What is it?
Pesach, known as Passover in English, is a major Jewish spring festival, commemorating the Exodus from Egypt over 3,000 years ago. The ritual observance of this holiday centers around a special home service called the seder (meaning “order”) and a festive meal; the prohibition of chametz (leaven); and the eating of matzah (an unleavened bread). On the fifteenth day of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar, Jews gather with family and friends in the evening to read from a book called the haggadah, meaning “telling,” which contains the order of prayers, rituals, readings, and songs for the Passover seder. Today, the holiday is a celebration of freedom and family.
How is it celebrated at Synagogue of the Hills?
The Passover holiday is celebrated community seder for members and friends of Synagogue of the Hills. Stay tuned to SOTH social media for updates on the seder.
Congregants lead the seder celebrating the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt.