Pictured above: Children will have the chance to partake in the “Pesach Escape Room: The FreedoMan Files,” a 45-minute “Exodus experience” launched by more 100 Chabad-Lubavitch emissaries worldwide. (Photo: CKids) “Escape rooms” are all the rage right now, where players get locked into a decorated room or area, and need...
The Passover Offering is a thing of the past. It's not relevant today. Fact or myth? Quoting directly from Israel's most illustrious sages, Rabbi Richman explains why it is not only possible to bring the Korban Pesach today, but it is imperative to do so. From previous chapters in the Temple...
Ever wonder how to say Happy Passover in Israeli sign language? Well wonder no more! The Pay it Forward in Signs Facebook page (תעביר את זה הלאה בשפת הסימנים - מבית נגישות ישראל) posted a simple GIF explaining how to do just that. Watch and learn: Get OnlySimchas News Live Updates  by email...
On March 31 the Israel in Los Angeles Facebook page posted the following in honor of Cesar Chavez Day: #CesarChavezDay is a good opportunity to reflect on the friendship between the Jewish and Latino communities in the United States. Chavez felt strongly about the importance of these relations and said...
Tired of the same old matzah brei. Well this Pesach is the perfect time to mix up an old classic. Jewlish shared a video offering 4 different ways to make matzah brei that you may have never thought of. Pizza brei, sweet brei, onion and mushroom brei, and Apple Cinammon brei......
Six13 posted their newest video to YouTube this week and it's sure to be a hit. This Pesach themed song is sung to the tune of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You." The group wrote the following below their video: Are you feeling love from your Seder Crew? Want to be in...
Dayan Avraham David and his sons shown here baking thick delicious Sephardi matzot - just like our ancestors had in the desert! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbmFdXS7tqk]   Get OS News Live Updates  by email and never miss our top breaking stories   
There's a TV quiz show in the UK called Are You Smarter Than a Ten-Year-Old?  Here's a clip from that show that should give you some pre-Pesach laughs.  For a prize of £7,500, the host asks the contestant, "What is the name of the flat, unleavened bread that Jewish...
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat is one of the more well-liked mayors of the holy city in recent years. That may have something to do with his timely presence at the scene of the crime on multiple occasions to stop a terror attack, leading to him being lovingly nicknamed "Batman." It...
Do you remember the first time you ate gefilte fish? Did you think it was too cold, wet, gooey, or fishy? Did you love it? Are you still to afraid to try it. Well watching these babies go through the wonderment of trying one the most iconic Jewish foods, is sure...
Pictured above: Israeli students dig into the activity at hand: making matzah at the historic matzah bakery in Kfar Chabad, founded in 1950. Thousands of people of all ages from throughout the country visit in the weeks before Passover, which this year begins on the night of Monday, April...
Ever wonder what happens to all those millions of notes in the Kotel? All the nooks must fill up eventually? Well today, the workers at the Western Wall plaza began clean for Pesach, removing the notes from the Kotel to be placed in the Genizah. Watch the videos here: Get OnlySimchas News...
It's often been said that Italians and Jews have similar cultures. We both love getting together to eat and we have big, loud families. One Italian comedian, Sebastian Maniscalco, described how Italians and Jews are actually more different than you think, especially when it comes to Pesach. In the...
The following recipe comes from Shannon Sarna on the Nosher via My Jewish Learning: Passover desserts can really be the worst. Canned macaroons. Dry cake. And while I know many people who love it, super rich flourless chocolate cake is just not my thing. I don’t enjoy how dense it...
Rabbi David Edelman arrived in Springfield, Massachusetts as a young man in 1950 and he got a directive from the Lubavitcher Rebbe to go out and give Shmurah matzah to his Jewish acquaintances. In 195, the late Rabbi Dovid Edelman began visiting Jews throughout Western Massachusetts going door-to-door to...


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