Passover

The week-long holiday of Passover, in which we celebrate our Exodus from Egypt, gives us several opportunities to come together as a community.


Washington Hebrew’s Community Seder

UPDATE: SOLD OUT!!

World map with continents made of spices, Seder Around the World in text

Friday, April 15, 6:00 pm
Temple

Join in as we explore the traditional themes of freedom and a springtime rebirth while letting our taste buds dive into Jewish foods from around the globe.

Seder
On-Demand

From kadeish (reciting the Kiddush) to nirtzah (the conclusion), this video from the WHC clergy team will help you lead your own seder.

AND JUSTICE FOR ALL: PASSOVER, FREEDOM, & THE JEWISH IMPERATIVE FOR LGBTQ+ RIGHTS

lgbtq flag with star of david in the center

Join us Wednesday, April 20th at 7 pm at Washington Hebrew Congregation for a special event as we celebrate LGBTQ+ freedoms and offer a road map for understanding, action, and compassion. A nosh will be provided.

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A Wider Bridge created a new inclusive flag whose rainbow colors and Star of David represent inseparable parts of the identities of LGBTQ Jews. (credit: A WIDER BRIDGE)


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Need Help With Your Seder Meal?

Signature Catering can help take the stress out of hosting the Passover holiday. (ORDERS FOR 2022 ARE NOW CLOSED)

Pickup is available at JBSC or other DC, Maryland, and Virginia locations.

Passover - Karpas (Parsley)

Passover Links & Resources

Creative Ideas For Your Passover Seder
Discover something “new” in the “old” Passover story with this resource from ReformJudaism.org.

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

Melodies
From classic melodies to contemporary twists, Spotify has a playlist of Passover songs to help fill your seder with music.

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.

Creating an Inclusive Seder
A few suggestions for how our seders and their messages can be fully welcoming—not just to those who share our tables, but to the greater community.

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 ReformJudaism.org outlines ways to help young children understand the importance of Passover.

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.

Passover - Karpas (Parsley)