co-led by Rabbis Menachem Creditor and Daniel Kohn
Tuesday, March 26, at 6:00 pm
Catered by KosherCraft (Janice MacMillan). Cost is $53/adult ; $37/child 10-2; $12/child 2-0 ; $156/family. RSVP by Wednesday, March 20th (Final Deadline) to email@example.com. There are 2 options to make payment- either pay online at www.netivotshalom.org and use the "Make a Donation" tab and enter "2nd Night Community Seder" in the description field or send your check to Congregation Netivot Shalom and write "Seder" on the memo line.
Fair Trade Chocolate for Pesach!
Were it not for the heroic work of CNS members Leslie Gordon,Mark Priven, Joel Siegel, & Robin Braverman, the right questions would never have made their ways to the right people. and now, thanks to the holy work of Ilana Schatz, Fair Trade Judaica, and our teacher Rabbi Aaron Alexander, we can all say SHEHECHIYANU!! -- Fair Trade Chocolate for your Passover Seder!!!!
(copies are available in the shul office during regular hours)
Chametz is leavened food forbidden on Pesach. According to Halachah (Jewish law), we may not own, eat or benefit from chametz during Passover. It has become a practice to temporarily sell one's chametz (via their rabbi) to someone who is not Jewish, who owns the chametz during Pesach and relinquishes it after Pesach.
Yeshivat Lev Pesach: Two Nights - Three Opportunities for Learning coming up in March!:
How to Lead Your Own Seder
with Harry and Judy Radousky, Monday, March 18: 7:30-9:00 PM
Ready to lead your very first (or 2nd or 3rd) Seder but panicking at the thought? Perhaps you've lead Seders but want to brush up on your "technique." Join Judy and Harry as they walk you through the steps of the Seder and offer suggestions and ideas about how to make your Seder the most rewarding yet.
How to Add Meaning to Your Seder with Rabbi Shalom Bochner, Tuesday, March 19: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Are you starting to become bored with your Seder - "Same Old Same Old?" Want to put more zest into the Seder, not to mention wowing your family and friends with your new insights and analyses of what the Seder is really about. Join Rabbi Bochner for an evening of learning and discovery.
This is the Haggadah we use. What do you use? With David Stein, Tuesday, March 19: 8:15 PM - 9:15 PM
Sidurim may vary within a Jewish stream of ritual tradition, but Haggadot can vary from household to household. The worlds occupied by some Haggadot can be so different from what we may be accustomed to that we may find it hard to imagine a Seder using them. In our short workshop we will dig into several Haggadot to discover the world the compiler had in mind when they were composed.
I had a beautiful day today. I stood with my sister, a passionate rabbi serving the U.S. Navy as a chaplain, at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. We remembered our grandfather of blessed memory, who fought for America and shared hard-earned wisdom with his children and grandchildren.
I looked to my right and saw the Washington Monument. Looked to my left at the Lincoln Memorial. I read quotes engraved on massive stones. And I felt, to my core, one sad feeling: too much war.
Too. Much. War.
The quotes and certain retellings of history would have me believe that we fought for pure purposes: we fought for religious freedom, we fought to end slavery, we fought for freedom for all humanity, we fought to end tyranny. But it's also true that we fought (and fight) for economic interests. It&…