Few Jewish holidays evoke the same warm sentiments as Passover. Memories of family and friends, the four cups of wine, the four questions the Matzah. It’s no wonder that Passover is so popular in the Jewish community.
This year, you can find the Festival’s warmth and tradition right here in North Metro Denver at Chabad of NW Metro Denver’s community seders on Monday April 10 and Tuesday April 11.
The first night Seder on Monday April 10 is geared for singles, couples and families of all ages who appreciate an early finish to the Seder but don’t want to miss out on the beautiful Seder traditions and meaningful commentary. In addition, a children’s Seder program will be held that includes a kids menu, arts and crafts and clown show. The first seder begins at 6:30 pm and is held at Front Range Community College in Westminster.
The second night Seder on Tuesday April 11 is unique in that Rabbi Benjy and Leah Brackman – directors of the Chabad center – will be opening their family Seder to the community. This Seder will include all the traditions including a nightfall start and a midnight finish. Much of the commentary and explanations for this seder is provided by the younger members of the rabbi’s family who enjoy the opportunity to share with the community the traditions and teachings of the holiday.
Included in each Seder will be a delectable dinner, a choice of fine wines and handmade round ‘Shmurah’ Matzah. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available upon request.
All are welcome to join the community Seder, regardless of affiliation or background. Reservations and more information can be found online at www.COJewish.com/seder. Cost: is $35 adult Child $20
What is the holiday of Passover?
The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated this year from sundown on Monday evening, April 10, until after nightfall on Tuesday April 18 (2017). Passover commemorates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt and will be celebrated with festive “Seder” dinners on April 10 and 11 (2017). Other holiday observances include no consumption of leavened products such as bread and pasta during the entire eight days, instead eating unleavened matzah and other kosher for Passover products. Additional information about the Passover holiday is available at www.COJewish.com/Passover.
About the Sponsoring Organization
Chabad of NW Metro Denver offers Jewish education, outreach and social service programming for families and individuals of all ages, backgrounds and affiliations. For more information, contact Chabad of NW Metro Denver at 720-984-5805 or visit online at www.COJewish.com.