The Congregational Passover Seder 2020 has been cancelled. 


Congregational Passover Seder 2020


2nd Night of Passover
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Seder begins at 6:00 p.m. followed by dinner at approximately 7:00 p.m.


Catered by Alforno Restaurant




Hard boiled egg and salt water

Chicken soup with Linda’s Matzoh Balls

OR Vegan Matzoh Ball Soup

Gefilte Fish with two horseradishes:  Hot and homemade hotter (mild also available)

Traditional Seder Plates


** Wine – BYOB **

Ceremonial wine and juice will be provided – please bring your own wine for dinner.


Braised brisket served with its pan juices and roasted Brussels sprouts

Breast of empire chicken stuffed with wild mushrooms

NEW VEGAN Option (Must be pre-ordered) Eggplant Rollatini with Wild Mushroom Stuffing

Fried chicken fingers a la Matzo meal (for the children)

Roasted seasonal vegetables

Farfel Kugel

Arugula and mesclun salad with roasted beets

Grilled asparagus and grape tomato salad


Dessert:  Linda’s almond macaroons; assorted coffees and teas


Please join us as we come together to celebrate Passover – it’s always a delicious and spiritual experience. To add a personal touch to the celebration, we ask that you to bring your family Seder plate (we’ll provide the ingredients). Rabbi Bellows will begin the service promptly at 6:00 p.m.

  • Members:  Adults $40; Kids (ages 5-12) $10; under 5 Free
  • Non-Members:  Adults $50; Kids (ages 5-12) $18; under 5 Free

Please make your reservations and provide payment by Wednesday, April 1st.

  • Register via mail with this form, and send payment to P.O. Box 438, Chester, CT 06412; or
  • Call the synagogue office (860-526-8920); or
  • Email the synagogue, with payment to follow; or
  • Register online, and send payment to P.O. Box 438, Chester, CT 06412.






Friday Evenings

  • 7:30 p.m.

First Fridays

  • 6:00 p.m. Tot Shabbat
  • 6:30 p.m. Potluck
  • 7:00 p.m. Service


  • 9:00 a.m. Weekly Holy Scrollers Torah Study
  • 10:30 a.m. 2nd Saturday Shabbat Morning Service & Light Kiddush Luncheon


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