Example sentences for: passover

How can you use “passover” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Until recently, this observance paled next to the High Holy Days, Passover, even Purim.

  • In about a.d. 30 he and his followers went for Passover to Jerusalem, which was in unrest at this time, dissatisfied with Roman domination.

  • "New York City Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jules Polonetsky, ever vigilant about Passover gouging, has discovered some fake gefilte fish produced by the Posse Comitatus."

  • Jesus’s entry into the Temple caused a commotion; after the Passover dinner he was arrested by the temple priests, who were under direct Roman rule.

  • In the early '50s, in a famous Middletown -style study of a Chicago suburb referred to as "Lakeville," sociologist Marshall Sklare found that lighting the Hanukkah candles ranked as the most popular "mitzvah," above hosting a Passover Seder and observing the Sabbath.

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