Community seders and more


Beginning with the words: “Let all who are hungry come and eat,” the Passover seder is a journey that recreates the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt and the great Festival of Freedom with song, story and special festival foods. Here is a listing of some community seders (and other Passover-related events) in the Valley and Tucson. For more events, visit azjewishlife.com/calendar.

MARCH 22

MATZAPALOOZA
5:30-7 pm March 22 at Valley of the Sun JCC, 12701 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Prepare for the Passover holiday as a family!  Learn how to make matzah with Linda Feldman from BJE, decorate a Kiddush cup with PJ Library, create your own seder plate, design a family Haggadah and sing along with your favorite songs.  Members: $35; Guests: $50 per family up to 4 people; additional $8 per person.
RSVP: 480-634-4949 or youth@vosjcc.org

MARCH 25

PASSOVER FAMILY WORKSHOP & CHOCOLATE SEDER
9 am March 25 at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E. Fifth St., Tucson
All youth and their families are invited to join in preparing for Passover by bringing to life our people’s story. Includes chocolate seder. Free.
RSVP: By March 21 to 520-745-5550 ext. 227 or caiaz.org

MARCH 30

26TH ANNUAL COMMUNITY SEDER
7:30 pm March 30 at Chabad of Scottsdale, 10215 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Authentic seder with a four-course dinner, stories, songs and an English-Hebrew Haggadah.
$55 full-time resident adults, $ $25 children ($65 part-timers/guest adults, $30 children); after March 23 add $10/person
RSVP: 480-998-1410 or chabadofscottsdale.org

CHABAD TUCSON COMMUNITY SEDER
7 pm March 30 at Young Israel Chabad, 2443 E. Fourth St., Tucson
Authentic and family-friendly Passover seder led by Chabad Tucson’s Rabbis Yossie Shemtov and Yehuda Ceitlin with full course dinner, insights, stories and songs.
$45 adults ($54 after March 25), $25 children
RSVP: 520-881-7956 or chabadtucson.com

COMMUNITY PASSOVER SEDER
6:30 pm March 30 at Chabad Jewish Community Center, 1254 W. University Ave., Flagstaff
Enjoy the holiday of freedom at an upbeat inspirational seder, complete with a gourmet Passover dinner, the original hand-made shmurah matzah, and four cups of kosher wine. Journey through the Haggadah, with traditional songs, stories, and spiritual insights. Seder is English friendly so everyone can feel welcome.
$45-$50 adults, $$25-$30 ages 4-12, $10 NAU students
RSVP: 928-255-5756 or jewishflagstaff.com

PASSOVER SEDER
6:45 pm March 30 at Beth Emeth Congregation, 13702 W. Meeker Blvd., Sun City West
The Passover seder will be conducted by Rabbi Tracee Rosen.
Professionally catered by Gary Shindler of Designs in Food with a delicious and traditional strictly kosher menu.
$55 adults ($50 members), $25 ages 12 and under
RSVP: By March 13 to 623-584-7210 between 9 am and 1 pm weekdays

PESACH SEDER
March 30 at Chabad of Oro Valley, 1217 W. Faldo Dr., Oro Valley
Relive the exodus, discover the eternal meaning of the Haggadah, and enjoy a community seder complete with hand-baked matzah, wine and a wonderful kosher dinner.
RSVP: 520-477-8672 or jewishorovalley.com

MARCH 30 & 31

JEWISH STUDENTS SEDERS
7:30 pm March 30-31 at Chabad at University of Arizona, 1436 E. Drachman St., Tucson
U of A Chabad will be hosting warm interactive seders both nights of Passover. The seder will be English-friendly and not very prayer intensive.
RSVP: 520-820-8939 or jewishwildcats.com

MARCH 31

OR ADAM PASSOVER CULTURAL SEDER
5:30 pm March 31 at Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, 122 E Culver St, Phoenix
Or Adam Congregation is hosting this complete seder. Roast chicken or vegetarian dinner catered by Mark Vanek of The Dancing Chef. Open to members and non-members, people of all faiths and all denominations.
$50 adults ($40 AZJHS or Or Adam members), $15 ages 11-16, ages 10 & under free.
RSVP: By March 23 to 602-241-7870 or azjhs.org

SECOND NIGHT COMMUNITY PASSOVER SEDER
6 pm March 31at Temple Emanu-El, 225 N Country Club Road, Tucson
Join Rabbi Batsheva Appel and Cantorial Soloist Marjorie Hochberg for the celebration. Seder will be hamish (home-like), spiritually uplifting, filled with music and include a scrumptious kosher-for-Passover dinner. The seder is open to all.
RSVP: 520-327-4501 or tetucson.org

SECOND NIGHT PASSOVER SEDER
6:30 pm March 31 at Congregation Anshei Israel, 5550 E. Fifth St., Tucson
Participate in one of Judaism’s most beautiful and meaningful festivals.
Share great dialogue, family participation; supervised children’s play; traditional dinner by Handmaker Catering with entrée option of brisket, salmon or vegetarian.
$55 adults ($45 members), $40 children ($30 members), $38 college students & military
RSVP: By March 22 to synagoguedirector@caiaz.org

SECOND NIGHT SEDER
6 pm March 31 at Congregation Or Tzion, 9096 E. Bahia Dr. #106, Scottsdale
A joyful celebration and lots of fun!
The seder includes a complete kosher-for-Passover meal and stories to relive the Exodus. A community seder that feels like family.
RSVP: 480-342-8858 or congregationortzion.org

SECOND NIGHT SEDER
6 pm March 31 at Temple Solel’s Social Hall, 6805 E McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley
Conducted by Rabbi John Linder and Cantorial Soloist Todd Herzog. Enjoy a full-course, traditional, kosher-style for Passover meal.
RSVP: 480-991-7414 or templesolel.org

SECOND SEDER
8 pm March 31 at Chabad of Scottsdale, 10215 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
Authentic seder with a four-course dinner, stories, songs and an English-Hebrew Haggadah.
$50 full-time resident adults, $ $20 children ($60 part-timers/guest adults, $25 children); after March 25 add $10/person
RSVP: 480-998-1410 or chabadofscottsdale.org

APRIL 6

SHABBAT PASSOVER EXPERIENCE IN THE DESERT
5:30 pm April 6 at Saguaro National Park, East Broadway Blvd., Tucson
Relive our ancestors’ trek in the desert … in 40 minutes instead of 40 years. Easy walk in a beautiful park (1.3 mile) to the picnic area, activities for kids, then a brief Shabbat evening service and gorgeous sunset guaranteed. Bring a kosher-for-Passover picnic dinner, good walking shoes and a flashlight.
RSVP: 520-327-4501 or templeemanueltucson.org

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'Community seders and more' have 2 comments

  1. March 28, 2018 @ 10:48 am Alyssa

    Where is the University of Arizona Hillel seder under students?
    https://www.facebook.com/events/131827850976332/

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