The theme of overcoming hardship continues this year: we are a people adept at overcoming hardship and we will continue to do so.
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New Horizons Virtual Programs for adults 55+
April 13 • 1 - 2 pm
Preparing your Seder Plate - what to put on it? We have our traditional symbols such as the shank bone and the maror. Let's explore these and other non-traditional symbols, together with Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg.
Register by email to Merle Haltrecht-Matte at email@example.com
Passover is almost here!
Have we got a Haggadah for you!
Download your free copy of the PJ Library Family Haggadah to help you tell the story of Passover during the seder. This year, our Haggadah can be found in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian!
Here are some ideas to help your families
Share ahead of the seder: Prior to Passover, family members can send written Haggadah insights, stories, words of encouragement and affection to family members for them to open and read at appropriate moments of the seder. (Tip courtesy of Machzikei Hadas)
Virtual seders: Some families are considering how to conduct a "virtual" seder where they will connect to their loved ones through online video conferencing, with programs such as Google Hangouts, Facetime, Zoom, YouTube, Instagram, and WhatsApp.
For those who don't use technology on holidays: Consider an earlier online mini-seder before the candle-lighting to engage young children and grandparents. This allows the children to share with their grandparents, enjoy a meal together, (many kids have to eat earlier), then later on, the family can go offline to complete the other halachic aspects of the seder. (Note:The time can be late for people with young children or those trying to involve grandparents. Tip courtesy of Stacy Goldstein)
Tips: Not everyone is familiar with video conferencing technology, but there are many how-tos online and it is advisable to do a practice chat in the days before to make sure family members understand how it works.
See tips more tips here: How to use Zoom https://www.wired.com/story/tips-for-using-zoom/