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The week-long holiday of Passover, in which we celebrate our Exodus from Egypt, gives us several opportunities to come together as a community, including Congregational and Young Professionals seders, our festival and Yizkor services, and a Freedom seder we host for our interfaith neighbors.

Holiday Cooking Class


Kick your culinary skills and holiday menus up a notch and go “Into the (Holiday) Kitchen with L’Academie de Cuisine.


Tuesday, March 13, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Spicy Lentil Soup with Tangy Yogurt
Grain Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash, Dried Cherries, Goat Cheese, and Sherry Vinaigrette
Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce and Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
Pear Almond Tart with Handmade Crème Fraîche Ice Cream

Register for this class!

The cost is $95. Enrollment is limited and open to adults (21 and over only) on a first-come, first-served basis. Menu is subject to change.

Class will be held at L'Academie de Cuisine, 5021 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814.

Visit our webpage to learn more and register for our High Holy Day and Hanukkah cooking classes.




Passover is a celebration of freedom and family, connecting our past to the present. Use these resources to help deepen your engagement with the holiday this year.

Creative Ideas For Your Passover Seder
Discover something "new" in the "old" Passover story with this resource from

Customs and Rituals
Explore the customs and rituals of Passover in this guide from

Disabilities-Friendly Seder
How can you make your seder friendly for everyone, including those with disabilities? This article from has tips to make your seder accessible for everyone sitting at the table.

Songs help connect us to the seder and to our history. Discover some of these beloved melodies with this resource from

Passover Seder for Interfaith Families
Feeling overwhelmed by all the details of Passover? "Setting the Passover Table" from InterfaithFamily provides the information you need to host a seder, even if you didn't grow up with this tradition.

Passover Seder for Young Children (4-5 Years)
How do you make the holiday meaningful for the youngest members of your family? This resource from outlines ways to help young children understand the importance of Passover.

Looking for something delicious to help you and your family observe the holiday? has a wide selection of Passover recipes.

Recipes: The Best of Passover
The Jewish Food Experience has rounded up a list of the best recipes to meet your food needs this Passover.

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