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.
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