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 30, 2017 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.
Fast of the Firstborn/Ta’anit Bechorot: Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.
Service, Study and Seudah (festive meal)
First seder in your own homes.
Passover Service: Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.
Congregational 2nd Night Passover Seder (designed for all ages): Tuesday, April 11, 2017 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.
Shabbat Saint Louis: Saturday, April 15, 2016
This is a community Shabbat Service during Passover. The theme is “B’Yachad – Together.” This year’s event is hosted by Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community in partnership with the JCC.
Location: JCC Arts & Education Building, Staenberg Family Complex
2 Millstone Campus Dr., 63146
9:00 a.m. – Clergy led Torah Study
10:00 a.m. – Shabbat St. Louis followed by a Kiddush.
Yizkor & Matzah Fry – Friday, April 29, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
Festival and Yizkor service in the Millstone Sanctuary followed by a Matzah Fry (approximately 10:45) in the Messing Auditorium.
For more on the history and traditions of Passover, click here.