"Enlarge the place of thy tent, and let them stretch forth the curtains of thy habitations, spare not; lengthen thy cords, and strengthen thy stakes."
What to say, and what not to say at the seder table: Pesach=Peh-Sach
Gratitiude: Hakarat Hatov
Getting ready: Preparing For Passover
Some things never change: Blogger's Pre-Passover Guilt Trip
I would like to hear Yaakov Shwekey and Yonatan Razel sing this one:
A New Song For the Passover Seder
Have a happy and Kosher Passover!
The decay of American Jewry has of course had an effect on its relation with the State of Israel, I recommend reading a series of essays at Mosaic Magazine that deal with the topic:
Dear American Jews:
"The Holy One Blessed Be He gave three good gifts to Israel, and all of them He did not give except through affliction, and they are: Torah, and the Land Of Israel, and the World To Come.(Berachot 5A)"The time has come! You have been given three special gifts! Come and claim them!
Update: Rabbi Alderstein also took notice.