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, April 4, 2019 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: Friday, April 19, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.
Study and Seudah (festive meal)
First seder in your own homes.
Shabbat Saint Louis: Saturday, April 20, 2019
This is a community Shabbat Service during Passover. This year’s event is hosted by Congregation Shaare Emeth. Click here for the Shabbat Saint Louis flyer.
Location: Congregation Shaare Emeth, 11645 Ladue Rd. (63141)
9:30 a.m. – Clergy led Torah Study
10:30 a.m. – Shabbat St. Louis followed by a Kiddush.
Congregational 2nd Night Passover Seder (designed for all ages): Saturday, April 20 at 6:00 p.m.
Seder led by Rabbi Rosenberg and Cantor Eichaker. A delicious traditional seder meal, prepared at UH will be served.
Yizkor & Matzah Fry – Friday, April 26, 2019 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.