Chag Pessach Sameach Happy Pessach

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Next Year in Jerusalem … and the next …and the next …

Five Minutes for Israel wishes all those who celebrate a very happy Pessach   Pessach, also known in English as Passover, is perhaps the most Israeli of the major Jewish festivals. It commemorates our arrival. Second arrival if you consider … Continue reading

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Happy Passover

Passover greetings from 5MFI The illustration, by an unknown artist, of Moses parting the Red Sea was created between 1350 and 1375. It is one illustration from Rudolf von Ems’ Chronicle of the World (Weltchronik) written more than a century earlier. I thought … Continue reading

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Bloodymindedness

Passover bloodymindedness Five Minutes for Israel has been floundering around for the last week or so, trying to find a suitable subject for a last day of Pessach article. The choices either turned out to be preachy (can anyone outside … Continue reading

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Passover 2014

AKA Pessach 5774 While designing the Five Minutes for Israel Pessach card that you see below, I realised the traditional matza motif was becoming a bit stale (weak pun intended). So I experimented with other icons of Pessach.

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Dry Bones is looking for an intern

Is this you? Unfortunately I am too old and not smart enough to be a Dry Bones intern. I certainly would have jumped at the chance is I was. Yaakov Kirschen is the leading Israel advocate cartoonist of today and … Continue reading

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Don't passover us

Pessach sameach What does Pessach (Passover) mean to me? President Obama has just visited Israel and he (or his well-informed script-writers) told me how the story of the exodus from Egypt  inspired the Black struggle for equality. I don’t know if … Continue reading

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