There are many holidays within a year, Jewish holidays take place in the same months that some other holidays do. The Jewish holiday of Passover is celebrated in either late March or early April. Passover and Easter usually are celebrated around the same time. Passover and Easter are celebrated in the springtime. In fact, many people purchase new spring outfits in order to look fresh and new for both Passover and Easter. In addition, the parsley that is part of a Passover Seder plate represents springtime and new beginnings. The roasted egg on the Passover could also represent a new beginning and rebirth. Plus, in general, Passover celebrates springtime. In addition, in couples where one person is Jewish and the other person is Christian it is possible that they will celebrate both Easter and Passover. This type of couple would possibly celebrate both Christmas and Hanukkah in the wintertime as well as Passover and Easter in the springtime. Moreover, in Jewish culture food and family are very important. Therefore, there is much food that is eaten during the eight days of Passover such as roast, matzo ball soup, and fried Matzo. Matzo is eaten during Passover instead of bread. Hanukkah is the time for eating potato pancakes, blintzes, and cheesecake. Jewish cuisine is reason enough to celebrate Jewish holidays.
Most Jewish holidays have special foods that are eaten in order to celebrate a particular Jewish holiday. There is fried matzo, and matzo ball soup Passover has a special Seder plate that has the symbols of Passover such as a roasted egg and roasted shank bone, and parsley. Hanukkah has potato pancakes, donuts, blintzes, and cheesecake. Rosh Hashanah has foods created with apples. The only Jewish holiday that doesn’t involve food is Yom Kippur. In fact, Yom Kippur focuses on fasting and reflection. Reflection and cleansing are excellent reasons to celebrate Jewish holidays. Therefore, please celebrate Jewish holidays.