Passover | April 3-11, 2015 | April 22-30, 2016

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What is Passover?

Passover marks the liberation of the Children of Israel, who were slaves in ancient Egypt, and recounts the story of their exodus to the Promised Land. Key things to remember: Moses, Ten Plagues, matzo, the parting of the Red Sea.

When is Passover?

Passover 2015 begins at sundown on April 3—the night of the first Seder—and lasts eight days, ending at sundown on April 11.

MORE Passover COVERAGE

What We Can’t Learn From the Passover Story

The incompatibility of Manichean moralizing and the modern Middle East

Hoarders, Passover Edition: Cleaning Out Chametz, and Letting Our Clutter Go

Every year, we sweep away crumbs from our cabinets. But we’re often afraid to sweep away stuff we’d be better off without.

The Best Quinoa Dishes for Passover

Avoid matzoh-filled monotony with the kosher for Passover superfood

Passover Recipes to Cook With Kids

The founder of ChopChop offers tips to make food prep inclusive—and fun

This Passover, Put a Turkish Spin on Your Seder Table

With the right dishes and decorations—and a few special recipes—you can breathe new life into your family’s traditions

In Praise of Slivovitz

I used to think plum brandy tasted like paint thinner—but then I saw the light

Payard Patisserie Pursues Passover Perfection

Top French pastry chef expands his roster of unleavened desserts

How To Make Seder Desserts Your Guests Won’t Believe Are Kosher for Passover

There’s no excuse for serving canned macaroons and packaged cake mixes. These recipes are so good, you’ll serve them all year.

Manischewitz Bought by Bain Private Equity

The classic Jewish brand hopes to break out of the kosher aisle

Martha Stewart’s Recipe for Matzo S’mores

The queen of Christmas crafting tries out a haimish Passover snack

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