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Spokane Passover Listings

Next week Spokane’s Jewish community will observe Passover, an eight-day commemoration honoring the liberation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt.

Below are local Passover, or Pesach, listings.

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Good Friday, Passover mean headaches for opening day

For millions of Americans, Major League Baseball’s opening day is more than a rite of spring, it’s a near-religious experience. But for Jews and Christians in eight American cities, their team’s home opener coincides with actual holy days. The Jewish Passover begins at sunset on Friday (April 6) with seders …

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Passover traditions reflect ethnic, regional customs

When most Jewish families sit down for the Passover seder on Friday (April 6), it's a safe bet that they'll eat matzo, ask the traditional Four Questions and tell the biblical story of the Exodus from Egypt.     It's less likely that they'll be hitting one another with scallions. Or …

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