Passover

Passover, also called Pesach, is a major Jewish holiday, one of the three pilgrimage festivals, that celebrates the Biblical story of the Israelites' escape from slavery in Egypt. The... Wikipedia

  • Official name:  Pesach – פסח (in Hebrew)
  • Type:  Jewish (religious and cultural)
  • Significance:  Celebrates The Exodus, the freedom from slavery of the Israelites from Ancient Egypt that followed the Ten Plagues, Beginning of the 49 days of Counting of the Omer, Connected to barley harvest in spring
  • Celebrations:  Passover Seder
  • Begins:  15 Nisan
  • Ends:  21 Nisan (22 Nisan in traditional Diaspora communities)
  • Related to:  Shavuot ("Festival of Weeks") which follows 49 days from the second night of Passover.
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo