with Chabad at Syracuse University
Pesach: April 10th–18th, 2017
Message from the Rabbi
As we approach the holiday of Passover, we think of all the laws, customs and traditions associated with the holiday, and what this holiday represents to us personally and as a People.

Please join us at our annual communal seder, and take advantage of our Passover-related services and events.

You can find more information about the holiday below.

Wishing you and your family a kosher and happy Passover!
Rabbi Yaakov Rapoport
Passover Seder
Join us for a Passover Seder you will remember for a lifetime!
First Seder: Monday, April 10th at 8:15 pm

Second Seder: Tuesday, April 11th at 9:15 pm

Location: Chabad - 825 Ostrom

Details: Celebrate Passover in a warm family setting, just like home! Join us for an English-friendly, lively and interactive seder. Enjoy a full delicious homemade dinner, and crispy handmade Shmurah Matzah. Celebrate the Holiday of Freedom at a Seder experience you will remember for a lifetime!

Suggested donation: $22 per seder
Full Holiday Schedule
Monday - April 10th
Evening Services: 7:30 pm
First Seder: 8:15 pm - RSVP
Tuesday - April 11th

Morning Services: 10:00 am
Holiday Lunch: 12:30 – 2:30 pm - RSVP
Second Seder: 9:15 pm - RSVP

Wednesday - April 12th
Holiday Lunch: 12:30 – 2:30 pm - RSVP
Thursday - April 13th
Friday - April 14th
Shabbat Services: 7:00 pm
Dinner: 7:30 pm - RSVP
Shabbat - April 15th
Morning Services: 10:30 am
Lunch: 1:00 pm
Sunday - April 16th

Candle Lighting: 7:00 pm
Services: 7:00 pm
Holiday Dinner: 7:30 pm  - RSVP

Monday - April 17th

Morning Services: 10:00 am
Holiday Lunch: 12:30 – 2:30 pm - RSVP
Holiday Dinner: 8:30 pm - RSVP

Tuesday - April 18th

Morning Services: 10:00 am
Holiday Lunch: 12:30 – 2:30 pm - RSVP
Farewell to Passover - Moshiach's Meal (light dinner) : 6:00 pm - RSVP

Join us for services and meals at 825 Ostrom Avenue
Sell your chametz
Use this online form to sell your chametz for Passover.

Any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew. Since there are many legal intricacies involved in this sale, a rabbi acts as our agent both to sell the chametz to the non-Jew on the morning before Passover and also to buy it back the evening after Passover ends. Use this online form to quickly delegate a rabbi to sell your chametz for you.
Order Matzah
Traditional handmade shmurah matzah is recommended for seder use.

Shmurah means watched, and it is an apt description of this matzah, the ingredients of which (the flour and water) are watched from the moment of harvesting and drawing.

Shmurah matzot are round, kneaded and shaped by hand, and are similar to the matzot that were baked by the Children of Israel as they left Egypt. It is thus fitting to use Shmurah Matzah on each of the two Seder nights for the matzot of the Seder plate.

Order your matzah today!
Meal of Moshiach
Tuesday, April 18, 6:00 pm

Just when you thought you had seen it all! This day, the final day of Passover, emphasizes an even higher Freedom! It is dedicated to our imminent and final redemption.

Following the custom of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Chassidism, Passover concludes with a "Feast of Moshiach." This festive meal complete with Matzah and, yes, four cups of wine, begins before sunset. It is the perfect way to spiritually take leave of Passover and open our consciousness to the coming redemption.
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Passover Picks
Passover is a great time to reconnect with our history and traditions. Take a few moments and read some interesting and new handpicked Passover features from our site, from the practical to the esoteric. You'll find something to share with your family, and perhaps gain a new perspective on Passover.