Wed, June 26

Passover starts Monday: Festival of Freedom

Shalom from the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley. Passover products like matza are available for sale at the synagogue M-F 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Call to register for the Community Second Seder on Tuesday, April 19, and the Women’s Seder, Monday, April 25.

Erev Shabbat services begin on Friday, April 15, led by Rabbi Magal. This is Simcha Shabbat, where a special blessing is offered to those celebrating a birthday, anniversary or other simcha in the month of April. Saturday, April 16, 11 a.m., Torah: The portion of the week is Acharei Mot, Leviticus 16-18, telling of the High Priest’s preparation for Yom Kippur, a day of forgiveness and atonement.

Sunday, April 17, Men’s Club breakfast and discussion. Religious School Model Seder at 11 a.m., Beginning Hebrew for Adults 11:30 a.m.

Monday, April 18 Passover begins at sundown.

Tuesday, April 19, 5:30 p.m. Community seder led by Rabbi Magal. pre-registration required.

Wednesday, April 20, at 8:30 am, egalitarian morning minyan for a mid-week spiritual uplift.

The JCSVV is a welcoming congregation, unaffiliated with a particular stream of Judaism.  The synagogue is located off Hwy 179 just south of the Chapel Road roundabout. Judaica Gift Shop open 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday. For information call 204-1286 or visit