Unleavened Bread

breadThe second feast in the Month of Nisan is the Feast of Unleavened Bread. It begins on 15 Nisan, the evening after Passover begins, and is an eight day festival. bThe day after the death of the firstborn of Egypt, the Israelites were required by God to leave Egypt in haste. The Israelites were required to maintain leaven (yeast) free dwellings for the entire eight days and to refrain from eating anything with leaven during that period on pain of death.