Did You Know? Countdown to Passover 2009 (04/05)

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

April 05 : 03 days till 1st night Passover

Did you know that at the Passover seder, the Hagaddah, or story of the Jewish exodus, must be read?

The reading, which is interrupted in the middle for a festive repast, can take several hours. Some families are up reading the Hagaddah well past midnight.

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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