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  • proper n. Plural form of Passover.

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Examples

  • Originally, it was created for Rosh Hashanah in 2005, but I made it for the next couple of Passovers as well.

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  • But it felt like a lifetime to Yetta—she felt like she passed through years worth of Rosh Hashanahs, Yom Kippurs, Hanukkahs, Purims, Passovers.

    Uprising

  • While I have been a guest for many years at my friend Maggie Klein's family Passovers (I come armed with containers to take home matzo ball soup and charoset, and Maggie's sister, Fran Fink, is happy to fill them up), where I addressed the late matriarch as "Mother Klein," I have never been the guest of a Modern Orthodox African-American family.

    Yvonne Durant: One African-American Family's Journey to Judaism

  • I spent nearly all my childhood Thanksgivings and Passovers at the Westchester home of P.'s parents, and that's where I first met Marie and her husband and daughter, and began to learn about and follow her work it's the reason I began subscribing to Vanity Fair.

    Celebrating Marie Brenner's Apples & Oranges

  • I can remember hosts of Passovers past when all the attendees had to rush from work to the Seders where they sat, tired out from a long day, through a somewhat long service.

    Ten Things Tuesday – PASSOVER « The Life and Times of Organic Mama

  • Its owner, Rabbi Aaron Winternitz, said Monday he had been making the unleavened bread there for three Passovers and was eager to do the same this year, with Passover coming up in a week.

    Freedom Rider (Sort Of) | Jewschool

  • Toaff's tome, Bloody Passovers: The Jews of Europe and Ritual Murders, received high praise from another Italian Jewish historian, Sergio Luzzatto, in an article in the Corriere della Serra daily entitled "Those Bloody Passovers."

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  • In his "Pasque di Sangue" -- Bloody Passovers -- Toaff cites confessions from Jews accused of ritual murder to expose what he claims was a body of anti-Christian literature, prayers and rites among the communities of central Europe.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • The book, "Pasque di Sangue" -- Bloody Passovers -- delves into the centuries-old charge that Jews added the blood of Christian children to wine and unleavened bread for Passover -- allegations that resulted in torture, show trials and executions, periodically devastating Europe's Jewish communities over the years.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • After speaking to the professor, Ariel Toaff, Bar-Ilan University officials decided they were satisfied with his explanation of the research that went into his book, "Pasque di Sangue," or "Bloody Passovers," a university spokesman said -- despite reports it indicated the "blood libels" might have had some basis in fact.

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