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When is Passover?

Passover is an eight day holiday which begins on the evening before the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Nissan, and concludes at nightfall on...

What is Passover?

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

How is Passover celebrated?

Low Carbs The Torah1 prohibits the consumption and possession of Chametz for the duration of the Passover Holiday. In the days/weeks leading up to...

What were the dates of the Exodus and splitting of the Sea?

Question: What was the date that Moses saved the Jewish people from the Egyptians, and what did Moses accomplish in Egypt? --Tim Answer: In...

Why, on the day before Passover, are Shabbat services early?

Rabbi Richler: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment... CH1954: This year1, why are services on the Shabbat before Pesach earlier? Rabbi Richler:...

What happens when Passover begins on Saturday Night?

The 24 hours before Passover are very hectic. On the night before we search for the Chametz, and in the morning we must close up and burn the...

When do we read the Megillah?

The most common Megillah is Megillat Esther - the Scroll of Esther which contains the Purim story. Megillat Esther is read twice on Purim: once on...

How do I sell my Chametz?

A Jew may not own Chametz on Passover. One way of getting rid of it is selling it to a non-Jew.  If you want to sell your Chametz permanently,...

How is Passover celebrated?

Low Carbs The Torah1 prohibits the consumption and possession of Chametz for the duration of the Passover Holiday. In the days/weeks leading up to...

Exodus and Redemption - "Some Say the World Will End in Fire, Some Say in Ice"

The Exodus from Egypt was apocalyptic, not only because of the supernatural events that took place during its unfolding, but also because it sparked an...