Because someday Jack is going to get off his ass and pop the question and you’re going to get to plan that wedding you've been thinking about since third grade. Last line: Blessed are You, God, Spirit of the Universe, who has sanctified us with Your commandments, and commanded us concerning the washing of the hands…. We don’t do that anymore. The Jewish holiday of Passover commemorates the Israelite's exodus from slavery in Egypt and celebrates their liberation while recognizing their hardships. First line: It’s customary not to speak at all between washing your hands and saying the blessings over the matzah. Don’t miss either of these at your Seder. High Holidays Booklet - Just Print Copies! Robing for Passover. Register online for the Congregational Passover Seder" Wednesday, April 8 at 6:30 pm Note: If Take the middle piece and hold it up for everyone to see. A seder is comprised of a dinner as well as reading through the Haggadah, or Passover prayer book, which includes the story of Passover and various prayers to recite throughout the seder. While the Jewish holiday of Passover normally brings family and friends together, this year many will be commemorating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hillel, a first century rabbi, made this up. First line: Raise the matzah and recite two blessings: the regular bread blessing and then one specifically mentioning the mitzvah of eating matzah at Passover. More than four cups of 80% proof Uganda banana wine were served making everyone excessively happy by the end of the Seder. We say this short blessing after we all get some bitter herbs aka: horseradish, on our matzah. The Passover Seder / ˈ s eɪ d ər / (Hebrew: סֵדֶר 'order, arrangement'; Yiddish: סדר seyder) is a ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover.It is conducted throughout the world on the eve of the 15th day of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar (i.e., at the start of the 15th; a Hebrew day begins at sunset). For me and the Jewish community of Uganda, we do not need to imagine. It contains the blessings, prayers, songs, and stories to read. John 6:10-13). Each year as the community grows, Passover is the moment that we celebrate both our ancient and modern freedom. It includes an introduction to bring attention to our quest for truth, social justice, and peace. We pray for insight to act in loving ways to keep our communities safe. He wrapped up some Pesach lamb, some matzah and some bitter herbs and ate them together”…. By All Rights Reserved. When the festival occurs on Shabbat, start here: Prepare the meal of the supernal King. Get the latest in MyJewishLearning’s weekly blogs newsletter. First line: Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech ha-olam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu al achilat maror. The vegetable represents Spring and renewal… as Passover always takes place at the beginning of Spring. In our lifetime, we were rescued from ‘slavery’ and saved by divine intervention in order to celebrate. Festival Kiddush Blessing over the wine for the festival of Passover when the seder falls on Friday night. Today, with globalism and inclusion so key in making choices about engaging in Jewish life,Jewish& provides a forum for personal reflection, discussion, and debate. Mar 13, 2018 - Jewish holiday of Passover (Pesach). At Passover, every person is supposed to feel as though he himself left Egypt. Interestingly, John introduces the narrative of the feeding of five thousand in his gospel with a pointed reference to the Passover (John 6:4). First come, first serve. An additional candle blessing for women to read. The Jewish world is full of debates. Passover 2020 during the coronavirus quarantine is different from all other Passovers Let this be the year we work to not only heal the world, but to demand we never let our modern … Even though we don’t eat bread on Passover we still say HaMotzi (the blessing over the bread) during our Seder. The Passover Seder / ˈ s eɪ d ər / (Hebrew: סֵדֶר 'order, arrangement'; Yiddish: סדר seyder) is a ritual feast that marks the beginning of the Jewish holiday of Passover.It is conducted throughout the world on the eve of the 15th day of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar (i.e., at the start of the 15th; a Hebrew day begins at sunset). Last line: NEXT YEAR IN JERUSALEM…. The Internet is full of sites suggesting ways to make the Seder less boring, less long-winded, more inclusive and more appealing to fidgety kids. Tweet. First line: The telling of the story of Passover is framed as a discussion with questions and answers. First line: There are three pieces of matzah stacked on the table. The name benching came from the Yiddush term bentshn which means “to bless.” There is a much longer version of benching, but this relatively short and sweet one is really lovely. On Passover, wine represents royalty and freedom, as it is drunk in a reclining position like the great men and women of old. Whether the Seder meal is traditional or modern, no chametz (leavened food, which is forbidden on Pesach) is served at the Seder meal. The Four Questions "Prayer-Eoke" Videos. Last line: This year we are slaves; next year we will be free…. The original multicultural people, Jews have lived around the world for millennia. Last line: We praise God, Spirit of the Universe, who creates the fruits of the earth…. Have a great day! We wash our hands twice during the Seder. It makes us happy to know that you’re back. Passover, also known by its Hebrew name Pesach, is celebrated every spring. And though we face giants who aim to destroy us, and an enemy who’s always in a bad mood, we serve a joy-filled, patient, kind, and loving Father … There is no Torah portion to read, but share with your family the whole story of the Exodus. We also add in Shehecheyanu, a blessing said during celebrations, to say thank you for bringing us to this happy moment. COVID-19: A Modern Passover to Pentecost. The bitter herbs symbolize the bitterness of the slavery our ancestors endured. You are supposed to light the candles anyway on Passover and this reading is a notch above. Due to the Coronavirus threat, most of the ICEJ staff are having to work from home, but we all are busier than ever as we step up to the new challenges and opportunities of meeting ever-growing needs amid a nation in crisis, even as the time of our normal Passover holiday assistance begins. They’d share the sacrificial lamb along with unleavened bread and four cups of wine.