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Easter (W) and Eighth Day of Pesah and Mahavira Jayanti

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Sunday, April 4, 2021 (all day)
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Celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. It initiates the fifty-day period culminating in Pentecost. Religious accommodation may be required for this observance/holy day. Suspension of work/classes may be requested by observant. -----

Last observed day for Orthodox and Conservative Jews. Pesa_ commemorates the departure of the Israelites from Egypt. It is the first of the three major festivals with both historical and agricultural significance (the other two are Shavuot and Sukkot). For Orthodox and Conservative Jews outside Israel, Pesa_ is celebrated for eight days: eve + first and second days + seventh (second last) and eighth (last) days are non-working. (Note: In Israel and among Reform Jews, Pesa_ is celebrated for seven days: eve + the first day + the seventh (last) day are non-working). Religious accommodation may be required for this observance/holy day. Suspension of work/classes may be requested by observant. -----

Celebrates the birthday of Lord Mahavira (Great Hero), the 24th Tirthankara (and the last of this time cycle). Religious accommodation for special worship may be required for this observance/holy day.

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