Passover / Pesach is a yearly major Jewish celebration which came about because of the blend and union of various yearly occasions that occurred in Jewish and Middle Eastern history. The accompanying rundown speaks to the verifiable course of events in which the celebration of Passover/Pesach accomplished its names.
Passover / Pesach is:
a one-day celebration referred to in Hebrew as “Chag Ha-Pesach” or “Witch Ha-Pesach,” signifying “The Festival of the Paschal Offering.” This one-day festival was praised by early Middle Eastern people groups before the Passover/Pesach of Egypt story. It was consolidated into the Passover/Pesach of Egypt story as the paschal sheep whose blood was utilized by the Hebrews on the doorposts and lintel (shaft) at the passage to their families to “shield” the primary conceived child in each Hebrew family in Egypt from the rage of the Angel of Death, who, after observing the blood, “skipped” over or “go” over the Hebrew family units and rather, murdered the principal conceived child in each Egyptian family in the tenth and last Plague.
a seven-day remembrance (eight days for Jews living outside Israel) of the physical/political (not profound) opportunity of the Hebrews from physical/political subjugation in old Egypt. This celebration particularly alludes to the Passover/Pesach of Egypt story. The motivation behind the Exodus from Egypt was for the Hebrews to in the long run achieve otherworldly opportunity 50 days after the Exodus with the accepting of the Torah and its 613 charges, including the Ten Commandments, from G-d by means of Moses at Mount Sinai. The Hebrew name for the remembrance of this occasion is “Chag Ha-Cheirut” or “Witch Ha-Heirut”, which means either “The Festival of Freedom” or “The Festival of Redemption.”
a seven-day recognition (eight days for Jews living outside Israel) of the season in which both the Passover/Pesach of Egypt and the ensuing entering of the Hebrews into Canaan occurred: in the springtime. The landing of the Hebrews in Canaan additionally symbolized the start of another period of social life for the Hebrews. The Hebrew name for the recognition of the season in which the Passover/Pesach of Egypt and the consequent entry of the Hebrews in Canaan occurred is known as “Chag Ha-Aviv” or “Witch Ha-Aviv”, signifying “The Festival of Spring.” Some have likewise alluded to this Passover/Pesach name as “The Season of Our Liberation.”
a seven-day recognition (eight days for Jews living outside Israel) known as “Pesach” or “Pesah” in Hebrew, and “Passover” in English. While the four past Passover/Pesach names symbolize imperative and control of the Hebrews in both personality and heart by the Egyptians, the name Pesach or Passover symbolizes the move of the Hebrews from their past condition of scholarly and physical constraints in Egypt to that of another condition of rediscovered self-declaration after entering the Land of Canaan. The Exodus from Egypt and the resulting accepting of the Torah at Mount Sinai took after by the Hebrews’ entrance into Canaan gave the Hebrews the chance to accomplish the most abnormal amount of self-attestation, self-acknowledgment, and being.