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First day of Passover in India

Passover begins on the 15th day of Nisan, the first month in the ecclesiastical year of the Hebrew calendar and lasts for seven or eight days. It usually falls in April of the Gregorian calendar.

During Passover, Jewish people commemorate the liberation from slavery and the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt, as told in the Haggadah (or Haggada). These events took place around 3000 years ago.

First day of Passover
Unleavened bread (Matzoh) commemorates the Israelites' hasty departure from Egypt.
Unleavened bread (Matzoh) commemorates the Israelites' hasty departure from Egypt.

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First day of Passover Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday type
SunApr 242005First day of PassoverObservance
ThuApr 132006First day of PassoverObservance
TueApr 32007First day of PassoverObservance
SunApr 202008First day of PassoverObservance
ThuApr 92009First day of PassoverObservance
TueMar 302010First day of PassoverObservance
TueApr 192011First day of PassoverObservance
SatApr 72012First day of PassoverObservance
TueMar 262013First day of PassoverObservance
TueApr 152014First day of PassoverObservance
SatApr 42015First day of PassoverObservance

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During Passover Jewish people remember the liberation of the Israelites from slavery, their exodus from Egypt, and that their first-born children were spared during the 10th plague, as told in the Haggadah.

First day of Passover 2015

Saturday, April 4, 2015

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