A table set up for a Passover seder.
|Official name||Pesach - פסח (in Hebrew).|
|Observed by||Jews. (In various forms also by: Samaritans; Messianic Jews; Some groups claiming affiliation with Israelites).|
|Type||One of the Three Pilgrim Festivals|
Celebrates the Exodus, the freedom from slavery of the Children of Israel from ancient Egypt that followed the Ten Plagues.
|Celebrations||In Jewish practice, one or two festive Seder meals – first two nights; in the times of the Temple in Jerusalem, the Passover sacrifice. In Samaritan practice, men gather for a religious ceremony on mount Gerizim that includes the ancient lamb Sacrifice.il (7th day)|
|Begins||15th day of Nisan|
|Ends||21st day of Nisan in |
|Related to||Shavuot ("Festival of Weeks") which follows 49 days from the second night of Passover.|