The Rise and Fall of the Third Seder in America

Sometime before World War II, many U.S. Jews began celebrating a third ritual meal on Passover, as Jenna Weissman Joselit writes:

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More about: American Jewish History, American Judaism, History & Ideas, Passover, Seder, Socialism, Zionism

 

For Sudan, Peace with Israel Marks a National Turning Point

For decades, Sudan has not only been a safe haven for terrorists and an ally of such unsavory regimes as Iran and Qatar, it has also suffered from poverty, a bloody civil war, and a despotic Islamist regime. Its recent decision to make peace with Israel follows on the heels of—and flows from—the end of this long period of misrule. Jonathan Schanzer comments:

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More about: Israel diplomacy, Sudan, U.S. Foreign policy