Passover Calendar
5784 - 2024
PASSOVER - Eight-day observance (seven in Israel) commemorating the Exodus from Egypt and the liberation of the Israelites from slavery. The first two and last two days (in Israel, the first and seventh days) are full holidays. The intermediate days, 'Hol Hamoed,' are half holidays. Matzoh, is eaten during the entire holiday period.
Holiday Secular Date Hebrew Date Notes
Search for Chometz Sunday April 21, 2024 13 Nisan 5784 Search for chometz after sundown.
The next morning, burn the chometz found the night before.
Burning of Chometz

Fast of First Born

Erev Pesach
First Seder Night

Monday April 22, 2024
14 Nisan 5784 Stop eating chometz approx. four hours after sunrise.  Remember to not eat matzoh until the first Seder.
If you did not already sell your chometz, remove any un-sold chometz from your home before the fifth hour after sunrise.

First born fasts until the Seder or they can avoid fasting by participating in a course of study at the Synagogue early in the morning.

Passover begins at sundown with first Seder.
1st day of Passover Second Seder Night

Tuesday April 23, 2024
15 Nisan 5784 Second Seder begins after sundown.

First day of the Counting of the Omer begins at sundown.
2nd day of Passover Wednesday  April 24, 2024 16 Nisan 5784 Second day of the Omer
3rd day of Passover Thursday April 25, 2024 17 Nisan 5784 Third day of the Omer
4th day of Passover Friday April 26, 2024 18 Nisan 5784 Fourth day of the Omer
5th day of Passover Saturday April 27, 2024 19 Nisan 5784 Fifth day of the Omer
6th day of Passover Sunday April 28, 2024 20 Nisan 5784 Sixth day of the Omer
7th day of Passover Monday April 29, 2024 21 Nisan 5784 Seventh day of the Omer
8th day of Passover Tuesday April 30, 2024 22 Nisan 5784 Yizkor.  Passover ends at sundown.
Next year, the first Passover Seder will begin on Saturday April 12, 2025 at sundown.