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30 Passover Quotes About The Religious Holiday

These Passover quotes from the bible, religious scholars, and authors help us understand the significance of this religious event.

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Just what is Passover, and why do people celebrate it?

Passover is a holiday commemorating the Hebrews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt.

It includes “passing over” the slaughter of the firstborn of the Israelites when the Lord “smote the land of Egypt” on the eve of the Exodus.

This year, Passover is celebrated from Saturday, April 16 to Saturday, April 23.

During that period eating any leaven, whether in bread or other mixture, is prohibited.

Leavened bread or other baked goods means it contains baking yeast, baking powder, or baking soda.

These ingredients cause the dough to bubble and rise, creating a light, airy product.

Whereas unleavened bread is flatbread.

It doesn’t rise and often resembles a cracker.

In observance of Passover, people will eat unleavened bread, called matzo.

Keep reading through these Passover quotes to learn more about why and how this holiday is celebrated.

Meaningful Passover quotes

1. “The Seder nights… tie me with the centuries before me.” — Ludwig Frank

2. “The message of Passover remains as powerful as ever.” — Jonathan Sacks

3. “Do not overthrow the customs that have made it all the way to you.” — Leon Wieseltier

4. “Passover has a message for the conscience and the heart of all mankind.” — Morris Joseph

5. “I love Passover because for me it is a cry against indifference, a cry for compassion.” — Elie Wiesel

6. “Passover affirms the great truth that liberty is the inalienable right of every human being.” — Morris

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