Passover in Community

How to Count the Omer

A guide to the ritual that occurs between Passover and Shavuot.

The Prayer for Dew

A spiritual connection to the season in the land of Israel

Hol Hamoed: The Intermediate Days of Passover

Although they are not full festivals, they are still holy relative to ordinary days.

The Omer

Counting the days from Passover to Shavuot

Mimouna: A Post-Passover Celebration

An exuberant Sephardic custom whose origins are the subject of debate

Passover (Pesach) In the Community

Although the central ritual of this festival is the home seder, there are a number of rituals that are observed within the wider community.

Maot Hittin: Wheat Money

Preparations for Passover include helping those in need.

Biblical Readings for Passover

The selections highlight different aspects of the holiday.

Shabbat HaGadol

There are many explanations as to why the Sabbath before Passover is called Shabbat HaGadol.