Passover Celebrations

Passover is the most important Christmas festival in the Judaism traditions. Commemorating God's liberation of the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt and his formation of the Israelite people.The Pesach festival begins at sunset on the 14th of Nisan (usually in March or April) and symbols the beginning of seven day celebration that includes the Feast of Unleavened Bread. The focal point of pesach is a communal meal, called the Seder (which means "order," because of the fixed order of service), which is time of delight and celebration at the deliverance for the Hebrews that God accomplished in the exodus.

The Passover has traditionally celebrated with the family and friends as they eat meal together in the home and it has always been habitual to invite guests to share the< Seder meal, especially newcomers to the community. In the majority Jewish homes Seder meal is an elaborate feast, with food, games for the children. And they enlighten the story of the Exodus from Egypt and it is not unusual for Seder to last three and four hours.

In Seder everyone will there and they all share in this festival with singing, reading and while others look after them or have role as well. At home mother lights the candles that gesture the beginning of Passover. The youngest child asks the four questions. The children help get rid of all Chametz and leaven, from the house. Search for the unseen Afikomen (symbolic piece of Matzah, unleavened bread) and open the door for Elijah and parents or the grandparents usually start to tell the story of the exodus, and various others are designated to read or lead certain portions of the service.

The Passover festival is really more than festival and is a good experience and especially for the children and they call people individuality. The Pesach Seder and the people of God tells the story of God's grace in history. And Share the experience and share in the story as their own story.

The Christians have growing interest on ancient festival and there are several reasons for this renewed interest. The reasons are: Renewed awareness of the importance of the Old witness Scriptures as Christian Scripture< and an increasing compassion to cultural and societal problems and corresponding< desire to learn about others. The wish or need build a modern world and recover sense scariness through liturgy and sacrament and the willingness to find new and innovative ways to worship. Most importantly, however, is the astonishing picture the Passover gives to believers of what Jesus< Christ, our Passover Lamb has accomplished for us.

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