Passover

Jewish holiday celebrating the Israelites' liberation from slavery in Egypt

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Passover, also called Pesach, is a major, biblically derived Jewish holiday. Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses. It commemorates the story of the Exodus as described in the Hebrew Bible, especially in the Book of Exodus, in which the Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. According to standard biblical chronology, this event would have taken place at about 1300 BCE.

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Why shouldnโ€™t I be observing Ramadan, the Day of the Dead and Passover with a religious holiday too?
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Christians celebrate Easter as Passover continues, we've reached the 20th anniversary of Columbine and more things to start your weekend.
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Whether youโ€™re personally participating or not, itโ€™s important to understand this significant Jewish holiday. Here are six key facts to help you out.
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A multi-day storm system is hitting the East Coast and causing flight delays and cancellations during a busy travel day ahead of Passover and Easter.
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On Friday night, Jews around the world will celebrate Passover, an 8-day holiday that remembers the exodus of the Jewish people from slavery in Egypt.
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Storm of criticism of Labour's 'astonishing (but sadly unsurprising) basic religious illiteracy'
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As Passover nears, rabbis in New England are cautioning against crossing the Stop & Shop picket lines
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Cape Town - Thirteen people died when their church building collapsed during a Passover service at the Pentecostal Church in Dlangubo on the KwaZulu-Natal north..
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Good Friday and the start of Passover, the New York International Auto Show opens to the public and more things to start your Friday morning.
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Here's a look at what travelers should keep in mind ahead of and over the holiday weekend.
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As measles cases in New York climb, leaders within the Hasidic and Orthodoxย Jewish community fear a spreading anti-Semitism over the outbreak.
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