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Celebrate Passover During Coronavirus

As Jewish people around the world prepare for yet another Passover with many of us still isolating due to the pandemic, we are faced with unique challenges and questions. While strictly following the guidelines of the CDC, how are we to prepare with limited access to communal resources? How to celebrate the Seder alone? How can those of us quarantining celebrate the Festival of Freedom with our movement restricted? Find answers to all this and more ...

Pesach Times (for Toronto)
Finish Eating Chametz before
March 27, 2021, 11:16 AM

The absolute deadline for eating chametz is the morning before Passover. It is forbidden to eat chametz until the close of the festival in eight days.

Get Rid of Chametz before
March 27, 2021, 12:19 PM

Because the day before Passover this year is Shabbat, we do not burn Chametz on this day but find other ways to get rid of it

What is Pesach?
The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. Passover (Pesach) commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Pesach is observed by avoiding leaven, and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus