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.

MORE Passover COVERAGE

Finding Solace in the Jewish Calendar After Our Daughter’s Accident

Her recovery paralleled the holidays, from Purim to Passover to Shavuot

The Circus, Kosher for Passover

On Thursday, lions and tigers performed alongside the Yeshiva Boys Choir for 20,000 Jews at the Barclays Center

The Art of Perfect Matzo Symmetry

A tutorial for the precision-minded

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?

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.

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?

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