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Synonyms for Passover

(Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt

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This month the management is delighted to announce they will once again serve four Passover Seders (prepaid), in two shifts per night.
Here are 20 kosher for Passover meals and snacks you've got to try this year.
The author, a Montreal resident, gives the book a very Canadian ambience while at the same time reflecting the customs and rituals of Passover in other countries, even those not known for their Jewish populations.
The Jewish peoplecelebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in Egyptand their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses.
Passover lasts for 7 days in Israel and 8 days outside of Israel (other than for adherents of Reform Judaism for whom Passover is 7 days regardless of location), with Jews outside of Israel other than Reform Jews holding two Seders (on the evening of the 15th and 16th of Nisan) and Jews in Israel and Reform Jews worldwide holding one Seder (on the 15th of Nisan).
Kaifeng's Jewish descendants are a living link between China and the Jewish people, and it is very moving to see the remnants of this community returning to their Jewish roots as they prepare for Passover," he added.
Passover 2014 begins at sundown on Monday, April 14th.
Washington: US President Barack Obama marked the start of the Jewish celebration of Passover on Monday, a ritual he began on the campaign trail when his own bid for the White House was in trouble.
Last month, Beit Yosef approved three local cigarette brands for smoking during Passover, the New York Daily News reports.
It'll be a Passover feast fit for nearly 2,000 Jewish grandmothers and their families at the Los Angeles Jewish Home in Reseda.
Four "favorite" topics of Jewish scholars serve as apt prisms for revealing such underlying dynamics: Jesus' Last Supper as a Passover meal, his Sanhedrin trial, his "blasphemy" verdict, and his pairing with Barabbas.
Summary: A man stripped down to nothing but a strategically placed sock at a Tel Aviv supermarket in protest at its decision to sell bread over Passover in violation of Jewish religious laws, Israeli news
High retail sales are expected for items traditional to Easter holiday celebrations and Passover seders, the ritual dinners held on the first two nights of Passover, according to research from The Nielsen Company.
Manischewitz, America's largest producer of processed kosher food, has resumed full Passover matzo production after its factory relocation contributed to a national shortage last year.