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Passover begins (Jewish)

Passover is a major Jewish holiday commemorating the story of the Israelite's escape from slavery in Egypt. It specifically refers to God passing over the houses of the Israelites and killing the firstborn sons of the Egyptians. (Wikipedia)

Yom Hashoah (Jewish)

Yom Hashoah is the Holocaust Remembrance Day. A day to commemorate the approximately six million Jews who died in the Holocaust, and for the Jewish resistance. (Wikipedia)