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Pesach I (First day of Passover) in Israel

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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Pesach I (First day of Passover) Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
TueMar 302010Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 192011Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
SatApr 72012Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
TueMar 262013Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 152014Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
SatApr 42015Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
SatApr 232016Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
TueApr 112017Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
SatMar 312018Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
SatApr 202019Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew
ThuApr 92020Pesach I (First day of Passover)National holiday, Hebrew

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.

Pesach I (First day of Passover) 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Pesach I (First day of Passover) 2017

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

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