Passover 2017 Dates: What Times Does Passover Start and End?

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Passover 2017 begins this evening, Monday, April 10, 2017 and it generally runs into the evening of the following night, which is Tuesday, April 11, 2017. However, the holiday can also run for the week. This year, it reportedly has its official ending on April 18, 2017. The holiday commemorates the Israelites Exodus from Egypt, becoming free, and the biggest ritual for the holiday is the traditional seder dinner, which generally is held on the first night of the holiday, though many celebrate on the second evening as well. Below find a list of the remaining Jewish holidays for 2017:

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) – April 23-24, 2017
Yom HaZikaron (Israeli Memorial Day) – April 30-May 1, 2017
Yom HaAtzma’ut (Israeli Independence Day) – May 1-2, 2017
Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) – May 23-24, 2017
Shavuot – May 30-June 1, 2017
Tish’a B’Av – July 31- Aug. 1, 2017
Tu B’Av – August 6-7, 2017
Rosh Hashanah – September 20-22, 2017
Yom Kippur – September 29-30, 2017
Sukkot – October 4-11, 2017
Shmini Atzeret – October 11-12, 2017
Simchat Torah – October 12-13, 2017
Chanukah – December 12-20, 2017

For Passover, there are several dietary restrictions, but Vogue reports that these rules were revamped in 2015. During the holiday, those who observe are not allowed to eat unleavened bread. There are other restrictions as well, but some that have been changed include some being allowed to eat legumes, chickpeas, rice, beans, edamame, and corn. So, feel free to add these to your Passover menu if you’d like.

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