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How do we celebrate the last day(s) of Passover?

The last day(s)1 of Passover is celebrated like all major Jewish holidays: candle lighting, kiddush, Motzi, meal, special Services, Torah...

Why is the seventh day of Passover a special holiday?

Finalizing the Redemption... On the seventh night of Passover, known as Shvi'ee shel Pesach, the Israelites passed through the parted Red Sea....

What and when is the Fast of the Firstborn?

On the day before1 Passover all firstborn2 males are required to fast. This fast commemorates G-d's kindness towards the Israelite firstborn;...

A Slavery Called Freedom

Woven through the magnificent tapestry of symbols, customs and ceremonies of the Passover Seder is the overriding theme of freedom. Although freedom can...

Got a lot more than four questions about Passover?

Go out and get a book about Passover. The Haggadah is one of the most studied texts in Jewish literature; literally thousands of books have been written...

What is Passover?

A. Passover (in Hebrew: Pesach - pronounced PAY-sach) is the Biblical holiday that commemorates the Hebrews’ rapid departure from...

What are the various Hebrew names for the holiday of Passover?

Passover has three names: 1. The Holiday of Matzot. This is the primary name used by the Torah to describe the holiday. 2. The Season of our Freedom....

Why do we add extra holiday-days outside of Israel?

Good question. For example, the Torah itself says that we should have seven days of Passover (and one Seder), so why do the people outside the Land...

Does G-d really care if I keep Passover?

G-d "passed over" the Israelite houses in Egypt because He cared about us and wanted us to be free from the suffering and agony of slavery and...

Why are we thanking G-d for taking us out of Egypt? He put us there in the first place!

Many answers are given to this question. The following is the mystical (Kabbalistic) explanation: G-d did, indeed, put us into Egypt and promised to...