Passover

The Jewish holiday of Passover starts today. Passover lasts seven to eight days and commemorates the biblical story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were emancipated from slavery in Egypt.

Passover supper at Temple Beth Jacob Servicemen's Center under the auspices of the Jewish Welfare Board, Miami Beach, 1943

Passover supper at Temple Beth Jacob Servicemen's Center under the auspices of the Jewish Welfare Board, Miami Beach, 1943

 

Seder at the home of Aaron and Marcella Kanner, Miami, 1950s

Seder at the home of Aaron and Marcella Kanner, Miami, 1950s

 

Passover Seder services, conducted by Rabbi Max Shapiro at Fagan's Palatial Kosher Restaurant, Miami, 1938

Passover Seder services, conducted by Rabbi Max Shapiro at Fagan's Palatial Kosher Restaurant, Miami, 1938

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  1. The Passover story is such a unique one. I really wish I had learned more about it in the religion class I recently took. I love how the blood of a sacrificial lamb is put on the door in order to make the passover ghost “pass over” the house. Really interesting holiday

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