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Passover 2021

Don't celebrate Passover alone! Invite your family and join us in our Festival celebrations:

Virtual Grand Communal Seders

Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Join on Zoom here.
Open to all! The Passover Seder is a story of resilience, redemption, and adaptation! Gather with us virtually this year for our Grand Communal Seder. With our clergy, we will celebrate the transformative ritual of Passover through questions, singing, and celebrating our redemption from Slavery in Egypt. See our Seder plate suggestions!

Festival Services & Clergy Matzah Brei Competition

Sunday, March 28 at 9:30 a.m.
Which of our clergy makes the meanest matzah brei? Join us for a virtual demonstration of their favorite matzah brei recipes, followed by a virtual Passover Festival service.

Village Passover Concert for Families with Young Children

Sunday, March 28, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Sing with us, dance with us, celebrate with us in-person at our first outdoor, masked, socially distanced Passover concert with Wayne Potash and Rabbi Suzie Jacobson. As attendance is limited, please click here to register in advance, and plan to arrive by 9:50 a.m. so everyone can find their space. Please email with any questions. For families who are not able to join in person, the event will also be livestreamed so you can celebrate with us from home!

Passover Torah Study

Shabbat Morning, April 3, at 9:00 a.m.
Let’s join together for a 7th day Passover Torah study from 9:00 – 9:55 a.m. and then join our Adult B’nei Mitzvah students at our Passover Festival Service at 10:00 a.m.

Adult B’nei Mitzvah

Shabbat Morning, April 3 at 10:00 a.m.

Prepare for Passover Together With Us

Seder Song Refresh with Cantor Stillman

Saturday, March 20 at 7:00 p.m.
Refresh your memory and your voice for some of your favorite Passover melodies to sing around the seder table, while learning some of the new favorite Passover tunes being written today.

Family Passover Celebration

Sunday, March 21 from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Join the Temple Israel community for a morning of learning as we prepare for the start of Passover. This virtual program is for all kids ages 0-7th grade. Contact Roberta Axeloons for full program details and to get the right zoom link for your family!

Prep for Passover: Haggadah Refresh

Tuesday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m.
Led by Rabbi Suzie Jacobson and Rabbi Dan Slipakoff
Tired of your Maxwell House Haggadah? Looking for new material to impress your family and friends? Join us as we explore and discover new pieces for this year’s Seder around the themes of Passover, including freedom, slavery, Spring, spiritual memory, and more. Bring your favorite art, poetry, music, and text to share!

Passover Cooking Across the Diaspora

March 25 and April 1, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
With Sara Gardner
Join culinary historian Sara Gardner for a two-part exploration of Passover Cooking across the Diaspora. Join one or both classes – ingredients list will be shared in advance of the class, so you can cook along from home or simply watch and learn. All are welcome.
  • Thursday, March 25 at 6:30 p.m. Charoset is an essential symbolic part of the Passover seder, but aren’t you bored of just apples and wine? Join Sara Gardner as we prepare and try an array of charoset recipes from across the diaspora, from Curaçao and Yemen to Iran. We’ll explore these recipes and talk about ways you can get creative with your charoset recipe ahead of your seder.
  • Thursday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. Matzah weighing you down? Need a mid-Passover dish refresh? Join Sara Gardner as we cook some novel and delicious dishes to keep your Passover menu interesting the whole holiday! Inspired by recipes from around the world, Sara will show you some neat tips and tricks and a few dishes that can keep you eating well all holiday long.