Wesleyan Passover 2023

(This page is updated frequently, so check back for more info)

Passover this year begins on the evening of Wednesday, April 5, and ends on the evening of Thursday, April 13th (or on Wednesday evening April 12 in the Reform tradition). 


Join the Wesleyan Jewish Community for 2 Passover seders, programming, and a Passover co-op! RSVP here by April 4th Noon! We are also looking for poetry, art, or other work to put in a Passover zine for the seder. This work can be uploaded on the google form or sent to ahochfelder@wesleyan.edu.


What You Need to Know about Pesach at Wesleyan:

Seder I: Wednesday Eve April 5: Wesleyan Community Seder 5:30 pm. Location: DFC

The Seder is a community celebration that celebrates the Jewish People’s liberation from Egypt. Join us for singing, great discussions, and a whole lot of fun. Open to only members of the Wesleyan Community. To RSVP, please fill out: this form April 4 Noon. The cost is: $16.95 in points/Middletown Cash or 1 meal and $6.95 in points/Middletown Cash. 

RSVP REQUIRED! Please RSVP! See above for link to form

**If you have any allergies or food concerns, please share them with Cayla Joftus, at cjoftus@wesleyan.edu by March 31st. 

Want to help contribute to Seder? Or consider bringing to the Wesleyan Seder a short reading, an activity, or an object meaningful to you?  Please email Lucas Held lheld@wesleyan.edu.

Seder II: Thursday, April 6: Community Seder OR Seder to Go Kits Available 

We will have a second night Seder (location tbd) at 6pm.

Individuals or groups that pre-register by March 31 at Noon can get a Seder Kit (bottle of grape juice, Matzo and Passover Haggadah manuals). Only 1 kit per person/group. To RSVP please fill out this form Kits must be picked up at Usdan Kosher Station on April 6 from 5:00-6:30pm.  Please bring bags as you will have many things to carry. The Kosher station will also have all the foods you need for your Seder.


Passover Co-Op 

We will have Kosher for Passover food ingredients in the Bayit. Students interested should fill out the RSVP form above.


Meals During Passover (at Usdan)

Shalom Salaam, located in the Usdan Marketplace, will be open for all of Passover and will be serving “Kosher for Passover” food for the length of the holiday. If this is a hardship for anyone, please be in touch with Rabbi David.

Passover at Weshop

Weshop will carry a limited number of Kosher for Passover products. Feel free to check them out.

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