Monday July 22, 2019

Passover


Celebration of Jews leaving Egypt

The next upcoming Passover starts on sundown of April 9 ending at sundown on Wednesday April 15th, 2020.

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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