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 our 2nd night congregational seder, our festival and Yizkor services, and Shabbat St. Louis, our St. Louis Reform Community Shabbat Celebration, which happens on the Shabbat during Passover.
Women’s Seder: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Annual Seder hosted by the Women of UH. Traditionally participants bring their favorite side dish or dessert and the Women of UH (Sisterhood) provides the brisket.
UH Brotherhood Pizza & Beer Chameitz Party: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Fast of the Firstborn/Ta’anit Bechorot: Friday, March 30, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.
Study and Seudah (festive meal)
First seder in your own homes.
Shabbat Saint Louis: Saturday, March 31, 2018
This is a community Shabbat Service during Passover. This year’s event is hosted by Congregation Temple Israel. Click here for the Shabbat Saint Louis flyer.
Location: Congregation Temple Israel, #1 Rabbi Alvan D. Rubin Dr. (Ladue Rd. at Spoede)
9:00 a.m. – Clergy led Torah Study
10:00 a.m. – Shabbat St. Louis followed by a Kiddush.
Congregational 2nd Night Passover Seder (designed for all ages): Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Seder led by Rabbi Rosenberg, Rabbi Shapiro and Cantor Eichaker. A delicious traditional seder meal, prepared at UH will be served.
Registration is closed.
Yizkor & Matzah Fry – Friday, April 6 at 9:00 a.m.
Festival and Yizkor service in the Millstone Sanctuary followed by a Matzah Fry (approximately 10:15) in the Messing Auditorium.
For more on the history and traditions of Passover, click here.
NCJW’s Passover Seder Insert on Human Trafficking.