SJCC Family Seder next Monday, April 9

The Stroum Jewish Community Center will host a family seder dinner on April 9 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Seattle location (12351 8th Ave. N.E.). The event, for families with children age 5 and under, brings people together for an evening of singing, storytelling, art projects and more. There is a fee for admission and the deadline to register is 5 p.m. on April 6. Learn more at

Passover Events

This year, Passover begins at sundown on Friday, April 6, and ends Saturday, April 14. The Passover Seder recreates the story of the Jews’ exodus from Egypt. The Stroum Jewish Community Center is offering various events to celebrate the holiday. There is a fee for admission at each event. For details, go to

Matzoh Roca Cooking Class: 4-5 p.m., April 10, SJCC, 3801 East Mercer Way. Kindergarten through fifth grade. Second annual Matzoh Roca cooking class with Coach Katie.

Passover Iron Chef for Middle Schoolers: Matzoh Pizza, 7-9 p.m., April 11, SJCC, 3801 East Mercer Way. Grades 6-8. Contest to create the best Matzoh pizza. A panel of judges will decide the winner.

Chocolate Family Seder: 5-6 p.m., April 12, SJCC, 3801 East Mercer Way. K-5th. A traditional Passover Seder. Everything will be made with chocolate.

From Slavery to Freedom, From Matzoh to Matzoh Roca: 1:30-2:30 p.m., April 12, SJCC, 3801 East Mercer Way. For seniors age 55 and up. Sample kosher for Passover desserts.

Breaking Bread at the J: 7-9 p.m., April 14, SJCC, 3801 East Mercer Way. For all ages. Come and eat chametz. Meet in the auditorium for pizza, pasta, garlic bread and a starch laden dessert. There will be a short Havdallah ceremony to officially end Shabbat and say goodbye to another Passover. Pre-register online.


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