Jewish people celebrate each spring the holiday of
"Pesach" or "Passover", named so to commemorate the miracles
and redemption of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt.
The celebration is marked with a Seder, a festive
meal with family and friends during which the story of the
redemption from slavery in Egypt is retold.
Many years ago
In the land by the Nile,
The Children of Israel
Lived well for a while.
Then the Pharaoh of Egypt
Changed his ruling ways.
All the Jews became slaves,
Forced to work nights and days.
Moses, who saw the great suffering of his people, begged
God to help the Israelites and God listened to his prayers.
Read about the miraculous redemption in
Passover Story: Celebrating Freedom
PASSOVER'S MAIN OBSERVANCES and COSTUMES
(Information included in the digital edition of the
- The Passover Seder – Festive meal
commemorating the miracles of redemption, through symbolic
food and story telling.
- The Haggadah - The Passover Haggadah,
read at the Seder, tells the story of the liberation of the
Jewish people from Egypt.
- Eating Maztah - The Matzah (Matzo) is the
unleavened flatbread eaten instead of regular bread, is the
central symbol of the festival of Passover.
PASSOVER is COMING
On Passover, Jews
around the world celebrate the redemption of the
Israelites from Egyptian slavery.
Moses, the leader of
the Israelites, was empowered by God to demand of
Pharaoh, the Egyptian ruler, to let the Jewish
people go. Pharaoh refused at first, but when things
began to happen Pharaoh had a change of heart. Or
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