Qabbalat Shabbat: Friday, 6:00 p.m. Torah Study: Saturday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Weekday Minyan: 6:15 p.m.

Seder Squad 2019 with the Riverway Project

Apply for Seder Squad 2019

Have you always wanted to host a Harry Potter seder? A Marvel Comics Seder? Are you looking to build a Passover Seder experience for folks in your neighborhood, camp friends, or new friends from your Introduction to Judaism class?

Applications are currently closed, but we look forward to sharing the Seders as a part of Seder Squad 2019 soon!

Thank you to CJP Young Adult Innovation Grant for supporting this initiative.

If you’d have questions please email Rabbi Jen Gubitz or Nikk.

Seder Squad Learning Opportunities

These sessions are designed to help prepare you to lead your very own seders. While the leadership training on March 14 6:30-9:00 p.m., and the free access to these sessions is only for Seder Squad members, all of the other opportunities for the squad are available to all.  Register to join us for charoset making, seder plate making, the model seder, or ESER’s haggadah making.

Seder Squad members will receive their very own registration link!

Seder Plate Etching with the MEM Project

Sunday, March 31
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm $36

Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston

Why do we include certain items on the seder plate? What if you don’t have a seder plate or if there isn’t room on yours for everything you’d want to include? Now is your chance to design your own glass seder (or matzah) plate as you connect with other young adults (age 22-45) during this creative workshop. Taught by Tova Speter, director of The MEM Project, participants will learn glass etching techniques to create a beautiful plate that can be used in your Passover celebration. We’ll also engage in some learning about the seder plate to help inspire your design. There will be a light dinner as well. All are welcome–no prior art experience/Jewish learning necessary!

Crunchy, Sticky, Bitter, Boozy: A Model Seder Experience

Thursday, April 4
7:00 – 8:45 p.m.  $25
Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston

A crash course in everything Passover, especially for first timers and their friends. The Passover Seder is a celebration of our ongoing journey to spiritual and physical freedom, told through symbolic foods, ancient rituals, storytelling, and song This program is designed by Reform Jewish Outreach Boston. Everyone is welcome, including interfaith partners, LGBTQ couples and individuals, Jews from all backgrounds.

Making Memories in the Kitchen: Charoset from Around The World

Sunday, April 7
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. $10
Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave, Boston

A dash of this and a spoonful of that! Taste and smell bring us back to special moments in our lives. Gather to learn and prepare special recipes from TI members troves of taste. Share memories, enjoy conversation, and learn a few cooking tips from our star chef Phyllis Tobin.

DIY Haggadah Workshop with Eser

Sunday, April 7
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. $10
Location TBA

Tired of the same old Passover haggadahs? Want to infuse your seder with creativity and put your personal spin on the Passover story? Always wanted to learn the history and significance of the elements of the seder? Join Eser for a do-it-yourself (DIY) Haggadah Workshop!

The haggadah is the text that outlines the order of the symbolic meal of Passover, the seder. We’ll be discussing the various elements of the haggadah as we help you create your own unique booklet to take home and use for your Passover seder (or to bring to any you attend). No prior haggadah or craft knowledge necessary. Cost includes craft materials and snacks provided at the event.