The coronavirus pandemic has scuttled plans for large traditional gatherings this Passover, but there’s no shortage of online alternatives. Many synagogues and other Jewish institutions are planning to hold virtual seders this year on Zoom or other platforms. Often these are limited to synagogue members, but not always. Below is a list of online Passover seders that anyone can join.
92nd Street Y: The venerable Manhattan cultural institution is offering a free seder on Zoom for the second night of Passover, Sunday March 28 at 7:00 PM Eastern. More information and registration here. The Y is also offering a family seder that morning at 9:00 AM Eastern.
Lab/Shul: The artist-driven New York synagogue is hosting a Passover seder on Sunday, March 28 at 6:30 PM Eastern featuring Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Zen faith leaders, along with artists, elected officials, activists, and musicians. Details and registration here.
Beyt Tikkun: It’s particularly hard to feel free this Passover, but Beyt Tikkun’s second online “liberation seder” might help. The event is Sunday March 28 at 5:30 PM Pacific time. Details and registration here.
JewBelong: The reverently irreverent folks at JewBelong are hosting Burning Man-ischewitz, a free virtual Passover seder on March 27 at 7:00 PM Eastern. Click here for details and registration.
Bolton Street Synagogue: This Reform synagogue in Baltimore will host a Passover seder on Sunday, March 28 at 5:30 PM Eastern. Register here.
Isaac M. Wise Temple: This Cincinnati synagogue will host a seder aimed at young families on Sunday March 28 at 5:30 PM Eastern. Register here.
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