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The holiday of Pesach, or Passover, occurs for 7 days in the Spring, and celebrates the Exodus from Egypt in ancient times.

The holiday of Pesach, or Passover, occurs in the Spring, and celebrates the Exodus from Egypt in ancient times. It lasts for seven days in the land of Israel, and eight in the Diaspora. Jews are not allowed to eat or own chametz (leaven) during this time.

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