Passover, one of the oldest and most popular of the Jewish holidays, celebrates the ideal of human freedom in a setting of family unity and love. Passover or “Pesach” takes place on the full moon of the first month of the Hebrew calendar, at the beginning of spring in Israel. Our ancestors left Egypt by the light of the full moon. In the long wandering that took them out of bondage and eventually to the promised land, our people began a new life, just as the earth begins anew each spring. This year, we will recommit to our responsibility to protect the stranger, the poor, and the vulnerable.
The Haggadah, which means “the telling,” is the guidebook for the retelling of the Exodus story. The word Seder, meaning “order,” refers to the structure of the service. Click here or the image above to read CHJ’s 2022 Haggadah.
This year, Pesach ran from Friday, April 15 to Friday, April 22, 2022. Whether you celebrated with a family gathering or solely with us, we hope you enjoyed the in-person and virtual gathering on Tuesday, April 19th with a catered 4-course meal and humanistic service led by our own Rochelle Green. Song-leader Emily Shufrin and many readers participated as we celebrated together with old friends and met new ones. We welcomed the prophets Elijah and Miriam. We hid the afikomen for children to find.
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Click here for our invitation with more details. Members are encouraged to get tickets early in March on Eventbrite, with options to pay by credit card or Paypal. Ticket prices will partially cover this special and meaningful event. A convenience fee per ticket of $3 will alleviate work for our volunteer committee compiling the RSVP and table seating. Members who must pay with a check instead of credit, please complete the form below.
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