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Easter (W) and Second Day of Pesah

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Sunday, April 17, 2022 (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. -----

(Until April 22 for Reform Jews; Until April 23 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). The evenings of the first and second days begin with Seders (festive meals and the telling of the Passover story). In Israel and among Reform Jews, Pesa_ is celebrated for seven days: eve + the first day + the seventh (last) day are non-working. 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. Religious accommodation may be required for this observance/holy day. Suspension of work/classes may be requested by observant.

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