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Pre Passover Learning Opportunities:
Want to prep for the Seder you are leading? Just want a refresher before the holiday hits? All of the Hillel staff are available for one-on-one or small group learning. Please contact Debbie Yunker for more details.
April 16, 6 PM at Steinhardt Hall - Hillel
"Understanding the Role of the 4 Sons in the Haggadah" - A class given by Rabbi Jonathan Shulman
All seders are open to students and community members from every level of experience and we welcome you to attend any of them!
Grad Students Click Here!
You may use your campus meal plan for dinner. Penn students with meal plans can reserve Seders at Penn Hillel here.
If you do not have a meal plan please click on this link to register and pay for the Seders.
1st Night Monday, April 18th
Seders at Penn Hillel's Steinhardt Hall
Check-in starts at 7:30pm - First Seder begins at 8:15 pm
***5 different seders to choose from***
- Conservative Seder with Rabbi Mike Uram, Penn Hillel Director, in the Falk Dining Commons,
- Reform Seder with Rabbi Joel Nickerson and student leader Leanne Gale in Berkowitz Living Room
- Orthodox Seder with Barry Weiss, Mashgiach, in the the Riklis Lounge
- Grad Seder - Click here
- Smaller student led seders will also be happening in the building - contact Abby Jablansky
2nd Night Tuesday, April 19th
Check-in begins at 8:00 pm - Seder at Penn Hillel's Steinhardt Hall begins at 8:30 pm
- Large seder in the Falk Dining Commons (Conservative/Reform) led by Debbie Yunker, Penn Hillel Assistant Director
- Orthodox Seder with Barry Weiss, Mashgiach
- Smaller student led seders will also be happening in the building
OR...PLAN AND HOST YOUR OWN SEDER!
Passover Across Penn: Host your own Seder! The Jewish Renaissance Project will supply food, haggadahs, Seder plates and the amazing staff will help you with planning!
All kosher for Passover meals are at Steinhardt Hall's Falk Dining Commons - Click here for the full meal schedule.
If you have a campus meal plan you can use it for the meals. Click here for reservations.
For more information about pricing for non-meal plan holders click here.
Shabbat Dinner - Friday, April 22nd - 8:30 pm
Shabbat Lunch - Saturday, April 23rd - 11:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Dinner - Saturday April 23rd - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Dinner Buffet/Third Meal
Sunday Holiday Dinner, April 24th - First seating: 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Second seating: 9:00 pm -10:30 pm
Monday Holiday Lunch, April 25th - 11:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Monday Holiday Dinner, April 25th - First seating: 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Second seating: 9:00 pm -10:30 pm
Tuesday Holiday Lunch, April 26 - 11:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Tuesday, April 19 - 9 AM
Wednesday, April 20 - 9 AM
Kiddush and lunch following
Click here for additional service times throughout the holiday. These services are run by the Orthodox Community at Penn.
Questions about Passover?
Wanna know why we do what we do at Passover?
Click here to download Passover Notes. The fun and funky "cliff notes" for your Seder.
Also check out www.myjewishlearning.com for more information about Passover.
If you want to learn tunes for different parts of the Seder, check out http://www.sidduraudio.com/pesach.html
There are also free downloadable Haggadot, song sheets and other fun stuff at http://www.jewishfreeware.org/downloads/folder.2006-01-07.0640323187/
Selling Chametz (things you can't eat during Passover)
If you are interested in selling chametz through Rav Jonathan Shulman or Rabbi Mike Uram, please download and fill out the attached form. It is very important that you return this form to one of them in person, so that you can make the proper halakhic (Jewish legal) transactions. Please click to contact Rav Jonathan or Rabbi Mike. Click here to download the form.