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Passover 2017 / 5777

Celebrate Passover your way with a variety of options from Hillel. Choose from meals throughout the holiday, programs, Seders, and more!

First Night Seder: Out of Egypt & Into Freedom
Monday, April 10, 7:00pm
Umrath Lounge (next to the DUC)

Are you looking for a meaningful, family-style Passover experience? WashU Hillel’s free campus Seder “Out of Egypt & Into Freedom” is not to be missed!  

RSVP by April 4. Limited walk-in space will be available.

This Seder will last approximately 2.5 hours.
Co-sponsored by Hillel Leadership Council and Student Union.

Passover Meals
Join us for catered Kosher for Passover lunches and dinners at Hillel throughout the holiday (free for students, non-students see info below).

Lunches**: Tuesday April 11 - Friday April 14, stop by anytime between 11:30am-1:30pm (Open to students, faculty and staff, prospective families, and community members)
Shabbat Lunch**: Saturday, April 15, 12:30-2:30pm (Open to students, faculty and staff, prospective families, and community members)
Dinners
**: Wednesday April 12, Thursday April 13 & Saturday April 15 from 6-8pm (open to students and prospective families)
Shabbat Dinner: Friday April 14 at 7pm
Matzah Madness: Saturday April 15 at 8:20pm (after Hillel dinner)

**Limited walk-in space is available for these meals; RSVPs close at noon two days before each meal. RSVPs are required if you are vegetarian/vegan or have a dietary restriction. Shabbat Dinner & Matzah Madness RSVPs are encouraged, but not required.

Students: All meals are free for you! RSVP and view menus here 
Community members, faculty, prospective students and families:
RSVP and view menus here

Meals are also available through WashU Dining Services throughout the week through the GET app. More info here!

Matzah Madness
Join FYSH (First Year Students of Hillel) on Saturday, April 15 at 8:20pm at Hillel for Havdallah to end Shabbat followed by a matzah dessert extravaganza! We’ll be cooking up some of our favorite matzah dessert recipes. Invite your friends, especially those who may have not experienced Passover for this fun and tasty night! All class years are welcome. RSVPs are appreciated, but not required.
Sponsored by First Year Students of Hillel and Student Union.

Do Your Own Seder
Start your own Passover traditions by hosting a Seder with your friends! Sign up for a Do Your Own Seder through Hillel to receive the following resources for your Seder:

  • A filled Seder Plate and a box of Matzah for every 10 people attending
  • A choice of over 20 different types of Haggadot to borrow
  • Paper goods
  • Catering options and contacts - although potlucks are special too!
  • $5 subsidy per person for food
  • Learn the ins & outs of leading a Seder at a Do Your Own Seder Workshop on 4/2 from 12:30-2pm or 4/4 from 7-8:30pm (you or a representative must attend a workshop)

DYO Seder signups have closed.

Home Hospitality
Miss your family? Want to attend a Seder in a home? We’ll match you with a local family to share a Seder!

Home hospitality signups have closed.