Archive for April 9th, 2011

Did You Know? Countdown to Passover (04/09)

Saturday, April 9th, 2011


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

April 09 : 09 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 April 18, 2011.

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(April 09) Today we’re celebrating . . .  National Cherish an Antique Day

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

National Cherish an Antique Day
Celebrate the time-honored tradition of making goods by hand and not machine. Incorporate an antique into your wardrobe or home furnishings.

photo credit: via flickr

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