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Passover

 

Happy Passover • חג פסח שמח

We wish you and the entire Jewish people a Passover filled with meaning, joy, renewal, and peace. Discover supplements to the seder for our post-October 7 world, in addition to our Passover programming, services and resources below.

 

Special Pesach Resources 5784: How to Address 10/7 and its aftermath

There is so much to say this year. Here are just a few resources to help you find your words:

A Haggadah Supplement for 5784 from the Shalom Hartman Institute

Mah Nishtanah? A Different Seder in a Post-October 7th World from ARZA

Prayers, Poems, Songs and Meditations in Response to October 7 from the CCAR

Prayer for the Return of the Hostages from the Chief Rabbi of Israel

 

How to Kasher Your Kitchen!

Some helpful advice from our friends at Hadar:


Services & Events
April 2024 • Nissan 5783

 

Monday, April 22

Special Morning Minyan & Chametz Search • 7:30 am
Join us for a special "Chametz Burning" edition of our Morning Minyan. Watch your newsletter for link information. More info about our Morning Minyan is HERE.

First Seder
While we will not have a congregational seder this year, we wish you and your family a joyous celebration! See the section at the top of this page if you have an extra seat at your seder or if you're looking for a seat at a seder. See the bottom of this page for great resources that can add to your seder experience.


Tuesday, April 23

First Day Pesach Service • 10:00 am
Join Rabbi Debra Landsberg and Cantor Judy Adelman Gershon as we celebrate Pesach together as a Temple Emanu-El family. In-person and on Zoom. No registration required. All are welcome. Watch your newsletter for link information or contact us for more info.

Second  Seder
While we will not have a congregational seder this year, we wish you and your family a joyous celebration! See the section at the top of this page if you have an extra seat at your seder or if you're looking for a seat at a seder. See the bottom of this page for great resources that can add to your seder experience.

 

Wednesday, April 24 - Friday, April 26

Special Morning Minyan • 7:30 am
Join us in-person or online for our daily minyan for Chol Hamoed Pesach including daily Torah readings and Hallel for the holiday. All are welcome. Watch your newsletter for link information or contact us for more info. Times vary due to statutory holidays, etc. More info about our Morning Minyan is HERE.

 

Saturday, April 27

Shabbat Chol HaMoed Pesach Learning • 9:00 am
Join Rabbi Debra Landsberg for an hour of Torah study before services. Held in-person and on Zoom. All are welcome. Watch your newsletter for link information or contact us for more info.

Shabbat Chol HaMoed Pesach Morning Service  with the Temple Emanu-El Choir • 10:30 am
Join Rabbi Debra Landsberg and Cantor Judy Adelman Gershon for a special Chol Hamoed Pesach edition of our Shabbat Morning Services.  Our Temple Emanu-El choir will join us in song. Held in-person and on Zoom. All are welcome. Watch your newsletter for link information or contact us for more info.

 

Sunday, April 28

Special Morning Minyan • 8:30 am
Join us in-person or online for our daily minyan for Chol Hamoed Pesach including daily Torah readings and Hallel for the holiday. All are welcome. Watch your newsletter for link information or contact us for more info. Times vary due to statutory holidays, etc. More info about our Morning Minyan is HERE.

 

Monday, April 29

7th Day Pesach Yizkor  Service • 10:00 am
Join Rabbi Debra Landsberg and Cantor Judy Adelman Gershon for 7th Day Pesach Yizkor service. Held in-person and on Zoom. All are welcome. Watch your newsletter for link information or contact us for more info.


Passover Resources

For more Fun & Meaning at Your Seders... or Anytime

 

URJ Passover Resources

The URJ (Union for Reform Judaism) has put together resources to help make the most of your Pesach celebration. Click HERE.

 

JIAS Passover Seder Supplement • Click HERE

This  supplement from JIAS links current events and the world refugee crisis with the Passover story, encouraging meaningful social-action-oriented discussion around the seder table.

 

PJ Library Passover Resources • Click HERE

 Downloadable kids' haggadah, Passover videos, stories and LOTS more!

 

Cooking for Pesach • לבשל לפסח

Did you miss this great Pesach cooking program with Rose Reisman? Watch it now on YouTube HERE.

 

The Pesach Story, Family Style

Go back in time to ancient Egypt with our own Cantor Judy Adelman Gershon and David Gershon to relive the Pesach story. Use these fun videos for your kids any time to enhance your Passover family celebrations!

Part 1 (7.5 minutes) • CLICK HERE
Part 2 (8 minutes) • CLICK HERE

More Passover Video Resources & Songs from Judy & David: Click HERE
 

Passover Music Videos by Temple Emanu-El Members:

Safe on the Shore by Judy Adelman Gershon, including members of our Temple Emanu-El Choir

Miriam's Song by Debbie Friedman, arr. Judy Adelman Gershon & Jared Gershon

 

Mon, April 22 2024 14 Nisan 5784