Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore about
the Jewish Holiday of Passover
March 17 : 12 days till 1st night Passover
Did you know that in addition to its religious significance, Passover also has an agricultural foundation?
The holiday marks the beginning of the spring harvest season, which culminates seven weeks later with the Jewish holiday of Shavuot.
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 us for our Did You Know? countdown to Passover, which begins at sundown on Monday March 29, 2010.