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Passover rites at Sons of Israel

First Congregation Sons of Israel, 161 Cordova St., the oldest synagogue in the Nation’s Oldest City, invites all to join in the second night Pesach, April 11.

Rabbi Joel Fox will lead a conservative egalitarian service at 6 pm. Seder service will begin at 6:30 pm, led by Rabbi Fox and assisted by Heather Naughton.

Seder meal will be prepared by Congregation members. Kosher Passover wine served.

For reservations call 904-829-9532 or e-mail fcsil924@gmail.com.

Donation is:

Adults                                            $25 each

Students, age 14 and up              $20

Children, age 4-13                        $10

Children, age 3 and under           no charge

 

PASSOVER

Pesach (Passover) is described as a eight-day festival celebrated in early spring from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew Month of Nissan (April 10-18, 2017. Ir commemorates the emanicipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. It is observed by avoiding leaven and highlighted by the Seder meals that includes four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs and retelling the story of the Exodus.

 

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