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Erev Pesach – Passover Begins

March 27, 2021 All day

Pesach 2021 / פֶּסַח 5781

Pesach (Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread) for Hebrew Year 5781 begins at sundown on  in the Diaspora and ends at nightfall on .

Passover (Hebrew: פֶּסַח Pesach) commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan in the Jewish calendar, which is in spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and is celebrated for seven or eight days. It is one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays.

Nefesh hopes you enjoy your holiday at home with your family. Here is our comprehensive guide to help you mark and celebrate the holiday. Chag Sameach!