Chag HaPesach or Chag HaMatzot?

Dani Appel

Chag HaPesach or Chag HaMatzot? Rabbi Dani Appel is the Director of Recruitment for the Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel Emissary Institutes On which date does Pesach begin? Most of us know the exact dates of the different Jewish holidays, and how long they last.  However, the festival or chag celebrated in the Spring month of Nissan …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Pesach: First Days

Shabbat Shalom: Pesach – First Days By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –The Festival of Passover is called by our sages “the time of our freedom” the celebration of our exodus from Egypt. It is also Biblically known as the “Festival of Matzot”, the Holiday of Unleavened Bread. The flat, rather tasteless dough that was …

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