The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matza and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus. During Passover, we avoid chametz (leavened foods like bread, pasta) and even take care not to own any chametz. To do this, we temporarily sell the chametz in our home. This year Passover is celebrated from March 27 at sundown -April 4, 2021.
1. All guests will be either fully vaccinated (2 weeks after second dose) or have a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the Seder event. This includes children.
2. All guests will wear masks continuously except for at designated eating times.
3. Each household/pod will be seated at its own table. Tables will be a minimum of 6 feet from one another.
4. Seder will be held in the garage, with open windows that allow for extra air flow.
5. Seder will be an express experience with the most important elements of the Seder, and will take 1.5 hours.
6. Capacity will be reduced to facilitate protocols; please let us know early if you plan on attending.
We look forward to welcoming you and your family to the Seder in celebrating the Holiday of Freedom!