A shared meal is at the heart of any Passover celebration as the Passover Seder commemorates the ancient Israelites flight from slavery in Egypt. Various dishes represent Passover events, and while dessert isn’t a symbolic course, no Seder or Passover celebration is complete without it. “Room can always be found in one’s stomach for sweet things,” says the Talmud — especially during Passover.
Pesach (or Passover) can be one of the most kid friendly Jewish holidays of the year. There are many ways to involve children in the the seder and other aspects of Passover while keeping the religion intact.
Passover begins at sundown on April 6. If you don’t want to do the cooking this year, pick up something festive and delicious at one of these specialty grocery stores or delicatessens.
If you are looking for a place to celebrate this Passover, there are many places around the Sound hosting seders. You will want to make reservations as soon as possible, as seating is limited in many locations. Here are some local venues you might check out:
Next week begins Jewish Passover, a time to lift the four cups of wine and reflect on the exodus to freedom. If you are looking for a place to celebrate community around a seder table, the Puget Sound area has many evenings of fun in store.