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Passover Seder brings together believers and non-believers

Cristian Orellana

April 22, 2017

Jews and gentiles alike gathered at Tulane Hillel to celebrate the Passover Seder, continuing to retell the Jews’ unchanging, ancient story of hardship and hope.The celebration brought together both longtime followers and compl...

War, Miracles and Oil

War, Miracles and Oil

December 3, 2015

Visiting expert from New England lectures on Jewish history


November 1, 2013

An expert on American Judaism traveled from Boston to New Orleans as a part of Loyola's free public fall Jewish studies lecture. On Wednesday, Oct. 30, Loyola hosted John Sarna, the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun professor of American Jewish...

Brief: Visiting professor to give lecture on history of Judaism

The Maroon

October 25, 2013

A visiting professor from Boston, Ma., will lecture on "American Jewish History Backwards and Forwards", Wednesday, Oct. 30, Jonathan Sarna, the Joseph H. & Belle R. Braun professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis Univ...

Brief: Jews can now smoke while celebrating the Passover meal

Associate Press

April 5, 2013

JERUSALEM (AP) - Observant Jews in Israel craving a smoke during the weeklong Passover holiday that started at sundown Monday, March 25, can now enjoy a rabbi-approved puff. It's the first time cigarettes have joined the long l...

Brief: Hasidic teenager firebombs neighbor

Maroon Staff

February 10, 2012

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A Hasidic teenager pleaded guilty Tuesday to assault, averting a trial in an attempted murder case that brought unusual attention to a religious dispute in a Jewish enclave. Shaul Spitzer, 18, accep...

Conversion shows value of religious dialogue

Roger White

Roger White

November 10, 2011

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