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PhotoBlog: Preparing for Passover

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men are silhouetted against the late afternoon sky as they gather at a mountain spring outside Jerusalem on March 27 to collect water for the making of matza, or unleavened bread, prior to Passover. Full story

An app for keeping kosher during Passover and beyond

With Passover just a month away a new app aims to help consumers keep kosher throughout the eight-day Jewish festival and to stay up to date on kosher products throughout the rest of the year. Full story

Priest and rabbi discuss Easter, Passover

  Mo' Joe: Rabbi Matthew Gewirtz and Father Edward Beck join Morning Joe to discuss the religious holidays of Passover and Holy Week.

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