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When is Passover in 2016 and 2017?

When is Passover in 2016 and 2017?

Passover Dates


The holiday of Pesach, or Passover, falls on the Hebrew calendar dates of Nissan 15-22. Here are coinciding secular dates for the upcoming years:

2016:   April 22-30

2017:   April 10-18

Note: The Jewish calendar date begins at sundown of the night beforehand. Thus all holiday observances begin at sundown on the secular dates listed, with the following day being the first full day of the holiday. (Thus, the first Passover seder is held on the evening of the first date listed.) Jewish calendar dates conclude at nightfall.

The first two days of Passover (from sundown of the first date listed, until nightfall two days later) are full-fledged, no-work-allowed holiday days. The subsequent four days are Chol Hamoed, when work is allowed, albeit with restrictions. Chol Hamoed is followed by another two full holiday days.

See also:

When is Yom Kippur in 2016 and 2017?
When is Sukkot in 2016 and 2017?
When is Shemini Atzeret / Simchat Torah in 2016 and 2017?
When is Chanukah in 2016 and 2017?
When is Purim in 2016 and 2017?
When is Passover in 2016 and 2017?
When is Shavuot in 2016 and 2017?
When is the Ninth of Av in 2016 and 2017?

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October 10, 2015
Was reading the comments, and I could not help but notice the myriad people whom want to know what else is kosher to eat in addition to unleavened bread and roasted meat. I just find it somewhat humorous that people seem to have difficulty with sacrificing one day a year to nothing but roasted meat, unleavened bread, and bitter herbs; especially, in light of what was sacrificed to attain Hebrew freedom from Egypt. Personally, I have no difficulty with this basic meal prepared in haste, and need nor want to supplement it.
Dayton, OH
September 18, 2015
I thought passover was the 14 Nissan
March 30, 2014
To Naomi
Please see this link for the no work days for the year 2014. Staff
March 28, 2014
No work days?
what are the no work days for 2014?
February 25, 2014
Pesach is not known as a time for presents but if you are going somewhere for a seder, a gift is appropriate. It can be given anytime but should not be brought once the holiday begins. One popular idea is a bottle of good kosher wine.
Yisroel Cotlar
February 24, 2014
Assistance re Passover gifts please
Does one send gifts to Jewish friends and family during Pesach or only if you go for dinner? I.e. does one send gifts or must you be invited for dinner and then take an appropriate gift along? If one does send gifts, when is the most appropriate day on which to have it delivered?
South Africa
April 3, 2013
Non working days
You got them right! Staff
March 28, 2013
no work days of 2013
So if I understand work days for 2013 would be
sundown march 25th to sundown march 27th
sundown march 31st to sundown april 2nd

is this correct
February 5, 2013
To Anonymous Dallas
Please see above for the 2013 dates. Staff
January 29, 2013
Yom Tov
What are the dates for Yom Tov for Passover 2013?
Dallas, TX