Passover Seders, Events Scheduled

Spring has officially sprung (on the calendar, at least) and Passover is right around the corner. Don’t have Seder plans yet? Here are some upcoming community Passover events to put on your calendar:

BEKI Offers Passover Services

Congregation Beth El-Keser Israel, 85 Harrison Street, New Haven, 


April 20 - First Day Passover - 9:15 a.m. – noon, 1-1:30 p.m.

April 21 - Second Day Passover - 9:15 a.m. – noon, 5:45-6:15 p.m.

Mon.-Wed. - Hol HaMoed Passover - 7-7:45 a.m., 5:45-6:15 p.m.

April 25 - Hol HaMoed Passover- 8:15-9 a.m., 5:45-6:15 p.m.

April 26 - Seventh Day Passover - 9:15 a.m. – noon, 6-6:45 p.m.

April 27 - Eighth Day Passover (with Yizkor) -9:15 a.m. – noon, 5:45 -6:15 p.m. 

Chabad Offers Community Passover Seder

First Seder night, Friday, April 19, at 7:15 p.m. will be celebrated at Chabad-HCW. Enjoy handmade Shmurah Matzah, four cups of wine, delicious food, traditional customs, and inspiring Passover insights. $36/adult, $18/child. RSVP by April 14: No one will be turned away due to lack of funds.

CMI Holds Congregational Seder

Congregation Mishkan Israel will host its annual community Passover Seder on the second night of Passover, Saturday, April 20, at 6 p.m. Call the synagogue offi ce for prices. Advance reservations, by April 12, required. Call (203)288-3877 or go to cmihamden. org. 

Enjoy a Chocolate Seder!

The Jewish Women’s Circle of Milford will meet for a fun pre-Passover event on Tuesday, April 9. Explore the steps of the Seder, chocolate-style! Dip fruit in chocolate fondue, enjoy four cups of chocolate-inspired drinks, and make s’mores sandwiches, all while gleaning inspiration and meaning from the Hagaddah. Other refreshments served. $12/person. RSVP:

Second Night at TBT

Temple Beth Tikvah’s Second Night Passover Seder will be held on Saturday, April 20, at 6 p.m. Includes a catered Seder meal with home-cooked delights; vegetarian and vegan options. Deadline is April 12. Cost: Adults and children ages 13+ - $50 each; Children ages 5 - 12 years - $18 each; and, Children age four years and under are free. No one turned away due to lack of funds! Contact rabbi@ For reservations, call (203)245-7028 or by email to admin@ Go to: for details. 

Temple Emanuel Holds Seder Workshop, First Night Seder 

On March 24 from 10-11 a.m., Temple Emanuel of Greater New Haven, 150 Derby Ave., Orange, will hold an adult workshop on how to make your Seder more meaningful. Temple Emanuel’s First Night Passover Seder will be held April 19 at 6:30 p.m. Sign up by April 12. Members and non-members are welcome. Do not let the cost prevent you and your family from attending - speak to Rabbi Farbman confi dentially. To sign up, go to: or call (203) 397-3000. 

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