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Noun1.Pesah - (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from EgyptPesah - (Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
movable feast, moveable feast - a religious holiday that falls on different dates in different years
Pasch, Pascha - the Jewish feast of the Passover
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Shirley Novick, the widow of Paul (Pesah) Novick, one of the leading members of the American Communist Party and the longtime editor of its Yiddish-language newspaper, Morgen freiheit (The Morning of Freedom), once told an interviewer that "they had believed in the party like religious Hasidim." Such an attitude was undoubtedly widespread among party members.
'Pace' was a northern word meaning 'Easter'; it derived from the Latin 'pascha',' meaning 'Passover, Easter', ultimately from Hebrew 'pesah', 'Passover'.
In the pages of "Ceremony & Celebration: Introduction to the Holidays" Rabbi Sacks response to such questions as: When did Rosh HaShana (the anniversary of creation) become a day of judgement?; How does Yom Kippur unite the priest's atonement with the prophet's repentance?; What makes Kohelet (read on Sukkot) the most joyful book in the Bible?; Why is the remembrance of the Pesah story so central to Jewish morality?; Which does Shavuot really celebrate the law or the land?
It is well-known that the intercalation of this year (and of some other years as well) poses some serious calendric problems: it seems this intercalation is not necessary in order to achieve the main objective of the Hebrew calendar, namely to cause the relevant days of Pesah 5765 to fall after the Vernal Equinox.
Milon hahagadot sel pesah beladino [A dictionary of the Ladino Passover Haggadot] (Eda Velashon 27).
Este es el nucleo principal del maggid en el Seder Pesah, donde a nivel familiar se explica todo lo que ha hecho Yhwh por su pueblo.
Tajik media reported that the warning, which came on the threshold of the Easter (called Pesah in Judaism), discloses Israel's deepening and growing fears of the intimate and growing relations between the Central Asian countries and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Perhaps the prototypical example of this type of exegetical definition was the equating of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] Pesah with not only "passing over" but also "freedom" (Skazanie 148v.-149v., 152v., 153v.; Kovtun 1963:20, 401404, 406, 408-410, 414, 416, 418-420, 434; Kovtun 1975:266, 275; Grabbe 1988:172-173).
During Pesah, many Jews add "additional observances" (hidur mitsvot) to those required by halakhah "which express the Jew's love of the ...