Online Offerings from Bonai Shalom – 4/1 through 4/11

Online Offerings from Bonai Shalom – 4/1 through 4/11

Everyone is invited to join in the following Passover online events from Congregation Bonai Shalom.

Passover Services

Wednesday, April 8, at 11:00 am: Biyyur Chametz with Rabbi Marc – Join Rabbi Marc for a communal, virtual biur hametz, the ritual declaration and nullification of all hametz before Pesach begins later that evening.

Thursday, April 9th, at 9:30 am: Live Stream First Day Passover Services –

Saturday, April 11, 9:30 am: Live Stream Shabbat Services –
**There will not be Kabbalabazoom or regular Kabbalat Shabbat Zoom on the Shabbat during Passover. Keep an eye out for links to other synagogues’ events to get your Friday Night Shabbat on.**

Passover Events

Wednesday, April 1st, at 6:15 pm & Sunday, April 5th, at 2:00 pm: Passover Cooking with Jessica! Hello friends! In this strange time when everything seems to have moved online, cooking classes are no different and I am very excited to invite you into my kitchen for a couple of Passover lessons. Please join me for some food fun – all while maintaining social distancing in the comfort of your own home. On the Bonai website you will find an ingredient and equipment list, you can follow along at the same time or save it for later. No need to RSVP, just log in at the right time and join the class. All dishes vegan, gluten-free, nut free, soy-free, kosher for Passover and delicious. This lesson will be fun for adults and children and the food have plenty of opportunity for hands-on help for children of all ages. Please email me with any questions. I am so excited to cook with you all!

Friday, April 3rd, at 9:00 am: How to Host a Virtual Seder, Led by – Are you thinking about hosting a virtual Seder? If yes, it is likely that this is your first time doing so! Join this class to get some training ahead of the Seder. More information on how to connect to this class forthcoming.

Sunday, April 5th, at 11:00 am: Four Questions and Beyond: Preparing for Pesach with Rabbi Rosalie Osian –

Tuesday, April 7th, at 7:00 pm: How Do We Reconcile Wrongdoings in our Past? American Jews and the Civil War with Karen Raizen – How do we explain why Jews owned enslaved Africans, and that Jews supported and fought for the Confederacy? What does it mean when people in a community make choices that seem to be against that community’s values? What if those choices are not just unethical but possibly evil? In our own times, we have seen countless examples of segregation or persecution of minority populations, both in the United States and worldwide. Texts from different perspectives and time periods offer varying responses to these uncomfortable historical realities.

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