Thu May 25, 2017

Passover 2018, 2019


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Celebration of Jews leaving Egypt

This year Passover is celebrated/ observed on Saturday March 31st 2018. 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.

Days till Passover 2018

There are 310 days until the celebration/observance of Passover Saturday March 31st 2018.