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Passover 2020

News and updates about Passover 2020

UK Jewish lawyer fired for not working on Passover wins case

Orthodox lawyer who was fired for not working on Passover has won $34,000 in a religious discrimination case.

UK Jewish lawyer fired for not working on Passover wins case

After missing Passover due to coronavirus, United Hatzlah chief to celebrate Pesach Sheni

After missing Passover while in a coma due to the coronavirus, United Hatzalah chief to hold seder on Pesach Sheni.

'How can a Jew miss Pesach?'

Government to vote on strict lockdown on last day of Passover & Mimouna

On Monday afternoon, the cabinet will vote on the strict lockdown demanded by the Health Ministry.

Strict lockdown on last day of Passover & Mimouna?

Yad L'Achim brings Passover to Jews lost in the Arab world

Jews from across the Arabic-speaking world receive Haggadah in Arabic - and even matzah.

First-ever Arabic Passover Haggadah

Live: Festive prayer at the Western Wall with Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu

No large gatherings at the Western Wall this year, but the festive prayers continue. Watch live.

Live: Festive prayer at the Western Wallplayer

The gift of Pesach for someone with special needs

Alei Siach helps make those with special needs feel at home this Passover.

The gift of Pesach for someone with special needs

A Passover medley of unity - performed by 3 Israelis of different sectors

Haredi, secular, and Religious Zionist musicians work together to perform 'porch music,' offering a Passover medley of faith and hope.

Passover medley - Unity from the balconiesplayer

'Coronavirus' child grants to be paid during Passover

Grant of 500 NIS per child will be transferred to parents during Passover instead of afterwards, National Insurance Institute promises.

'Coronavirus' child grants to be paid during Passover

Watch: Happy Passover from President Trump

In video message, Trump notes that this year's holiday will be different, praises the nation's unity during pandemic.

Watch: Happy Passover from President Trumpplayer

Watch: Israelis sing at their balconies

Amid Passover lockdown, tens of thousands of Israelis come out to their balconies to sing together.

Watch: Israelis sing at their balconiesplayer

Netanyahu: 'Israel well off relative to others'

In a special holiday interview, Netanyahu discussed additional lockdown directives, his daily routine, and the complex political situation.

Netanyahu: 'Israel well off relative to others'

Three injured in Beit Shemesh fire

Family loses control over fire in traditional pre-Passover ceremony, is evacuated to hospitals.

Three injured in Beit Shemesh fireplayer

Hotovely: 'This year, more than ever, the Jewish people stand together as one family'

Diaspora Min. Tzipi Hotovely wishes Diaspora Jews a happy Passover. 'This year, more than ever, you are not alone.'

Israeli minister wishes Jews everywhere a happy Passoverplayer

Jewish Agency head: 'This Passover, the Jewish heart beats as one'

Jewish Agency distributes 300,000 matzahs and 90,000 bottles of wine to Hundreds of thousands of Jews in communities locked down.

'This Passover, the Jewish heart beats as one'

What do we cook for the Seder in the shadow of the coronavirus?

Paula Shoyer discusses how the pandemic is influencing how we view food, and shares her favorite Passover recipes.

What do we cook for the Seder in the shadow of the coronavirus?

New York Governor urges Jews to refrain from holding large religious gatherings

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo: I understand the Jewish Orthodox community but now is not the time for large religious gatherings.

Cuomo urges Jews to refrain from large gatherings

Watch: Passover greeting from President Rivlin

Ahead of Passover and amid coronavirus pandemic, Israeli President sends greetings to Israelis and to Jewish communities around the world.

Watch: Passover greeting from President Rivlinplayer

Watch: Passover greetings from Ambassador Friedman

US Ambassador to Israel releases video in honor of the Passover holiday.

Watch: Passover greetings from Ambassador Friedmanplayer