Bucks County Passover Events

The first night of Passover is Friday, April 15, but there are plenty of events leading up to and following this momentous week.

Grandfather Helping Little Boy to Wash His Hands at Passover Seder with Family

Grab your Haggadah, pass the Manischewitz and get ready to celebrate a story of biblical proportions. The first night of Passover is Friday, April 15, but there are plenty of events leading up to and following this momentous week in the Jewish calendar right here in our very own community. 

 

Model Matzah Bakery

April 3, 1 pm
Glazier Jewish Center, 25 N. State Street, Newtown

 

It’s time to get hands on! The Newtown Shull is hosting a Model Matzah Bakery where the whole family can make their own matzah from start to finish. Learn how to grind the wheat, make the dough and roll out your matzah in this special event leading up to Passover. 

 

Model Matzah Bakery

April 3, 3 pm
Chabad of Doylestown, 300 E. Swamp Road, Doylestown

 

Learn how matzah is made for Passover all while learning about the upcoming holiday with Chabad of Doylestown. This is a special Hebrew School event for children, reservations are required. 

 

Family Model Matzah Bakery

April 3, 4 pm
MaCaffrey’s, 635 Heacock Road, Yardley

 

Make your own matzah from start to finish! As an added bonus, you will be also making and taking a tasty treat home, chocolate covered matzah bark. This is a fun and educational experience for the entire family. 

 

Pre-Passover Cooking Demo and Tasting

April 5, 7:30 pm
MaCaffrey’s, 635 Heacock Road, Yardley

 

Learn how to cook with local cooking sensation Chaya Blecher. On Tuesday, April 5th, kosher chef Bleacher will prepare honey lime salmon with mango salsa, braised beef with a red wine and shallot reduction, followed by speckled dark chocolate bark. This event is organized by Chabad Lubavitch of Yardley. Reserve your spot at their table today!

 

Passover Seder

April 15, 8 pm
Glazier Jewish Center, 25 N. State Street, Newtown

 

Join Lubavitch of Bucks County for a meaningful and traditional seder, Friday, April 15th and 8 pm at the Glazier Jewish Center in Newtown. This is an event for the entire family. Adult tickets cost $36, $18 for children under 12. Please RSVP by Monday, April 4 by JewishCenter.info/Seder or call 215-497-9925.

 

Community Passover Seder

April 15, 7pm, April 16, 7:15 pm
Chabad of Doylestown, 300 E. Swamp Road, Doylestown

 

Celebrate Passover, relive the exodus, discover the eternal meaning of the Haggadah and enjoy a Seder with hand-baked shmurah matzah, wine, and a wonderful dinner spiced with unique traditional customs. Visit Chabad of Doylestown’s website to reserve your seat. 

 

Community Passover Seder

April 15 and 16, 8 pm
Bensalem Jewish Outreach Center, 2446 Bristol Rd., Bensalem

 

The Jewish people are all one family! This Passover, join the Bensalem Jewish Outreach Center for a delicious community seder that will inspire, educate and enable you to relive the exodus in a fun and meaningful way. Special attention will be focused on engaging the children. Gourmet Passover cuisine, warm company of friends and family, Hagaddah reading, insights, songs and much much more!

 

Sesame Place Passover

April 17-18, 1:30pm

 

Shalom everybodeee! Gather on the Sesame Street Neighborhood with a local cantor and some Sesame Street friends for a Passover presentation and sing-along. Kosher snacks will be allowed in the park on April 17 and 18. Meals will not be allowed and can be enjoyed on picnic tables outside of the park.

 

Special End of Passover Program

April 22, 7pm
Temple Judea of Bucks County, 38 Rogers Road, Furlong

 

Come learn about this special time of crossing the Sea of Reeds from slavery to freedom at a special Shabbat that also coincides with Earth Day.

 

 

Writer for Bucks County Parent. Email tips to christine@familyfocus.org.

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