Guests are invited to celebrate Passover on March 29 and 30 at the 13th annual community Seder at the Chabad Community Center, 7 Village green Drive in Litchfield.
Passover is the festival, which commemorates the liberation of the Jews from Egypt. Every year, on the first two nights of the Passover holiday (which lasts for eight days), it is customary to conduct a “Seder”. The Seder is a festive event.
Rabbi Joseph Eisenbach will direct the Seder reading from and expounding upon the “Haggadah” – the book that tells the tale of the exodus of the Jews from Egypt. There will be singing and a five course holiday meal will be served.
“ Matzah” is the traditional wafer eaten by Jews during Passover symbolic of the bread which had no time to rise as the Jews hurried to leave Egypt 3320 years ago. Handmade Matzahs will be served at the Seder.
The Seder will be held both nights at 7:30 p.m. on March 29 and March 30. The cost per night, for adults is $49.00, children (under 12) – $25.00. Seniors are $36.00, under 5 are free . For reservations or more information please log on to: www.chabadNW.org/seder or call (860) 567.3609.
The Passover Seder Series is another project of Chabad Lubavitch of Northwest Connecticut.
Chabad Lubavitch is the world’s largest and fastest growing network of Jewish educational centers open to all, regardless of religious affiliation or level of knowledge. The organization’s objective is to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere for all to explore the Jewish heritage in a non judgmental environment, with a goal to create a positive Jewish experience for everyone. Visit www.chabadNW.org for more information.