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Every Passover we recount how Pharaoh sought to oppress our ancestors and keep them in slavery. But he was not the only one. As we read in the Haggadah, "For not just one alone has risen against us to destroy us, but in every generation they rise against us to destroy us."
 
As we vote in the Pennsylvania primary next Tuesday, consider who will defend Israel. And what is our responsibility to other groups who are being killed and persecuted around the world? Closer to home, who will protect us and other minorities from harassment and discrimination?
 
NEWS & OPINION 
Commentators immediately misreported Sanders’ relatively balanced critique as an embrace of pro-Palestinian views.
His statement that Israel killed 10,000 innocent people in the Gaza War was blatantly inaccurate. How could anyone running for president be so misinformed?
 
 
LIVING JUDAISM
 
 
THE KOSHER TABLE

Passover recipes for saffron rice and braised artichokes with fava beans.

 
 
ISRAEL

Bassem Eid defends Israeli West Bank businesses: “We Palestinians are not boycotting them, so what do we need you to boycott them for?” 

  
 
COMMUNITY

Interview with the former army aviator running against Ryan Costello, a first-term Republican who has been voting the GOP line since he got to Congress.

 
 
COMMUNITY CALENDAR
 
 Cartoon reprinted courtesy of Yaakov (Dry Bones) Kirschen www.DryBonesBlog.blogspot.com