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Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover

Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday

Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover
Ultra-Orthodox Jews fill containers with water from a mountain spring to be used to bake the matzoth (unleavened bread) during the Maim Shelanu ceremony on March 14, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday, The Jewish holiday commemorates the Israelis' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their ancestors' plight by refraining from eating leavened food. Passover begins March 25 and ends on the evening of April 02. (Getty Images)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover
Ultra-Orthodox Jews collect water from a mountain spring to be used to bake the matzoth (unleavened bread) during the Maim Shelanu ceremony on March 14, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday, The Jewish holiday commemorates the Israelis' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their ancestors' plight by refraining from eating leavened food. Passover begins March 25 and ends on the evening of April 02. (Getty Images)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover
Ultra-Orthodox Jews fill water from a mountain spring to be used to bake the matzoth (unleavened bread) during the Maim Shelanu ceremony on March 14, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday, The Jewish holiday commemorates the Israelis' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their ancestors' plight by refraining from eating leavened food. Passover begins March 25 and ends on the evening of April 02. (Getty Images)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover
Ultra-Orthodox Jews prepare the Matzoth or unleavened bread on March 14, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday, The Jewish holiday commemorates the Israelis' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their ancestors' plight by refraining from eating leavened food. Passover begins March 25 and ends on the evening of April 02. (Getty Images)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover
Ultra-Orthodox Jews take part in the ritul aof purifying kitchen utensils in boiling water to make it kosher for Pesach (Passover) on March 24, 2013 in Bnei Brak, Israel. Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday, The Jewish holiday commemorates the Israelis' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their ancestors' plight by refraining from eating leavened food. Passover begins March 25 and ends on the evening of April 02. (Getty Images)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover
An ultra-Orthodox Jew takes part in the ritual of purifying kitchen utensils in boiling water to make them kosher for Pesach (Passover) on March 24, 2013 in Bnei Brak, Israel. Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday, The Jewish holiday commemorates the Israelis' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their ancestors' plight by refraining from eating leavened food. Passover begins March 25 and ends on the evening of April 02. (Getty Images)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover
Children watch as Ultra-Orthodox Jews burn leavened items in a final preparation before the start at sundown of the Jewish Pesach (Passover) holiday on March 25, 2013 in Bnei Brak, Israel. Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday, The Jewish holiday commemorates the Israelis' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their ancestors' plight by refraining from eating leavened food. Passover begins March 25 and ends on the evening of April 02. (Getty Images)
Ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate Passover
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men prepare Matzoth, or unleavened bread, in a final preparation before the start at sundown of the Jewish Pesach (Passover) holiday on March 25, 2013 in Bnei Brak, Israel. Religious Jews throughout the world eat matzoth during the eight-day Passover, or Pesach, holiday, The Jewish holiday commemorates the Israelis' exodus from Egypt some 3,500 years ago and their ancestors' plight by refraining from eating leavened food. Passover begins March 25 and ends on the evening of April 02. (Getty Images)