Charleston Area Passover Opportunities 5783/2023

Passover is one of the most celebrated holidays in the Jewish calendar. It is a time for friends, families and loved ones to come together and honor their heritage. It is also a time to celebrate the gift of freedom.Federation is getting ready for the holiday with you. See below for opportunities to celebrate the holiday at home or with our community. 


Synagogue Emanu-El | March 26th: Synagogue Emanu-El (United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism) invites you to the Passover Edition of the Festivals Program (Sponsored by the Annual Community Campaign). This will be an interactive afternoon learning how to make this holiday engaging for all generations. Discover different ways to celebrate Passover including transforming the Seder Table, Seder Insights, and Understanding the Haggadah. Lunch included. Opportunities to win a special Seder Plate. Register here.

Brith Sholom Beth Israel (BSBI) Synagogue | April 6th: Join your BSBI (Orthodox Union) family the second night of Passover. Hosted by Rabbi and Sara Hoberman. Seder begins at 8:45 PM. Cost: $50/adult; $20/child, $25/ Young Jewish Charleston, and College Students. RSVP required by March 16.

Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE) | April 6th: Celebrate Passover at KKBE's (Union for Reform Judaism) Second Night Seder at 6-8 pm. At this year’s Seder, KKBE will include rituals that jews experience around the world. These different rituals can take the form of different types of foods, music, stories, etc… In doing this, they hope to celebrate everyone’s Passover experiences no matter where they may come from. Members:  Adults $45, Children $15 (6-12 years old); Non-members:  Adults $55, Children $25 (6-12 years old). Free for children 5 and under​. To RSVP click here.

Congregation Dor Tikvah (CDT) | April 6th Join CDT(Orthodox Union) for a Community 2nd Night Pesach Seder- the first Passover Seder held at Dor Tikvah! Their social hall will be filled with wine, matza, and great company to share this meaningful holiday. Seder begins at 9:00 PM. Cost: $60/adult; $45Kids (8-13); $25 Kids (5-7); FREE Kids (4-under). Register here by March 16.

National Resources:

  • So You’re Hosting a Passover Seder | March 16 | 7:00 PM - Whether you’re leading a small seder or a large one, join a how-to workshop led by Malka Packer-Monroe and Robyn Frisch from 18Doors and Rabbi Yael Rapport from the Marlene Meyerson JCC of Manhattan. Presented by 18Doors. Register here.
  • Making a Fun and Exciting Passover Seder | March 22 | 7:00 PM - Murray Spiegel’s innovative seders have been featured in the New York Times and on PBS. He will explore the history of the seder, will propose creative ways to use the Four Questions, and will suggest many seder-related discussion topics. Presented by the Jewish Study Center. Register here.
  • One Table - OneTable is Nourishing Seders on April 5 + 6 and Passover Shabbat dinners on April 7! OneTable hosts can receive Nourishment ($10/person, up to $300 per dinner) for one Seder (1st or 2nd night — your choice!) and one Passover Shabbat. Get your RSVPs in by Wednesday, March 29, at 11:59 pm.
  • PJ Library- PJ Library sends free, award-winning books that celebrate Jewish values and culture to families with children from birth through 12 years old and provide a host of resources - from games and songs, to videos and how-to guides which we hope will make your Passover as meaningful and family-focused as possible!
  • Moishe House - Moishe House provides a space for over 70,000 young adults (21-32) around the world to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers. Check out their page for Passover resources to bring into your home at any age.