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Preparations for Passover 2022(9 images)

The Jewish holiday of Passover begins at sundown Friday and runs through the evening of Saturday, April 23, 2022 .

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish people pray and burn leaven products before Passover, in Mea Shearim, Jerusalem, on Friday, April 15, 2022. Leavened bread is not eaten over the course of the 8-day holiday and is replaced with matzo and products made with matzo meal. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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The food of Passover is deeply symbolic. Leavened bread is not eaten by those who celebrate the holiday because when the Jewish people wanted to bake bread before fleeing Egypt, there was no time for the bread to rise, therefore unleavened bread is eaten. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish people watch the burning of leavened products. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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Passover is the eight-day holiday that commemorates the Israelite's exodus from Egypt 3,500 years ago. Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI
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