Passover and Easter
Hanukkah (known by many spellings) is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd Century BCE. It is marked by the lighting of a menorah and the eating of fried foods.
The spring holiday commemorating the Exodus of the Jews from slavery in Egypt. The Hebrew name is "Pesach."
Hebrew word for an unleavened bread, traditionally eaten during the holiday of Passover.
Hebrew for "order," refers to the traditional course of events, or service, surrounding the Passover and Tu Bishvat meals.
Wondering whether you should go to Easter dinner at your mother-in-law's during Passover? Is it OK to eat matzah - and peeps? Learn how to solve the spring holiday dilemma with articles, resources and links from InterfaithFamily.
- Passover lasts 8 days (7 for some) and starts the evening of April 3, 2015 (yes, this falls on Good Friday!); April 22, 2016; and April 10, 2017.
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