Passover 2017 In Nashville

Posted on: March 30th, 2017 by tgregory

West End Synagogue

3810 West End Ave.

Conservative

 

Monday, April 10: First Night Seders 

• Interactive Musical Family Seder, 6 p.m. Led by Debby and Stuart Wiston and Rabbi Joshua Kullock, this seder will have all generations up out of their seats singing and dancing as they reccount the Exodus from Egypt and the crossing of the Red Sea.

• Ancient Story, Modern Meaning, 6 p.m. Led by Rabbi Josh Barton, this seder will take the haggadah’s advice to “see yourself as if you left Egypt” and learn how the Passover seder can speak to each of our spiritual lives.

 

The seders will be followed at 7 p.m. by a meal with singing and discussion. The cost is $45 for adults, $25 for children 6–12, $10 for Children 3–5, no charge for children under 3, $60 for non–members. RSVP to office@westendsyn.org or (615) 269–4592. 

(Please indicate if you would like to make a donation to ensure that everyone can join us.)

 

Tuesday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 12

• Morning services: 9:30 a.m. 

 

Friday, April 14: Shabbat Chol Hamoed Pesach 

• Pray, Eat and Learn with Professor AJ Levine of Vanderbilt University: 6 p.m. Shabbat service followed by dinner at 7 p.m. and lecture at 8 p.m. The cost for dinner is $22. For reservations, email office@westendsyn.org

 

Monday, April 17 

• Morning services: 9:30 a.m. 

 

Tuesday, April 18

• Morning services (Yizkor will be recited): 9:30 a.m. 

 

Congregation Sherith Israel 

3600 West End Ave. 

Modern Orthodox

 

Monday, April 10: First Night Seder 

• Community Seder hosted by Cantor George Lieberman and Rabbi Saul Strosberg, 7:30 p.m. The meal will be prepared by Sova Catering. Call the shul at (615) 292-6614 to reserve a place. The cost for those who RSVP before April 3 is $36 for adults, $20 for children ages 5-12 and $120 for families, or $45 for adults and $30 for children after April 3.  

 

Tuesday, April 11: Second Night Seder 

• Community Seder hosted by Cantor George Lieberman, 8 p.m. and Rabbi Aaron Finkelstein. The meal will be prepared by Sova Catering. Call the shul at (615) 292-6614 to reserve a place. The cost for those who RSVP before April 3 is $36 for adults, $20 for children ages 5-12 and $120 for families, or $45 for adults and $30 for children after April 3.  

 

(No one will be turned away from either seder due to financial hardship. If help is needed, mention the word “kehillah” when making the reservation.)

 

Chabad of Nashville

95 Bellevue Road

 

Monday, April 10: First Night Seder

• “A Family Friendly Seder,” 7 p.m. This interactive seder will be a warm, fun and thought-provoking event with an elegant royal dinner.  

 

Tuesday, April 11: Second Night Seder 

• “A Chassidic Seder for the Inquisitive Mind,” 8 p.m. This will be a Chassidic Seder with many insights to the Haggadah and various Chassidic tales and melodies, and a traditional Seder feast. This Seder will delve into the deeper meaning and dimensions to the Passover Exodus

 

Both seders will take place in the Bernard Ballroom at the Genesis Campus for Jewish Life, 95 Bellevue Road, and will be catered by one of Nashville’s premiere chefs. The cost of each is $55 per person, $30 per child ages 4-9. (No charge for children 3 and under.). RSVP at www.chabadnashville.com by April 1.  

 

Chabad will also be offering free gift boxes of shmurah matzah. Those who want some of this traditional hand-made round matzah can call (615) 646-5750. 

 

Tuesday, April 18: Final Night Meal  

• The Moshiach Seudah (Messiah’s meal), 6:45 p.m. Instituted by the Baal Shem Tov 300 years ago, the Moshiach’s meal on the final evening of Passover includes eating matzah, the consumption of four glasses of wine, toasting to a future era of redemption, a traditional feast, inspirational stories and songs. The entire community is invited. For more information go to www.chabadnashville.com.

 

Congregation Micah

2001 Old Hickory Blvd.

Reform

 

Tuesday, April 4: The annual Women’s Seder

• “Welcoming the Stranger,” 7-9 p.m. Led by Rabbi Laurie Rice and featuring the music of cantorial soloist Lisa Silver and singer/songwriter Batsheva, this seder will include women from the Muslim Center of Nashville and Thistle Farms. Women of all faiths welcome. Dinner will be served as part of the Seder. RSVP required; please visit  the Micah Events web page at www.congregationmicah.org/events.

 

Friday, April 14

• An interactive Passover Shabbat experience for the whole family begins with the weekly WINE-down at 5:30 p.m. followed by Shabbat Service and seder in the Social Hall at 6 p.m. that includes a buffet dinner of chicken, soup, gefilte fish, salad, matzah, baked potato bar, soft drinks, and dessert. Bring your favorite bottle of wine. Please RSVP no later than Monday, April 10, at www.congregationmicah.org/events

 

The Temple (Congregation Ohabai Sholom) 

5015 Harding Road

Reform 

 

Thursday, April 6

• Temple Women’s Seder, 6 p.m. For more information, contact Rabbi Shana Mackler at (615)  352-7620.

 

Tuesday, April 11: Second of Passover 

• Second Night Seder, 6 p.m. Led by Rabbi Mark Schiftan and Cantor Fishbein, this will be a festive, family-friendly seder that this year will welcome guest from the Islamic Center of Nashville. The cost is $25 for Adults, $10 for children ages 3-11 ,and #36 for non-members. RSVP no later than April 6.

 

Wednesday, April 12

• The JACS  Passover Seder, 6 p.m.  Led by Rabbi Shana Mackler and Cantor Tracy Fishbein, this Seder for Jewish alcoholics, chemically dependent and significant others (JACS) is a celebration of the freedom from addiction and the journey to recovery. The cost is $15. Your check is your reservation and must be received by April 7. Drop off or mail to The Temple. For additional information contact The Temple at (615) 352-7620 or Robb McCluskey at (615) 568-1786 or robbmccluskey@gmail.com

 

Saturday, April 15

• GLBT/PFLAG Passover Seder, 6 p.m., led by Rabbis Shana Mackler and Michael Shulman and Cantor Tracy Fishbein. Your check is your reservation and must be received by April 7. Drop off or mail to The Temple. For additional information call The Temple at (615) 352-7620 or contact Robb McCluskey  at (615) 568-1786 or robbmccluskey@gmail.com.  

 

Young adult Passover experiences

The Temple offers several innovative, fun and meaningful Passover experiences with Next Dor, its group for young adults ages 22-40. 

 

Tuesday, April 11

• Second Night Seder, 6 p.m. with Conexion Americas at Casa Azafran, 2195 Nolensville Pike. Led by Rabbi Michael Shulman and representatives from immigrant communities of Nashville, this seder will celebrate the Indivisibility of freedom and the responsibility of justice. led by Rabbi Michael Shulman & representatives from the immigrant communities of Nashville.

 

Thursday, April 13

• A Chocolate Seder at Tempered Chocolate, 7 p.m. 

 

Monday, April 17

• Maimouna dinner to celebrate end of Passover, 6 p.m. 

 

The cost is $5 per person per event to reserve a spot.  For additional information or to RSVP, contact Rabbi Michael Shulman, director of education and next generation programs at (615) 352-7620 or rabbishulman@templenashville.org.

 

Jewish Family Service

 

Thursday, April 6

• Annual Senior Seder: Led by Rabbi Saul Strosberg, this seder in memory of Hannah Kayser Palmer is open to seniors of all ages in the Jewish community. The cost is $10 a person. For reservations, contact Anna Sir at (615) 354-1686 or helpinghands@jfsnashville.org