Archive for March 19th, 2010

Did You Know? Countdown to Passover (03/19)

Friday, March 19th, 2010


Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore about
the Jewish Holiday of Passover

March 19 : 10 days till 1st night Passover

Did you know that the Jewish people were enslaved for 410 years in Egypt?

When Moses tried to persuade Pharaoh to release the Israelites, Pharaoh refused. G-d then reigned down a series of ten plagues on the Egyptian people, culminating in the death of the firstborn. After witnessing the devastation of this plague, Pharaoh agreed to Moses’ demand.

Spring has arrived and with it comes the eight-day Jewish holiday of freedom. It’s time to clean out your chametz, open up a box of matzah and set up for your seder. So join us for our Did You Know? countdown to Passover, which begins at sundown on Monday March 29, 2010.

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(March 19) Today we're celebrating . . .  Saint Joseph's Day

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Saint Joseph’s Day (Catholic)
The Catholic feast day honors Joseph the husband of the Virgin Mary & stepfather of Jesus.

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