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
The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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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