All the Information You Need to Celebrate Pesach this Year!
Beth Jacob is hosting two Online Community Sedarim:
- A traditional community seder on the first night, Saturday, March 27 at 7:30 pm led by Rabbi Adam Rubin
- Lil’ Seder – A community seder more geared toward families with children Sunday, March 28 at 6 pm led by Rabbi Tamar Magill-Grimm
Everyone is welcome! Please sign up; select whether you want to be a part of it, or if you want to be a part of it AND are willing to help lead a part of the seder.
Also, we will be arranging smaller online seder groups for the second night, Sunday, March 28.
For Pesach Torah readings, scroll down to the Service schedule.
If you would like a haggadah (the same one that will be used at the Beth Jacob online community seder, pictured), they will be available at Beth Jacob. Whether or not you join a BJC seder, feel free to use these online haggadot:
- The Rabbinical Assembly’s ‘Feast of Freedom’
- The Shalom Hartman Institute’s ‘A Different Night’
- The Kveller Haggadah
- PJ Library’s ‘In Every Generation’
- The Rabbinical Assembly’s Haggadah supplement for 5781
Selling Your Chametz (Mechirat Chametz), and Gifts to those in need at Pesach (Ma’ot Hittim):
Sell yours here: Mechirat Chametz/Ma’ot Hittim Form
- Siddur Lev Shalem for Shabbat/Pesach
- Counting the Omer – Siddur Lev Shalem
- Yizkor – Siddur Lev Shalem
Service Schedule (All services online):
Pesach Services will be at the normal service links: Beth-Jacob.org/Shabbat on Shabbat, Beth-Jacob.org/Minyan on other Yom Tov and Hol Hamoed days. Yom Tov services will also be streamed at Beth-Jacob.org/YouTube.
|Thursday, March 25||7 am: Service and Siyum for First Born|
|Friday, March 26||7:15 pm – Shabbat Candlelighting|
Saturday, March 27
7:30 pm: BJC Online Community Seder
8:17 pm – Candlelighting (From a pre-existing flame)
Sunday, March 28
|9:00 am: 1st Day of Passover Services
6 pm: Lil’ Seder
8:19 pm – Candlelighting (From a pre-existing flame)
|Monday, March 29||9:00 am: 2nd Day of Passover Services – Story Day
8:20 pm: Havdalah
|Tuesday, March 30||7:00 am: Hol Hamoed Pesach Services
|Wednesday, March 31||7:00 am: Hol Hamoed Pesach Services|
|Thursday, April 1||7:00 am: Hol Hamoed Pesach Services|
|Friday, April 2||7:00 am: Hol Hamoed Pesach Services
7:24 pm – Candlelighting
|Saturday, April 3||9:00 am: 7th Day of Passover Services
8:26 pm – Candlelighting (From a pre-existing flame)
|Sunday, April 4||9:00 am: 8th Day of Passover Services
8:27 pm -Havdalah
A Pesach Schedule/Guide – Printable Candle Lighting and Service Times, and all manner of Pesach info (coming soon)!
The 15 Steps to the Seder – Keeping it in Order!
From the Rabbinical Assembly
- Rabbinical Assembly Pesach Guide – Kashering, permitted foods, and more!
- RA Kashrut Subcommittee Recommendations for Pesah 5781
- Special Preparation when Pesach follows Shabbat
Online Resources to help with your seder:
Haggadah builder from Haggadot.com: make your own!
Pesach Resources from USCJ – United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
Jewish Journal’s How Different Will This Night Be: 10 Tips for Your Virtual Seder
Haggadah supplements and seder readings from AJWS
My Jewish Learning – A variety of information, Pesach and year-round.
Conservative Yeshiva Passover Resource Page
Rabbinical Assembly Passover Resource Page
Jewish Grandparents Network Passover Resource Page
Onetable’s Spotify Playlist
The HIAS Haggadah
Finally, if you’re not comfortable with a Zoom Seder, here’s a seder-like video from the Rabbinical Assembly to watch instead (or in addition to!).
Note: A limited number of Haggadot are available for sale at the Beth Jacob office.
Please call 651-452-2226 for details.