Passover 2018 begins in the evening of Friday, March 30 and ends on the evening of Saturday, April 7. 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
PJ Library provides free, developmentally appropriate, Jewish books and music to children from six months to seven years of age. For more information or to sign up please sign up here.
The Youth and Family Concierge is available to help families with preschool through high school aged children explore Jewish life in the East Bay. Whether you are interested in learning about early childhood programs, religious school, teen engagement, or summer camp, or simply connecting with other Jewish families with similar interests they are eager to help. Email the concierge at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can learn more about all of the programs on the website: jfed.org/sprout
Don't miss this resource: Jewish Learning Works's Passover @ Home Parent Guide 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.