With stay-at-home orders in place across the region, several local Jewish synagogues will host virtual Seders in observance of Passover, which runs from Wednesday, April 8 through Thursday, April 16.
Below we compiled a list of online services available to the public. Check the Jewish Federation sites for Southern New Jersey, Greater Philadelphia and Delaware for more updates.
Adath Israel of the Main Line
Wednesday, April 8 from 5:30-6:15 p.m.
Stream live on Zoom or dial in at 646-558-8656.
Beth Chaim Reform Congregation
Beth Chaim will hold a virtual seder on Thursday, April 9, the second night of Passover. For more information, email Robin Resnick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beth El (New Jersey)
Wednesday, April 8 at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Services will officiated by Rabbi Krupnick and Hazzan Pomerantz-Boro.
Second night service with Rabbi Gren will be held on Thursday, April 9 at 4:30 p.m. via Zoom.
Register at Bethelsnj.org/passover to receive the zoom links.
Beth Emeth (Wilmington)
Thursday, April 9 at 5:30 p.m.
Space is limited to the first 100 registrants. Sign up at Virtual Seder to receive the Zoom link to stream the service.
Thursday, April 9 at 6 p.m.
Second Night Passover Seder will be led by Rabbi Linda, Rabbi Nathan and rabbinic student Janine. Participants must fill out this Zoom meeting request to join.
Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m.
Enjoy a family-friendly seder. This gathering is free and open to the community. Register here to join the service.
Congregation Beth Or
Wednesday, April 8 - Lead by Senior Rabbi Gregory S. Marx
Part 1: 6:30-7:15 p.m.; Dinner Break: 7:15-8 p.m.
Part 2: 8- 8:30 p.m.
Join via Facebook
2nd Night Passover Seder at 5:30 p.m.
Beth Or Associate Rabbi, Jason Bonder, will host a young family-friendly Seder which will last about 30-45 minutes.
Congregation Kol Ami
Thursday, Apr 9 from 5-6:30 p.m.
Rabbi Berkowitz and cantorial soloist Rebecca Schwartz will lead a virtual seder for all ages. Stream via Zoom, but registration is required to gain access to the virtual stream.
Germantown Jewish Center
Wednesday, April 8 from 6-7:15 p.m.
The service will be led by Rabbi Adam Zeff. Stream live via Zoom or join via telephone by dialing 929-436-2866 and using code 105-990-467.
Thursday, April 9 from 6:30-8 p.m.
RSVP and download the Haggadah here. Feel free to display your favorite Seder items during the service!
Leyv Ha-Ir Virtual Community Seder
Thursday, April 9 at 6:30 p.m.
Stream online via Zoom or follow on the phone by dialing 929-205-6099 and use meeting ID 6957414648. For more information, email email@example.com or call 215-629-1995.
LGBTQ Community Seder Online
Sunday, April 12 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Hosted by J.Proud, the JFCS Initiative, Tribe12 and the Kol Tzedek LGBTQ Havurah
Registration required: Sign up here
This event is FREE, but any donations will go to running more programming for the Jewish LGBTQ community in Philadelphia.
Old York Road Temple - Beth Am
Thursday, April 9 (time N/A)
Pre-dinner service: Part 1 stream on Zoom
Post dinner service: Part 2 stream on Zoom
Seaside Jewish Community
Thursday, April 9 at 5:15 p.m.
Reb Lisa will host a virtual service; email Sara Rosen (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your interest in attending.
Rabbi Rigler and Cantor Marx have created an hour-long service that includes readings, songs and more for your at-home Seder. The video is available at Youtube.com/watch.
Virtual Seder and Passover services