Graphic: Good Friday and Passover coincide

April 2, 2015 9:40 PM

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Graphic: Good Friday and Passover coincide

Jewish families begin the eight-day Passover holiday on Friday at sundown and Christians mark the crucifixion of Jesus. Easter Sunday celebrates his Resurrection. Both Passover and Easter are rooted in the Judeo-Christian tradition — with a focus on family and eating together.

More Americans search for "church" around Easter than at any other time, with Christmas usually ranking second, according to Google Trends data from 2004 and 2013.

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