COVID-19 This Year's DIY Passover Seder

brings a whole new meaning to social distancing

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Jewish Graduate Student Network

A message from Jewish Grads and Young Professionals of Philly…

Welcome to our Seder! This is a prerecorded Seder experience featuring professionals and lay leaders from Philadelphia based Jewish organizations. Press Play or pause at your own pace. This video is not intended for conflicting with anyone’s observance of Yom Tov or Shabbat.

Featuring music by:

“Eliahu HaNavi” from Yosef Goldman’s album “Open My Heart” Rising Song Records 2019

DIY Passover Seder 2020 Credits:

Thank you to Vox,, and Repair the World for the resources and texts used at our Seder.

Haggadah assembled and project managed by Mallory Kovit Video engineered and subtitled by Bat El Trabelsi Haggadah script editing by Andrea Cantor and Ross Weisman

Kol HaKavod to Aliza and Solomon for nailing the Four Questions in Hebrew!

Special thank you for the time, effort, and participation of all of the dedicated staff and lay leaders from the following Philadelphia based organizations:

Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia Center City Kehilla The Chevra Focus, Israel Advocacy Gershman Philly Jewish Film Festival Greater Philly Hillel Network Israel American Council Philadelphia Jewish Graduate Student Network J.Proud of Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Greater Philadelphia Neshama Hadassah NextGen Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia P2G Jewish Agency Repair the World Philadelphia RSJ Moishe House Philly Spruce Street Minyan Temple University Hillel Tribe 12 West Chester University Hillel

“Miriam’s Song” written by Debbie Friedman z”l

“Eliahu HaNavi” from Yosef Goldman’s album “Open My Heart” Rising Song Records 2019 Yosef Goldman—Lead Vocals + Co-Director at Hadar’s Rising Song Institute Annie Lewis—Lead Vocals + Associate Rabbi @ BZBI in Philadelphia Chava Mirel—Vocals Deborah Sacks Mintz—Vocals Micah Shapiro - Vocals + Rabbinic Innovation Fellow at Penn Hillel Uri Sharlin—Piano Daniel Ori— Bass Arturo Stable—Congas Rich Stein—Cajon Videography by Samuel Lowenstein Engineered, Mixed, and Mastered by Don Godwin

Stay safe, stay healthy, stay home, and Chag Sameach!


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