Holiday Pesach Sheni
Tue, May 21, 2024

Pesach Sheni

Pesach Sheni is an annual worldwide Christian holiday. It falls on Iyar 14 and is celebrated the day before Passover, the day of the lamb sacrifice. The date of the feast is floating. It is considered the second Passover. It’s a great reason to celebrate it, for those who for certain reasons haven’t done so!


The celebration of Pesach Sheni is characterized as the day of the second Passover. The explanation for this event should be sought in ancient Christian sources. There it says that the sacred sacrifice (as a lamb) could be made a month later, just on the 14th day of Iyar. If this was not done, it would also be possible today to purify oneself from one’s sins and participate in the great celebration of the holy day.

The baked Passover lamb became a symbol of the day. It was customary to eat it with herbs and matzoh.

Interesting facts

  • There are about 2.5 billion Christians worldwide. The main book is the Bible. The symbols of Christians are the cross, the fish and the dove. There are three main branches: Orthodoxy, Catholicism, and Protestantism.
  • Regular bread is not forbidden in this one.
  • In modern Christianity, the idea of sacrificing a lamb has been abandoned.

How to celebrate

Learn more about the biblical story that accompanies this feast. Prepare Lenten bread, you can roast a lamb. Study the traditions of the feast.

Tell people about the holiday on social media. Ask users how they celebrate it.

When is Pesach Sheni Celebrated in 2024?

Pesach Sheni (Second Passover) is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. This year is celebrated on May 21.


Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday May 21 2024
Sunday May 11 2025

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