Monday, March 25, 2013

Passover...

...begins at sundown.
Known as the "Festival of the Unleavened Bread,"
 this Jewish holiday commemorates the exodus of the ancient Israelites from Egypt.

Matzo

When the Pharaoh freed the Israelites from slavery,
 it is said they left in such a hurry that they couldn't wait for leavened bread to rise.
To honor Passover,
celebrants forego leavened bread and choose Matzo, an unleavened bread,
for the seven or eight days of Passover.

Wishing our Jewish friends a Blessed Passover.

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5 comments:

Linda said...

Yes, Shalom to our Jewish friends.

yaya said...

Such a special time for both Christians and Jews...so very spiritual and meaningful.

Hanne Bente said...

Hello Becky
Lovely post you show with Easter - I enjoy your pictures and your description.
Wish you a good Tuesday / Happy Easter :) Hugs Hanne Bente

tammy j said...

blessings to you and mr j becky.
with love.

jmac said...

Thanks for such a short descriptive explanation for the unleavened bread of Passover. Tried and tried to do it but never could simplify.
And I've been to Placencia too....love love ur lil piece of heaven!!