Passover Events in San Antonio

Time to get out the seder plate you made in second grade and your grandma’s complimentary Maxwell Coffee Haggadah!

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It’s nearly Pesach! For a listing of Passover events and activities happening around San Antonio, read below:

This list was compiled from the following local sources: The Jewish Federation of San Antonio, Barshop Jewish Community Center of San Antonio, Chabad Center for Jewish Life & Learning, PJ Library San Antonio, Congregation Agudas Achim, Congregation Rodfei Sholom, and Temple Beth-El. These organizations and congregations each have handy online programmatic resources to keep you up to date with Jewish cultural events and offerings for adults, children, and families in our community, so be sure to bookmark and follow them on Facebook and other social media.

*As always, call to confirm event details with sponsors, as some events require RSVPs or membership while others are free and open to the general public as indicated on the flyers. If you know of additional Passover events, please leave them below in the comments.

FRIDAY, MARCH 27

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SUNDAY, MARCH 29

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TUESDAY, MARCH 31

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THURSDAY, APRIL 2

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FRIDAY, APRIL 3

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SATURDAY, APRIL 4

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8

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LOOKING FOR MORE PASSOVER INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIES? 

PJ Library has great suggestions. If you are not already familiar with it, PJ Library is a “Jewish Family Engagement Program” that provides useful educational resources for Jewish families “to explore the timeless core values of Judaism through books and music.” It is free to participate, and children typically receive one book or CD each month. In San Antonio, through partnerships with multiple Jewish organizations and agencies, all families raising Jewish children ages six months to seven years are eligible to participate.

For a list of Passover books selected by age group, click here.

A helpful PJ Library blog post: “Engaging Children at the Passover Seder”

For a list of Passover apps, cartoons, and games, click here.

Via Kveller.com: “How to Prepare a Seder”

Via Kosherwinemusings.com: “The Best Kosher Wines for Passover 2015 At All Price Ranges”

H-E-B’s Kosher Passover Selection (dedicated Kosher department maintained at Alon Market, 8503 N.W. Military Hwy.)

Via POPSUGAR: “8 Fun Crafts to Get Kids Ready for Passover”

Passover Plague Masks

Passover Plague Enrichment Bag

 

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Via The Juda Family: Fun Passover songs written to the tunes of familiar songs and

“A Jewish Grandmother’s 21 Steps to the Proper Preparation of Gefilte Fish”

Via Midrash Manicures: Ten Modern Plagues of 2015 Nail Art

Via Mommyshorts.com: “Thanks Grammy, for Horrifying My Child With the 10 Plagues Finger Puppets”

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