Celebrate Faith, Family and Freedom with the Perfect Passover Cards from American Greetings

CLEVELAND, April 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Passover is rooted in tradition. Time-honored blessings, foods, songs and symbols are critical to the celebration of the Jewish holiday. Passover honors the Israelites' freedom from slavery in Egypt and the founding of the Jewish nation, and it begins this year at sundown on Friday, April 22 and ends at sundown on Saturday, April 30. Whether you celebrate this time of togetherness with classic tendencies or modern sentiments, American Greetings helps make the season more meaningful with paper and digital cards that reflect your Passover style.

The American Greetings card aisle offers hopeful messages that exemplify the spirit of Passover to commemorate this festival of freedom. The paper card selection includes general greetings appropriate for any relationship, as well as captions specifically for family and friends. With an assortment of cards that range from elegant and contemporary for family and friends to sweet and fun for your favorite youngsters, consumers are sure to find the perfect Passover message for every recipient.

The collection of paper cards is complemented by a variety of digital Passover greetings with both traditional and lighthearted themes. In addition to the distinctive Passover icons, such as wine, seder plates and doves, being highlighted in conventional designs, they are also featured in humorous and unexpected ways – like singing matzo bread! Visit Americangreetings.com to connect instantly with the people who matter most by sending Passover wishes via email, Facebook and mobile.

Consumers can find this Passover collection, in addition to a great selection of inspiring cards from American Greetings, at participating drug chains, grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide, as well as in American Greetings and Carlton Cards retail stores. Those who enjoy sending e-cards can share American Greetings cards online from www.americangreetings.com. For more information on American Greetings, visit www.corporate.americangreetings.com. You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram.

About American Greetings Corporation

As a leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings Corporation is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, the Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards. American Greetings also has one of the largest collections of greetings on the Web, including greeting cards available at Cardstore.com and ecards available at AmericanGreetings.com. In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Entertainment group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $2 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit www.corporate.americangreetings.com.

CONTACT: Megan Baucco Assistant Manager, Marketing Communications 216.252.7300 ext. 2841 megan.baucco@amgreetings.com

Source:American Greetings Corporation