Secret Seder

The Maccabeats

Sunday, April 7, 2019

3:00 p.m.


What’s so secret about a seder? In 16th-century Spain, Portugal, Southern Italy, or 17th-century Mexico (including New Mexico) or Brazil hidden Jews remaining behind after the expulsions managed to cling to their old ways, including celebrating Pesach–in secret.
Come to CBSRZ On Sunday, April 7 when we re-enact parts of those seders and tell the stories of a number of modern-day descendants of ‘conversos’, many of whom grew up unaware of their Jewish origin. Our food, both for the seder itself and the meal we are serving (be prepared to feast!), will be prepared both from 16th and 17th-century Jewish recipes from Spain and Portugal, garnered from Inquisition records, and from traditional Italian Jewish recipes.
Feel free to invite friends and family to the Secret Seder.
A donation (Suggested: Chai, or $18, per person) is requested to defray the costs of food and our special Haggadah (including recipes used) for you to take home with you.  Please bring your donation to the Seder.  Thank you.
Please reserve your place in advance by filling in the information below or by calling the office 860-526-8920 so we can prepare enough food for all.


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