Pesach Sameach! We hope that your Passover is going well. Israel is in a very festive time. We are so blessed this year to be able to walk along the Red Sea! In Israel, there is only 1 seder and only the first day is a Yom Tov.It is nice to be able to go out to eat or to the grocery store and have a huge selection of kosher for Pesach foods. The restaurants, even McDonald’s, etc., have Pesach menus with special buns and breading for the chicken sandwiches.
In Israel, there is only 1 seder and only the first day is a Yom Tov. This is a day which is treated as a Shabbat. This year the first day happened to fall Friday night to Saturday night, so it was a Shabbat and a Yom Tov. Outside of Israel, the second day is also treated as a Yom Tov. So that means that in Israel you would see everyone carrying out normal activity beginning Saturday night, whereas outside of Israel, the observant ones would not do so until Sunday night.
Have a wonderful day!