Peysach, Peysekh, Pesah
- The Jewish Holiday of Passover
- "Pesach is early this year."
Languages of Origin
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
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Starts on the 15th day of the Jewish month of Nisan, lasts 7 days in Israel and 8 days elsewhere. Pronounced PEH-sach by some and PAY-sach by others (especially Orthodox and older Jews)
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