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When was Passover in 2020?

Passover in 2020 started on Thursday, the 9th of April (9/4/2020) and continued for 7 days until Wednesday, the 15th of April.

How are Passover dates determined?

Passover or Pesach commences on the 15th of the Hebrew month of Nisan. Passover lasts for either:

  • Seven days Passover - in Israel and for Reform Jews and other progressive Jews around the world who adhere to the Biblical commandment
  • Eight days Passover - for Orthodox, Hasidic, and most Conservative Jews in the diaspora.

So, For Orthodox, Hasidic, and most Conservative Jews in the diaspora, Passover in 2020 will end on Thursday, the 16th of April.

When did Passover celebrations begin in 2020?

Note that in the Jewish calander, a holiday begins on the sunset of the previous day, so observing Jews celebrated Passover on the sunset of Wednesday, the 8th of April.

Learn more about the significance of Passover In the Judaica Guide.

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