من ويكيبيديا، الموسوعه الحره
A table set up for a Passover seder.
|Official name||Pesach - פסח (in Hebrew).|
|Observed by||Jews. (In various forms also by: Samaritans; Messianic Jews; Some groups claiming affiliation with Israelites).|
|Type||One of the Three Pilgrim Festivals|
|Significance||Celebrates the Exodus, the freedom from slavery of the Children of Israel from ancient Egypt that followed the Ten Plagues.
Beginning of the 49 days of Counting of the Omer
|Celebrations||In Jewish practice, one or two festive Seder meals – first two nights; in the times of the Temple in Jerusalem, the Passover sacrifice. In Samaritan practice, men gather for a religious ceremony on mount Gerizim that includes the ancient lamb Sacrifice.il (7th day)|
|Begins||15th day of Nisan|
|Ends||21st day of Nisan in Israel, and among some liberal Diaspora Jews; 22nd day of Nisan outside of Israel among more traditional Diaspora Jews.|
|2013 date||sunset of Monday 25 March to nightfall of Monday 1 April / Tuesday 2 April (7th day)|
|2014 date||sunset of Monday 14 April to nightfall of Monday 21 April / Tuesday 22 April (7th day)|
|2015 date||sunset of Friday 3 April to nightfall of Friday 10 April / Saturday 11 April (7th day)|
|Related to||Shavuot ("Festival of Weeks") which follows 49 days from the second night of Passover.|