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Passover 2020

See bottom of this page for Passover resources


Sunday, March 29 at 11am
“Conducting a Pesech Seder in a Time of Pandemic” with Rabbi Spitz in the Family Life Center
Click here to view the teaching by Rabbi Spitz


Wednesday, April 8
First Seder: To enhance your home celebration click Here for  audio bytes and songs from Rabbi Spitz and Carl Cedar

Thursday, April 9  
10:00 am: Day 1 –Passover Day 1 service with Amy Robinson Katz and Rabbi Spitz
Watch Live: https://youtu.be/MZxD3lkL_U0

Thursday, April 9
7:30-8:30pm Join CBI for a virtual community Sedar.
Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/6721859317?pwd=Ykl1cTM5MmVCSnkycWFpYzYwVDFYUT09
Meeting ID: 672-185-9317
Password: 181818
Community Seder Hagadah

Friday, April 10
10:00 am: Passover Day 2 service with Amy Robinson Katz and Rabbi Spitz
Watch Live: https://youtu.be/IYuHnUlU8Z8
6:00 pm: Friday night services with Carl Cedar and Rabbi Spitz
Watch Live: https://youtu.be/srsBnPor-P4

Saturday, April 11
10:00 am: Yismachu Shabbat Service
Watch Live:  https://youtu.be/VcwnRrT-zk4

Wednesday, April 15
10:00 am: Passover Day 7 service with Amy Robinson Katz and Rabbi Spitz
Watch Live: https://youtu.be/Kf0ij_ilMNY

Thursday, April 16
10:00 am: Passover Day 8 Yizkor service with Amy Robinson Katz and Rabbi Spitz
Watch Live: https://youtu.be/GrpCWNDyYFQ

Passover Resources:

Resources to enhance your Seder
The Order of the Haggadah, a Program
A detailed guide for the preparation of foods for Pesech
Los Angles Jewish Journal, “Rice and beans for Ashkenazi Jews on Passover?”
Reisner and Levin, “A Teshuvah permitting Ashkenzin to eat kitniyot on Passover”
Elliot Cosgrove, A Manhattan Rabbi’s Sermon on kitniyot and why he will not be eating rice during Passover
Video from Rabbi Ed Feinstein: https://vimeo.com/209645781
A Global Justice Haggadah from American Jewish World Service – download a copy
Explore the connections between the ancient Passover story and today’s refugees with the HIAS Haggadah: https://www.hias.org/passover