Pesach 1776 / פֶּסַח 5536

Passover, the Feast of Unleavened Bread 🫓🍷

Pesach for Hebrew Year 5536 began in the Diaspora on and ended on .

Traditional symbols on a seder plate for the Jewish festival of Passover

Passover (Hebrew: פֶּסַח Pesach) commemorates the story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. Passover begins on the 15th day of the month of Nisan in the Jewish calendar, which is in spring in the Northern Hemisphere, and is celebrated for seven or eight days. It is one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays.

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Dates for Pesach

HolidayStartsEndsHebrew Dates
Pesach 1773 15-22 Nisan 5533
Pesach 1774 15-22 Nisan 5534
Pesach 1775 15-22 Nisan 5535
Pesach 1776 15-22 Nisan 5536
Pesach 1777 15-22 Nisan 5537
Pesach 1778 15-22 Nisan 5538
Pesach 1779 15-22 Nisan 5539
Pesach 1780 15-22 Nisan 5540

Tanakh

Pesach I / פֶּסַח א׳

Torah Portion: Exodus 12:21-51; Numbers 28:16-25

  1. 1: Exodus 12:21-24 · 4 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 12:25-28 · 4 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 12:29-36 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 12:37-42 · 6 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 12:43-51 · 9 p’sukim ·
  6. maf: Numbers 28:16-25 · 10 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Joshua 5:2-6:1 · 15 p’sukim

Pesach II / פֶּסַח ב׳

Torah Portion: Leviticus 22:26-23:44; Numbers 28:16-25

  1. 1: Leviticus 22:26-23:3 · 11 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Leviticus 23:4-14 · 11 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Leviticus 23:15-22 · 8 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Leviticus 23:23-32 · 10 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Leviticus 23:33-44 · 12 p’sukim ·
  6. maf: Numbers 28:16-25 · 10 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: II Kings 23:1-9, 23:21-25 · 14 p’sukim

Pesach Shabbat Chol ha-Moed / פֶּסַח שַׁבָּת חוֹל הַמּוֹעֵד

Torah Portion: Exodus 33:12-34:26; Numbers 28:19-25

  1. 1: Exodus 33:12-16 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 33:17-19 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 33:20-23 · 4 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 34:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 34:4-10 · 7 p’sukim ·
  6. 6: Exodus 34:11-17 · 7 p’sukim ·
  7. 7: Exodus 34:18-26 · 9 p’sukim ·
  8. maf: Numbers 28:19-25 · 7 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:1-14 · 14 p’sukim

Pesach Chol ha-Moed Day 2 / פֶּסַח חוֹל הַמּוֹעֵד יוֹם ב׳

Torah Portion: Exodus 22:24-23:19; Numbers 28:19-25

  1. 1: Exodus 22:24-26 · 3 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 22:27-23:5 · 9 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 23:6-19 · 14 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Numbers 28:19-25 · 7 p’sukim ·

Pesach Chol ha-Moed Day 3 / פֶּסַח חוֹל הַמּוֹעֵד יוֹם ג׳

Torah Portion: Exodus 34:1-26; Numbers 28:19-25

  1. 1: Exodus 34:1-10 · 10 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 34:11-17 · 7 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 34:18-26 · 9 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Numbers 28:19-25 · 7 p’sukim ·

Pesach Chol ha-Moed Day 4 / פֶּסַח חוֹל הַמּוֹעֵד יוֹם ד׳

Torah Portion: Numbers 9:1-14, 28:19-25

  1. 1: Numbers 9:1-5 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Numbers 9:6-8 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Numbers 9:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Numbers 28:19-25 · 7 p’sukim ·

Pesach VII / פֶּסַח ז׳

Torah Portion: Exodus 13:17-15:26; Numbers 28:19-25

  1. 1: Exodus 13:17-22 · 6 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Exodus 14:1-8 · 8 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Exodus 14:9-14 · 6 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Exodus 14:15-25 · 11 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Exodus 14:26-15:26 · 32 p’sukim ·
  6. maf: Numbers 28:19-25 · 7 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: II Samuel 22:1-51 · 51 p’sukim

Pesach VIII / פֶּסַח ח׳

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 15:19-16:17; Numbers 28:19-25

  1. 1: Deuteronomy 15:19-23 · 5 p’sukim ·
  2. 2: Deuteronomy 16:1-3 · 3 p’sukim ·
  3. 3: Deuteronomy 16:4-8 · 5 p’sukim ·
  4. 4: Deuteronomy 16:9-12 · 4 p’sukim ·
  5. 5: Deuteronomy 16:13-17 · 5 p’sukim ·
  6. maf: Numbers 28:19-25 · 7 p’sukim ·

Haftarah: Isaiah 10:32-12:6 · 25 p’sukim

References

The Jewish Holidays: A Guide & Commentary (paid link)
Rabbi Michael Strassfeld
Sefaria Tanakh
Sefaria.org
Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (paid link)
Jewish Publication Society
"Passover" in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
Wikimedia Foundation Inc.
Books (paid links)
Keeping Passover : Everything You Need to Know to Bring the Ancient Tradition to Life and Create Your Own Passover Celebration

Keeping Passover
by Ira Steingroot

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