Passover: The Holiday of Redemption

The origins of Pesach (Passover) lie in the spring celebrations of the first grain harvest. The holiday celebrates God’s great redemptive act of the Jews’ exodus from slavery in Egypt to freedom. Together with Shavuot (Pentecost) and Sukkot (The Feast of Tabernacles), Pesach is one of the three ancient Israelite pilgrimage festivals, during which Jews journeyed to […]