Passover



Eighth plague hits Egypt

By Jennifer Lipman, March 5, 2013

Here’s a mad pre-Pesach coincidence for you.

Reports are emerging of a plague of locusts descending on modern Egypt – a catastrophe that, as you most likely know, marked the eighth stage in the ten biblical plagues visited upon Egypt ahead of the Exodus.

Time magazine has the story:

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Keeping check of the ups and downs in promotions

By Cathy Forman, March 22, 2012

Although Pesach is still a fortnight away, some of the best supermarket offers have ended. But other reductions are being introduced.

At Tesco, for example, Kedem kiddush wine is now being retailed for £4.50 - in line with specialist outlets - having been on offer for £3.

However, its Kedem grape juice, priced at £2 until around a week ago, has now been reduced to £1.34.

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Shelves emptied in Manchester

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 22, 2012

Savvy shoppers in the north have been buying in bulk to take advantage of loss-leading offers from the big supermarkets.

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Burning not so bright

By Simon Rocker, March 22, 2012

Tesco always likes to get in first but the supermarket was too far ahead of the game this time when its Passover goods website displayed as an essential item for the Seder table this image of a blazing menorah.

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Shelves emptied in Manchester

By Jonathan Kalmus, March 22, 2012

Savvy shoppers in the north have been buying in bulk to take advantage of loss-leading offers from the big supermarkets.

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Keeping check of the ups and downs in promotions

By Cathy Forman, March 22, 2012

Although Pesach is still a fortnight away, some of the best supermarket offers have ended. But other reductions are being introduced.

At Tesco, for example, Kedem kiddush wine is now being retailed for £4.50 - in line with specialist outlets - having been on offer for £3.

However, its Kedem grape juice, priced at £2 until around a week ago, has now been reduced to £1.34.

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Burning not so bright

By Simon Rocker, March 22, 2012

Tesco always likes to get in first but the supermarket was too far ahead of the game this time when its Passover goods website displayed as an essential item for the Seder table this image of a blazing menorah.

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Pesach comes early to Tesco shelves

By Jonathan Kalmus, February 23, 2012

Shoppers are bemused but in pocket over Tesco's early launch of its Pesach range.

Kosher for Passover dried goods were on the shelves in Tesco branches in major Jewish areas at the beginning of the month.

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Exile and Redemption: the Lubavitcher Rebbe on Pesach

March 15, 2010

The Kol Menachem Haggadah - Slager Edition, The Gutnick Library of Jewish Classics, Compiled by Rabbi Chaim Miller, Kol Menachem, £19.99

From the Haggadah:

Blessed is He Who keeps His Promise to the Jewish People!

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North Wales Jewish Network hosts communal seder

April 24, 2008

More than 30 people celebrated Passover in Bangor at the first communal seder run by the North Wales Jewish Network. Participants aged from 18 months to 90 came from Holyhead, Pwhelli, Porthmadog, Bangor and Llandudno. Nathan Abrams, a lecturer at Bangor University, said: “The network continues to thrive and I am delighted that we are gaining new members.” The seder was led by John Burland.

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