5774 - 2014
PASSOVER - Eight-day observance (seven in Israel) commemorating the Exodus from Egypt and the liberation of the Israelites from slavery. The first two and last two days (in Israel, the first and seventh days) are full holidays. The intermediate days, 'Hol Hamoed,' are half holidays. Matzoh, is eaten during the entire holiday period.
Holiday Secular Date Hebrew Date
Search for Chometz Sunday April 13, 2014 13 Nissan 5774 Search for chometz after sundown. Fast of First Born - Seudat Mitzvah
Burning of Chometz
Monday April 14, 2014 14 Nissan 5774 First born fast or participate in Seudat Mitzvah.
Stop eating chometz approx. four hours after sunrise.
Burn your un-sold chometz before the fifth hour after sunrise
Passover begins at sundown with first Seder.
1st day of Passover Tuesday April, 15, 2014 15 Nissan 5774 Second Seder begins after sundown. Counting of the Omer begins after sundown. 2nd day of Passover Wednesday April 16, 2014 16 Nissan 5774 First day of the Omer 3rd day of Passover Thursday April 17, 2014 17 Nissan 5774 Second day of the Omer 4th day of Passover Friday April 18, 2014 18 Nissan 5774 Third day of the Omer 5th day of Passover Saturday April 19, 2014 19 Nissan 5774 Fourth day of the Omer 6th day of Passover Sunday April 20, 2014 20 Nissan 5774 Fifth day of the Omer 7th day of Passover Monday April 21, 2014 21 Nissan 5774 Sixth day of the Omer 8th day of Passover Tuesday April 22, 2013
22 Nissan 5774
Yizkor. Passover ends at sundown. Next year, the first Passover Seder will begin on Monday April 3, 2015 at sundown.