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Who will keep the candles burning? Millennials and the evolution of Judaism

According to Jewish Virtual Library, the world contains roughly 13.7 million Jews. An estimated 5.4 million of these live in the United States, making up just 1.74 percent of the country’s population. Even in the nation with the second-largest Jewish population (after Israel), we are a small minority. In light of this, the task of engaging millennials—- people who are currently 13 to 30 years old — can appear crucial to the very survival of Judaism.

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Spokane Passover Listings

Next week Spokane’s Jewish community will observe Passover, an eight-day commemoration honoring the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.

Below are local Passover, or Pesach, listings.

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