Beginning on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nissan, passover is the first of the three major festivals with both historical and agricultural importance. The primary observance
recalls the Exodus from Egypt after generations of slavery. The holiday also marks the beginning of the harvest season in Israel.
Significance: Recalls the Exodus from Egypt
Observances: Avoid eating all chametz or leavened grain products; Retell the Exodus story
Length: 8 days (Some: 7 days)