Passover 2019 begins in the evening of Friday, April 19 and ends on the evening of Saturday, April 27. As the grocery store shelves fill with matzoh, we thank our friends at the Jewish Federation of the East Bay for sponsoring this guide to family-friendly places to celebrate Passover in the East Bay. If you're wondering, Passover is an eight-day holiday celebrating the Jewish peoples' journey from slavery in Egypt to freedom as Israelites. If you're seeking to share Passover traditions with your children, read on.
Happy Passover, Pesach Sameach from Sprout: Helping Jewish Families Grow Together! Sprout is the Jewish Federation of the East Bay’s education initiative. Passover is a time to celebrate freedom with family, and friends. We are including this list of events taking place in the East Bay (and beyond) and hope your family has a happy Pesach.
Child-welcoming Passover seders, storytimes, and other events
Sprout supports families in celebrating and connecting all year round. They offer
- Personalized referrals to Jewish life that work for you
- PJ Library and PJ Our Way: Free Jewish children’s books delivered to your home
- Grants for a family’s first step into Jewish life
- Needs-based financial aid for camp and Israel travel
You can learn more about all of the programs on the website: jfed.org/sprout
Join the Sprout facebook group for a one-stop shop of East Bay Jewish programs, events, holiday tips, and more.
And don't miss this resource: Jewish Learning Works' Passover @ Home Parent Guide, which includes everything your family needs for a fun and meaningful holiday. It’s filled with “how to” info about Passover traditions as well as recipes, projects, activities, Haggadah recommendations, and a child-friendly version of the Passover story.
[Images and events were provided by the Jewish Federation of the East Bay]
This post was sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the East Bay.