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The Drama of Passover

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Saturday at 9 pm, hear music that's been written to help convey the drama of Moses leading the Jews out of Egypt, including scores for "The Ten Commandments" and "Prince of Egypt."

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Putting the 'Ha!' in Haggadah

Friday, April 03, 2015

For Passover, two (comedic) takes on an unorthodox Haggadah for a more modern and relevant Seder.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Fareed Zakaria; Funny Seders; Republicans Divided

Friday, April 03, 2015

Fareed Zakaria defends liberal arts education; two wings of the Republican party at odds; NYC Council member Vincent Gentile; a "safer" tobacco product & some (fun) Passover Seder tips.

The Leonard Lopate Show

New Takes on Classic Passover and Easter Recipes

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Melissa Clark introduces innovative twists on old staples.

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WQXR Features

Music for the Easter-Passover Overlap

Thursday, April 02, 2015

With both Passover and Good Friday falling on the same day this year – followed closely by Easter, of course – there's a particularly rich menu of seasonal music to be heard.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Holiday Food, Best New Chefs, and a Bagel Shop Union

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Melissa Clark's Passover and Easter recipes. Food & Wine's Best New Chefs of 2015. Behind the scenes at a popular Upper East Side bakery/café. The legacy of Steve Jobs.

Specials

We'll Be Here All Night

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Celebrate Passover with an hour of funny, poignant and thought-provoking stories and conversations about slavery, plagues, food, and unforgettable recounts of Seders past.

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Specials

Why This Night? A Passover Special

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Explore the meaning of Passover: the history, rituals, foods, and origins and structure of the Seder -- with music sung by some of the best cantors and choirs in the world.  

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The Takeaway

How to Make Passover Sangria

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

As it turns out, several Passover staples form the perfect base for sangria. Dan Pashman, host of the Sporkful podcast, shares his recipe for Passover Sangria.

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The Takeaway

Kansas Tragedy Marks Somber Start to Passover

Monday, April 14, 2014

It's a somber start to the Jewish holiday of Passover after a gunman opened fire and killed three people outside a Jewish community center and retirement community in a suburb of Kansas City yesterday.

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Specials

A Musical Feast for Passover with Itzhak Perlman

Saturday, April 12, 2014

The springtime Jewish holiday of Passover is about liberation from slavery in ancient Egypt. In this one-hour special from WQXR, violinist Itzhak Perlman shares Passover music from many traditions, plus songs and memories from his childhood in Israel. The program draws its shape from the Passover seder and, like that ancient family ritual, the music gets progressively giddier as the show moves along.

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Movies on the Radio

The Drama of Passover

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Saturday at 9 pm, hear music that's been written to help convey the drama of Moses leading the Jews out of Egypt, including scores for "The Ten Commandments," "Moses the Lawgiver" and "Prince of Egypt."

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WNYC News

New Manischewitz Owner Wants to Break Out of Kosher Aisle

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The biggest matzo maker in the world changes hands, just days before Passover.

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The Sporkful

The Science and Religion of Matzoh

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

To better understand and appreciate matzoh, Dan travels to the Manischewitz factory to interview a Southern Baptist matzoh expert named Randall Copeland and Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz.

WQXR Features

A Musical Feast for Passover with Itzhak Perlman

Monday, March 25, 2013

Sunday, April 5 at 10 pm, violinist Itzhak Perlman shares Passover music from many traditions, plus songs and memories from his childhood in Israel.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Bronfman Haggadah

Monday, March 25, 2013

Philanthropist and Jewish leader Edgar Bronfman and illustrator Jan Aronson talk to Leonard Lopate about The Bronfman Haggadah, their new illustrated contemporary Haggadah for the Passover Seder.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Electronic Trash, The Bronfman Haggadah, "The Flick" on Stage, and Manhattan's Grid

Monday, March 25, 2013

Flat-screen televisions and monitors are harder to recycle than their older counterparts. On today’s showwe'll find out what’s happening to this new kind of trash. Edgar M. Bronfman and illustrator Jan Aronson talk about their new version of the Haggadah. Annie Baker talks about her latest play, “The Flick,” along with actor Matthew Maher. And, we’ll hear the little-known story of John Randel, Jr., the man who invented Manhattan’s street grid in the 19th century.

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WNYC Passover Specials 2013

Sunday, March 24, 2013

In honor of Passover, WNYC celebrates with two special programs which will air Sunday, March 24, 2013.

A Passover Special: Why This Night?
Airs Sunday, March 24 at 7am on AM 820
Larry Josephson, a secular Jew who now wants to know more about the religion of his grandparents, asks Rabbi Ismar Schorsch to explain the meaning of Passover. Dr. Schorsch tells Larry the story of Passover--its history, rituals and foods, and the origins and structure of the Seder. The music of Passover, sung by some of the best cantors and choirs in the world, is woven in and out of the conversation.

For more information about this program, please click here.

 

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Strip-Searching Moses and Stop-and-Frisking Jesus

Monday, April 09, 2012

The series of recent actions by police, vigilantes and the courts have all fit into an so-called "law and order" culture that too willingly violates, imprisons, criminalizes and humiliates our own citizens. Both Passover and Easter remind us that "law" isn't always right and "order" isn't always just.

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Features

Easter, Passover Holiday Traditions With a Twist

Friday, April 06, 2012

Easter and Passover is about more than just dying eggs and eating matzos. Each family has certain traditions they follow during the holidays. But some of those traditions can be — well — untraditional. Share your family's unusual or different Easter or Passover tradition.

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