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First day of Passover in India

Passover starts on the 15th day of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar and lasts for 7 or 8 days, usually in April. It celebrates the liberation of the Israelites from slavery and their exodus from Egypt, almost 3000 years ago, as told in the Haggadah (Haggada).

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

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
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
SatApr 232016First day of PassoverObservance

Quick Facts

During Passover, the 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 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

2017 date to be announced


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