Join us for the IJC Community Potluck Seder!

The IJC invites you to sign up for an informal, inspiring Pesach Seder, which will take place on Monday night, April 10.

The Seder will be led by Rabbi Ira and organised by a dedicated team of volunteers.  

The evening will include the Seder rituals, a cold vegetarian potluck dinner, and your favourite traditional songs.

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DATE:  Monday, April 10

TIME:   6.30 pm 

LOCATION:  IJC

IMPORTANT:  Please reserve your seat at the IJC Seder table by 31st of March. There is limited seating available.

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Member Prices

Adults:     20 EUR

Children: 10 EUR

Non-Member Prices

Adults:       30 EUR

Children:    15 EUR

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More than any other Jewish holiday, eating is a big part of Passover. At the  potluck Seder we will share food and our favorite parts of the Sederas we continue our observance and appreciation of the journey from oppression to freedom. Your financial contributions cover the costs of matzah, kosher wine, disposable dishes and cutlery, clean-up and other expenses such as security. 

Your seats are only confirmed when payment is received at the account number below.  You will then receive an email confirming your seats .  Please note that we are unable to accept any cancellation after payment.

Please let us know if you are coming by contacting info@ijc.be and let us know the number of adults and children. 

You can  transfer your payment to the IJC bank account:

IBAN - BE61 7350 0725 8517 and BIC - KREDBEBB 

In the message please state your FAMILY NAME, NR. of ADULTS/CHILDREN and SEDER 5777  - any balance in the payment over the fee stated above will be taken to be a donation and received with thanks! 

For your food assignments, ritual seder plate and to volunteer to help with set up, clean up and serving during the seder, please send an e-mail to Mikael Garellick: garelml@gmail.com

 

 

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For more information and /or to sign up, please contact:  Charlotte.Gutman@ortbelgium.org or www.ortbelgium.org .

 

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