Did You Know? Countdown to Passover 2009 (03/30)

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Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore about the Jewish Holiday of Passover

March 30 : 09 days till 1st night Passover

Did you know that the Jewish people were enslaved for 410 years in Egypt?

When Moses tried to persuade Pharaoh to release the Israelites, Pharaoh refused. G-d then reigned down a series of ten plagues on the Egyptian people, culminating in the death of the firstborn. After witnessing the devastation of this plague, Pharaoh agreed to Moses’ demand.

Spring has arrived and with it comes the eight-day Jewish holiday of freedom. It’s time to clean out your chametz, open up a box of matzah and set up for your seder. So join our Passover festivities to learn all about this pinnacle holiday in the Jewish calendar.

We’ll be presenting a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to the first night of Passover on April 08th (begins at sundown)! So stop by again tomorrow.

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