Passover information

Passover commemorates the Israelites redemption from Egypt.
Published: March 23, 2013
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Passover

• The eight-day Jewish holiday of Passover begins at sundown Monday.

• The holiday commemorates the Israelites' redemption from Egypt.

• Observant Jews participate in Passover Seders, typically held on the first and second nights of the holiday. A Seder is an elaborate ceremonial meal with special foods, prayers and rituals that help to tell the Israelites' redemption story as chronicled in the Book of Exodus.



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