Passover

Passover Seders Around the San Francisco Bay Area

The J-Weekly has an exhaustive list of Seders in the San Francisco Bay Area. If you are still without a Seder dash over and look through their list. The most common practice for Jewish families is to spend the first night of Seder at a home gathering with family and friends. Some synagogues won’t even…

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Published on March 28th, 2018

Where and with whom will you have Seder?

Here it comes, the most celebrated Jewish holiday of all, Passover! Where and with whom will you have Seder? A few years ago a Jewish woman participating in a Passover cooking workshop said, “I have a question. We have lived in the bay area for a few years but no one invites us for Seder….

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Community Seders 2017

FIRST NIGHT SEDERS Community Passover Seder Come join the OFJCC for our annual Community Passover Seder. This interactive, warm and welcoming event is perfect for the whole family! Enjoy a delicious Kosher for Passover meal, singing and matzo decorating! Special Note Regarding Registration: This event is being subsidized by the OFJCC Annual Fund. If you…

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Published on April 5th, 2017

2017 – Bring it ON!

Here we go – 2017! Our world has been shaken. I, for one, was stunned by the election results. The majority of my family and friends are in categories that feel increasingly unsafe. As a woman I have been subject to sexual harassment and as a Jew I have been told I wasn’t welcome (yes,…

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