When Passover and Easter Coincide

Resources for interfaith families on the "spring" dilemma.

Just as Hanukkah and Christmas share the December holiday season, Passover and Easter frequently overlap in the spring. While the two holidays are very different, they share some themes and symbols, such as eggs.

For interfaith families in particular, the convergence of the holidays can be stressful, requiring decisions about whether to celebrate one or both holidays and how to deal with hurt feelings or disapproval from extended family.

Below are links to some personal essays and articles about how some interfaith families navigate this season:

My Family Celebrates Both Passover and Easter: This Is How

A Different Spring Dilemma

Santa, the Easter Bunny and Raising a Jewish Child

When Passover and Easter Meet, No Bread, No Meat

Matzah and Mass: Interfaith Families Tackle their Passover-Easter Dilemma

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