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hi everyone I'm Alisha Passover is one of the most important Jewish holidays
the holiday is widely celebrated in the United States in areas where there is a
large Jewish population in areas where the Jewish population is not so large
Passover is generally not celebrated it's not an official holiday anywhere in
the United States a particular type of bread is associated with Passover do you
know which type of bread this is and why it's associated with the holiday we'll
show you the answer at the end of this video the Passover celebration goes on
for up to eight days it commemorates the flight of the Israelites from Egypt and
one of the 10 plagues that the god of the Israelites released upon the Pharaoh
according to the tradition the Israelites were commanded to paint their
door jambs with the blood of a spring lamb so that they would not be subjected
to the death of their firstborn as the Egyptians were this is where the term
passed over comes from in areas where there is a large Jewish population many
people of other faiths spend time with their Jewish friends during this holiday
and learn a bit about the Jewish culture and traditions Passover is celebrated by
secular Jews though the religious connotations are obviously much less
prevalent in these celebrations both feasting and fasting are part of the
celebration community Passover events are scarcely heard of in the United
States this is largely a family holiday with a significant focus on the Jewish
religion itself there are many different rituals related to eating during this
time of year and the retelling of the stories behind the celebration of
Passover while it may not be an official holiday most Americans are well aware of
Passover and people of the Jewish faith are often given time off of work so that
they can observe the holiday if need be and now here's the answer to the quiz do
you know which type of bread is associated with Passover unleavened
bread is associated with the Passover holiday according to the story in Exodus
the Israelites did not have time to wait for the bread to rise before they fled
Egypt because of that they ended up traveling
with unleavened bread and it would evolve into a cultural symbol within the
Jewish community as well as an important staple of many people worldwide how was
this lesson did you learn something interesting
are there any holidays with religious significance in your country please
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American Holidays - Passover

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林宜悉 published on July 3, 2020
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