Passover | April 22-30, 2016 | April 10-18, 2017

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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 2016 begins at sundown on April 22—the night of the first Seder—and lasts eight days, ending at sundown on April 30.

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Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo

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16 Simple Ways to Jazz Up Your Passover Seder

Because why should liberation be boring?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Feminist Passover Message

Supreme Court justice highlights women’s ‘crucial role’ in Exodus narrative

Reinventing the Passover Seder

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Jewish Fanfiction Creates an Alternate Literary Universe

The X-Men have a Seder. Hogwarts gets a kosher kitchen. And everyone from Ivanhoe to Big Bird to Captain Kirk gets a rewrite.

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