Tuesday July 17, 2018

Passover


Celebration of Jews leaving Egypt

The next upcoming Passover is on sundown of April 19 ending at sundown on Saturday April 27th, 2019. Passover begins typically in March or April of the Gregorian calendar. It is on the 15th day of the month of Nison which is on the night of a full moon. It lasts generally for 8 days.

Celebration\ Observance

Passover is a commemoration of God liberating the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt and therefore liberating their nation under the leadership of Moses. The Passover Seder meal is performed on the 15th day of the Hebrew month, Nisan.

History

In the book of Exodus in the Bible, God freed the Jewish people from slavery. The Passover received its name from the last of the ten plagues carried out before Pharaoh allowed the Israelite slaves to leave.


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