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Passover Prep Events

The Art of Virtual Gathering Webinar from Haggadot.com (Recorded Friday, March 20)

Beth El Presents: Passover Postponed: A theoretical-practical question of Jewish law (Recorded Monday, March 30)

Shir Tikvah & JCA Present: Justice Themes in the Seder (Recorded Monday, March 30)

TC Jewfolk & Aish Minnesota Present: Set Your Table (Recorded Tuesday, March 31)

Adath Jeshurun Congregation Presents: How to Create a Seder on Zoom (Recorded Tuesday, March 31)

Adath Jeshurun Presents: Young Family Mock Seder on Zoom (Live on Zoom, 10 a.m. Sunday, April 5)

TC Jewfolk & Aish Minnesota Present: Leading Your Seder (Recorded Sunday, April 5)

Mount Zion Temple‘s How To Host A 40-Minute Zoom Seder (Recorded Sunday, April 5)

Shir Tikvah Presents: Last-minute Seder Questions & Counting the Omer (Live on Zoom, Monday, April 6)

Bet Shalom Pre-Seder Song Session and Story, (Live on Zoom, 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 7)

Seder Matching

Mount Zion Temple: If you want to host someone for, or are open to being invited to, a virtual seder, email our Congregation Engagement Director Shai Avny or call 651-698-3881. If you want to see a Mount Zion training for how to host a Zoom session, click here.

Register for Beth Jacob first and/or second-night seders.

Virtual Seders

First Night (April 8)

Temple Israel Tot Seder, 5:30 p.m.

Bet Shalom Community Passover Seder, 6 p.m.

Temple Israel Congregational First Night Passover Seder, 7 p.m.

Second Night (April 9)

Beth El Synagogue songs, songs, teachings and readings before signing off for everyone to enjoy their own meals. 

Temple Israel Congregational First Night Passover Seder, 7 p.m.

Other Nights

Adath Jeshurun’s Ultimate Virtual Passover Seder

A Seder Made to Order from the Rabbinical Assembly: 25 rabbis from around the world create a one-of-a-kind, full length, virtual seder experience that you can use as you prepare to celebrate Passover in a time of social distancing and isolation. Watch in clips or in its entirety.

JCA Freedom Seder (Recorded Sunday, April 5)

Or Emet Virtual Seder, Saturday, April 11, 5-8 p.m. E-mail Congregation President Scott Chazdon to register.

Saturday Night Seder to benefit the CDC Foundation’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Fund, Saturday, April 11, 7 p.m. CT

Virtual Seder from Haggadot.com, Sunday, April 12, 2-4 p.m.

J-Pride With Beloved Community Seder, Sunday, April 12, 4 p.m.

JFCS Freedom from Addiction Seder, Monday, April 13, 7:30-9 p.m.

OneTable: Community-hosted virtual Seders


Blood Orange Almond Ricotta Cake 

Light As Air Macaroons

Date Charoset

7-Fruit Charoset From Surinam

Charoset Recipes From Across The Globe

Small-Batch Charoset

The Nosher: Passover Food & How to Cook for Passover During the Coronavirus Crisis

Bon Appetit: 66 Passover Recipes

Order In

Common Roots Cafe

Create Catering

Sholom Catering


Crossroads Deli

Seder Kit to Go (ritual items, not supper) from Chabad Minneapolis

Twin Cities Restaurants offering take-out

Haggadot & Seder Guides

Special Needs Resources

A Simple Seder

OneTable: Seder2020

Guide to the Seder

Haggadot.com: A range of downloadable Haggadot, including tools to create your own)

PJ Library Passover Hub

American Jewish World Service: Social Justice Resources for Seder

JewBelong: Haggadah download & more

Solo Seder Companion guide from TheGene-Sis

Coloring Book Haggadah for Kids

Review of Haggadah Sections

Chabad.org: no-frills English/Hebrew Haggadah

Paperbacks or digital downloads of family Haggadot from Kar-Ben, a local publishing house

A Playful Passover: A Seder Kit for Toddlers and Preschoolers

My Jewish Learning: The Seder Plate & Where to Find Songs for your Passover Seder

Mount Zion: Seder Suggestions from Women’s Spirituality Group

Mount Zion: Passover Videos, Songs, & Resources

Shir Tikvah: Passover Preparation Guide

Adath Jeshurun: Pesach 2020 Resource Guide

Commentary & Inspiration

Alma: How to Host a Virtual Passover Seder, How to Have a Meaningful Solo Passover Seder, & A Sober Person’s Guide to Jewish Holidays

The Rabbinical Assembly: Kashrut for Passover 5780

eJewish Philanthropy:  Seder this Year is an Opportunity

Made By Rebekah: Next Year In Person

eJewish Philanthropy: Creating a Family/Community Seder in the Age of the Coronavirus

The Forward: You can do it: Your guide to hosting (or attending) a virtual Passover seder

The Times of Israel: Go ahead, have a shvach seder