Happy Passover!
Join us for Passover
at Chabad Jewish Center of Petaluma
 
Friday Evening, April 15 - 23, 2022
 
Rabbi's Message
 
On Passover, Jewish families around the world will observe a 3,300 year old tradition by gathering around the festive table to commemorate the Exodus from Egypt and celebrate the Pesach Seder.
 
Here at the Chabad Jewish Center, we aim to connect the dots, bringing modern day relevance and meaning to our rich traditions.
 
We invite you and your family to join us for one or all our programs this Passover season, and throughout the year.
 
We'd like to take the opportunity to wish you and your family a happy, healthy and Kosher Passover.
 
May we all experience true inner freedom and growth this Passover.
 
 
Outdoor
Community Seder
 
Relive the exodus, discover the relevance of Passover today, and enjoy a community Seder complete with hand-baked Shmurah Matzah, wine and a wonderful dinner spiced with unique traditional customs.
 

Friday night // April 15 // 7:30pm

At Chabad Jewish Center of Petaluma
205 Keller Street, Petaluma

Join us for a Passover Seder that you'll never forget!
 
 
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Seder to Go Kits
 

A complete kit to allow you to run your own mini Seder at home. Includes Matzah, Grape Juice, Seder Plate items, Kiddush cup, Haggadah, and an easy to read seder guide

Limited quantities available!

Catered Dinner Options Available

 
 
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Service Schedule
 

Friday // April 15 • 1st Seder

Finish Eating Chametz before: 10:57am
Sell & Burn Chametz before: 12:04pm
Candle lighting time: 7:29pm
Community Passover Seder: 7:30pm
 

Shabbat // April 16 • 2nd Seder

Shabbat & Holiday Services: 10am
followed by Passover Kiddush
Light Candles: after 8:29pm 

Shabbat // April 23 • Yizkor

Holiday Services &  Yizkor: 6:00pm
followed by Goodbye Passover Kiddush
 
 
 
Sell Your Chametz
 

Use this online form to sell your chametz for Pesach.

Chametz is any bread, pastry or dough-based food that has had a chance to rise. We sell any remaining chametz found in our possession for the duration of Passover. 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.
 
 
 
 
Maos Chittim
 
"All who are hungry, let them come and eat." We must ensure that our brothers and sisters have the means to celebrate freedom too.

Most of the people who are hungry will not be standing in our dining rooms as we begin our Seder, waiting for the invitation. As such, in preparation for the Passover holiday, it is age-old Jewish tradition to contribute generously towards funds that ensure that indeed everyone who is in need has the necessary provisions for the holiday—food, matzah, wine, festive clothing, etc.

Learn more!

 
 
 
 
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 a complimentary matzah today!
(for larger quantities of Shmura Matzah, please contact us) 
 
 
 
 
Yizkor
Memorial Service
 

Shabbat, April 23, 10:00 am

Recalling the deceased during a synagogue service is a distinguished and eternal way of paying respect and tribute to the memories of our dear departed loved ones; showing, as it does, the prominent places they occupy in our place of worship and in our hearts. The Yizkor memorial service was instituted so that the Jew may pay homage to his forbears and recall the good life and values that they represented and give us the opportunnity to perpetuate their legacy.

Morning Service at 10am
Torah Reading at 11am
Yizkor Service at 11:30am
Passover Kiddush following the service.

If you'd like to dedicate a plaque on the elegant and artistic Yahrtzeit Memorial Board in memory of your loved one, please click here.

RSVP to [email protected]

 
Further Reading
 
Pesach is a great time to reconnect with our history and traditions. Take a few moments and read some interesting and new handpicked Pesach 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 Pesach.