Ultra-Orthodox Jews Prepare For Passover

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel have been preparing for the holiday of Passover which starts today. Passover commemorates the flight of Jews from ancient Egypt, as described in the Exodus chapter of the Bible. Passover lasts until the evening of April 2.

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