Many thanks to the Jewish Community of Japan and Temple Beth Israel, who have prepared and shared three excellent haggadot. Click on the links below:
|Congregation||Date & time of Seder/Passover services||How to join||Other information|
|ACT Progressive Congregation||Thursday 9 April at 6.30pm (2nd night seder)||Click on this link to join Zoom Seder|
|Beit Shalom Synagogue||Wednesday 8 April at 6.00pm (1st night seder)
Thursday 9 April at 10.30am (Day 1 service)
Wednesday 15 April (last day Pesach/Yizkor)
|Seder baskets provided|
| Emanuel Synagogue
|Monday 13 April, 7.00-8.30pm
||To book and receive link:
|Rabbi Dr Orna Triguboff and Cantor George Mordecai will unpack the deeper spiritual meaning of the journey from slavery to freedom, including melodies from around the world|
|Etz Chayim Progressive Synagogue||Thursday 9 April at 6.00pm (2nd night seder)||https://zoom.us/j/332328366|
|Jewish Community of Japan||Thursday 9 April (2nd night seder)||Click on this link to join Zoom Seder||Seder kits provided|
|Leo Baeck Centre||Wednesday 8 April at 6.00pm (1st night seder)
Thursday 9 April at 10.00am (Day 1 service)
|Temple David||Wednesday 8 April at 7.00pm (1st night seder)||Temple David Facebook Page|
Emanuel Synagogue's Preparing for Pesach sessions at 8.00pm on Zoom https://zoom.us/j/734473443:
Etz Chayim Progressive Synagogue
Intro to Judaism class with Rabbi Allison Conyer: "The Pesach Journey" on Thursday 2 April (8.00-9.00pm); https://zoom.us/j/110231019 or dial: 03 7018 2005, meeting ID 110 231 019 #
Temple Beth Israel
TBI is offering a multi-part resource bank to help you re-imagine your usual traditions and incorporate digital content that will enliven the virtual rendition of your Passover seder. From choosing a Haggadah to saying “Next year, in Jerusalem,” each section includes curated ideas and digital content (including videos, activities, discussion questions, and more).
Lunch ‘n’ Learn with Rabbi Gersh Lazarow on Wednesday 1 April at 12.00pm "Exploring ways to make your Seder as interactive as possible"
Lunch ‘n’ Learn with Rabbi Kim Ettlinger on Friday 3 April at 12.00pm "Exploring women’s voices in our seder story"
Musical Lunch with Cantor Michel Laloum with song leader Ido Sagir on Thursday 2 April at 12.00pm "Seder sing-a-long for families with young children"
Click here to access TBI's Virtual Pesach page
Jillian Segal AO, Executive Council of Australian Jewry (ECAJ) President, speaks to the Australian Jewish community about the measures we all need to take in this time of pandemic. If you or anyone else requires assistance please call 1300 JEMP AU (1300 5367 28).
Many UPJ congregations have chosen to offer virtual Shabbat and daily minyan services, as well as courses during this time of social isolation, and the CCAR Press has generously provided a flip-book version of our region's siddur, Mishkan T'filah: World Union Edition (click here to open the flip book).
UPJ congregations are offering online services, Passover seders and classes using online meeting platforms, such as GoToMeeting, Skype and Zoom. Click here to read an article which may be useful for those new to this technology.
The UPJ endorses the statement from the Executive Council of Australian Jewry (17 March) that highlights ways to assist those in our community who are isolated and vulnerable. Click on "Read More" to find out how you can help others.