New York Jewish Community Prepares For Start Of Passover
NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Monday marks the start of Passover.
The Jewish festival celebrates the freedom of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt.
Passover begins at sundown with a special dinner known as a sedar.
During Passover, Jews eat matzoh to honor their ancestors who ran in such a hurry that their bread never rose.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Stories From Main Street: Bergen County Hair Salons Participate In ‘Mark The Spot’ Campaign
- ‘Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician John Nash, Wife Killed In NJ Turnpike Crash
- Source Tells CBS2: Body Found In Hudson River Is Missing Kayaker Vincent Viafore
- Thousands Head For Area Beaches This Memorial Day Weekend