Passover Calendar
5780 - 2020

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 Tuesday April 7, 2020 13 Nissan 5780 Search for chometz after sundown.
The next morning, burn the chometz found the night before.
Fast of First Born - Seudat Mitzvah

Burning of Chometz

 Erev Pesach
First Seder Night

Wednesday April 8, 2020

14 Nissan 5780 First born fasts until the Seder or they can avoid fasting by participating in a course of study at the Synagogue early in the morning.

Stop eating chometz approx. four hours after sunrise.

If you did not already sell your chometz, remove any un-sold chometz from your home before the fifth hour after sunrise.

Passover begins at sundown with first Seder.
1st day of Passover Second Seder Night

Thursday April 9, 2020

15 Nissan 5780 Second Seder begins after sundown.

First day of the Counting of the Omer begins at sundown.

2nd day of Passover Friday April 10, 2020 16 Nissan 5780 Second day of the Omer
3rd day of Passover Saturday April 11, 2020 17 Nissan 5780 Third day of the Omer
4th day of Passover Sunday April 12, 2020 18 Nissan 5780 Fourth day of the Omer
5th day of Passover Monday April 13, 2020 19 Nissan 5780 Fifth day of the Omer
6th day of Passover Tuesday April 14, 2020 20 Nissan 5780 Sixth day of the Omer
7th day of Passover Wednesday April 15, 2020 21 Nissan 5780 Seventh day of the Omer
8th day of Passover Thursday April 16, 2020

22 Nissan 5780

Yizkor.  Passover ends at sundown.
Next year, the first Passover Seder will begin on Saturday March 27, 2021 at sundown.