Passover Holiday Information

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SHALOM & WELCOME
to a celebration of the
Jewish Holiday of Pesach (Passover)

Passover is the 8 day observance commemorating the freedom and exodus of the Israelites (Jewish slaves) from Egypt during the reign of the Pharaoh Ramses II.

A time of family gatherings and lavish meals called Seders, the story of Passover is retold through the reading of the Haggadah. With its special foods, songs, and customs, the Seder is the focal point of the Passover celebration.

Passover begins on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nissan. As the Jewish day begins at sundown the night before.

Did You Know Passover?
Facts & Figures About the Jewish Holiday of Passover

When is Passover?
Don’t quite know when Passover begins? Here are the dates for the First Night of Passover for the Years 2009 – 2016

The Story of Passover 
What is Passover? And why are we celebrating?

The Passover Seder
The main event of the holiday, come along as we show you what this special meal is all about

The Seder Plate
The centerpiece of the Passover Seder table is the Seder plate, a special plate containing foods that remind us of the struggle of the Israelites in their quest and journey to freedom

The 4 Questions
Why is this night different than all other nights? Find the answers here…

Matzo! Matzoh! Matzah!
No matter how your spell it – Matzah is the quintessential Passover food.

Charoset
One of the traditional foods featured at the Passover seder and is intended to remind its eaters of the mortar the Jewish slaves used between their bricks.

The Four Sons
While most people are familiar with the Haggadah’s Four Questions, a lesser known “four” in the Haggadah is the four sons…

Miriam’s Cup
A new Passover seder ritual is being adopted by Jewish familes to honor the role of Miriam, Moses’s sister and the Prophetess in the Exodus..

Five Easy Steps To A Seder Everyone Can Enjoy
Try some of these tips and tricks to infuse your family seder with enjoyment and meaning. Make it a seder guests of all ages can enjoy.

Kosher for Passover
The term “Kosher for Passover” refers to foods that are permissible to eat during the eight-day holiday of Passover.

The Yahrzeit Candle / Yizkor Service
4 times a year Jews light a special candle in memory of loved ones who have died. Here is the schedule when to light the candle

G-d ! What’s up??
Why is the “o” always missing when the words G-d or L-rd are written on this website?

The Music of Passover

Turn up the Speakers and Put on Your Dancing Shoes!

Dayenoo | Ma-Nishtana | Avadim-Hayinoo | Haleluya | Betzet-Israel

Music courtesy of the Jewish Heritage Series: Passover CD-ROM by D.E.E.

Audio Passover
Listen to these audio files to learn more about Passover and the correct way to prepare for the holiday.

Video Passover
We’ve put together some Passover Video Highlights featuring some fun, interesting, and we hope entertaining, holiday clips to help celebrate the holiday.

Passover Goodies
Download Text versions of the Haggadah. Words to Passover Holiday music

Vegetarian Passover
Here are some delicious vegetarian-friendly recipes that your whole seder crowd will love.

Beyond the Boring Brownie
Celebrate your redemption from the bondage of boring Pesach desserts with these five after-dinner winners.

Passover Recipes
Make your Passover celebration a tasty one with these great recipes

 

 

 

Passover Crafts
Some fun and entertaining Passover Crafts Projects to help celebrate your holiday.

 

 

 

Passover eGreeting Cards
Send your friends and family FREE Passover eGreeting cards

 

 



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