Fri, 2 April 2021 = 20th of Nisan, 5781
כ׳ בְּנִיסָן תשפ״א
Pesach 2021 / פֶּסַח 5781
Pesach (Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread) for Hebrew Year 5781 began in the Diaspora on and ends at nightfall on .
Passover (Hebrew: פֶּסַח Pesach) commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan in the Jewish calendar, which is in spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and is celebrated for seven or eight days. It is one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays.
- Pesach VI (CH”M) occurs on Friday, Apr 2
- Candle lighting: 18:42 on Friday, Apr 2
- Pesach VII occurs on Saturday, Apr 3
- Havdalah: 19:37 on Saturday, Apr 3
Portion (parasha) for this week:
Shemini Shel Pesach | שמיני של פסח | “Eighth Day of Passover”
Torah: Deuteronomy 14:22 – 16:17
Prophets: Isaiah 10:32 – 12:6
(Read the scriptures listed below each photo)
“Torah Portions” are a systematic teaching schedule that includes a portion of scripture from the Torah, Prophets, and Brit Hadasha each week. This schedule is known all over the world, and serves as a great way to facilitate discussion and learning with others in the Body of the Messiah.