Pesach in 12 steps
12 things you need to do before Passover 2016
1. Clean Your House
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Clean your home so it won't have any chametz in it before Passover.
Passover Cleaning Guide
2. Search
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Search the house with a candle on Thursday night, April 21. Then burn what you find on Friday morning.
Search-for-Chametz Instructions
3. Buy and Sell
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Sell any chametz you want to keep for after Passover. Buy handmade shmurah matzah for your seder table.
Buy Matzah
Sell Your Chametz
4. Cook a Feast
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Your seder table won't be complete without great Passover delicacies. (And don't forget the Seder Plate ingredients!)
Passover Recipes
5. Get the Text
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Prepare a Haggadah - the primary text and guide for the seder. Download or buy one.
Download a Haggadah
Buy Haggadahs
6. Master the Seder
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Lead your seder like a pro! Learn your part, and have the children practice the four questions.
Seder in a Nutshell
Full Seder Guide
Mah Nishtanah Trainer
Candle Lighting Times for Passover
7. Brush Up on Passover
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Review the basics of the meaning and rituals of Passover.
About Passover
8. Involve the Kids
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Kids are the highlight of the seder. Help them get ready with games, videos and crafts.
Passover Kids Site
9. Be Inspired
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Watch a talk from the Rebbe about Passover. Be sure to share the inspiration with others.
Watch Video
More Passover Videos
10. Invite Others
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Invite another Jew or two to your seder table.
Passover Cards and Invitations
11. Or Be Our Guest
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Celebrate with family and friends, or join a Chabad seder near you.
Find a Seder Near You
Get Liberated!
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In the end, don't forget that the inner message of this holiday is to attain true liberty in body and soul, allowing us to rise above our inner limitations.
We wish you a Happy and Kosher Passover
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