When is Pesach

In 2015 Pesach, also referred to as Passover, starts in the evening of Friday 3 April and ends in the evening of Saturday 11 April.

In 2016 Passover starts in the evening of Friday 22 April and ends in the evening of Saturday 30 April.

What is Pesach

The Hewbrew celebration of Pesach, or Passover, is an eight day festival commemorating the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.

Celebrations fall in early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan.