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

Confessions of a Wicked Daughter

Every Passover, my family makes me the Seder’s “wicked son.” I don’t mind—it’s a part I was born to play.

What’s the Point of Passover?

Do today’s Seders exist to remember the past, or did past events occur so that they could be remembered later?

Daybreak: Obama Exits Stage East

Plus two tourists, including an Israeli, are kidnapped in Sinai

A Taste of Spain at the Seder: How to Make Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella, once a staple of trendy dinner parties, is now a mainstay recipe for Passover’s festive meals

Matzo-Ball Soup for the Ages (and Aged)

Residents of the Los Angeles Jewish Home are NOT shy

The Bitter-Herb Bloody Mary

Video: The Gefilteria’s co-founder shows you how to spice up your horseradish—and make a Passover cocktail

Prospect Park Cries ‘Fowl’ on Chametz Tossing

What hath Brooklyn Jewry wrought?

How To Make the Ultimate Matzo-Ball Soup

Video: Make perfect chicken soup and matzo balls from scratch—just in time for Passover

Beyond Gefilte Fish

Sick of gray balls of mystery fish floating in jelly? Think outside the jar, and try a Sephardic recipe instead.

Our Unexpected Passover Guest

Nobody expected my grandfather to show up at my apartment for Passover—two months after he died

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