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Begins at sundown (Jewish)
Holiday with significant work restriction


Pesach is a weeklong observance commemorating the freedom and exodus of the Israelites (Jewish slaves) from Egypt during the reign of the Pharaoh Ramses II (one of three pilgrimage festivals).

General practices: family gatherings, ritualized meals called Seders, reading of the Haggadah, lighting of Yahrzeit memorial candle at sundown on the last night of Passover

Date details: begins at sundown

Recommended accommodations: Avoid scheduling important academic deadlines, events and activities on the first two and last two days of the holiday. Provide food accommodation as requested (kosher restrictions apply. The use of leavening is prohibited, so, for example, matzah is eaten in place of bread).

For more information, visit http://diversity.missouri.edu/get-involved/religion/holidays.php.

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