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April 19 - 27, 2019


Campuswide Seder in College Hall

Last year, over 250 undergraduate students joined this Seder! We offer a joyous and fast-paced Seder that covers all the bases, with singing and insights in beautiful College Hall. Led by students, Chana and Rabbi Hershey, and catered by Bon Appetit. Register soon in order to select a seat with your friends.

Passover Seder II – The Encore
Get Hand Matzah
Lead your own Seder
The Last Days of Passover

The seventh and eighth days of Passover are celebrated as Yom Tov, holidays, capping the weeklong celebration that begins with the first Seder. Chabad has a full schedule of meals and services.


Passover Holiday Dinner
Thursday, April 25, 7:30 PM

Passover Holiday Lunch
Friday, April 26, 12:30 - 2:30 PM

Passover Shabbat Dinner
Friday, April 26, 7:00 PM

Passover Shabbat Dinner – Post Wild!
Friday, April 26, 9:30 PM

Passover Shabbat Lunch
Saturday, April 27, 12:30 PM

Seudat Shlishi / Seudas Moshiach
Saturday, April 27, 6:50 PM

Clean Up + Grand Pizza Party
Saturday, April 27, 9:00 PM


Passover Maariv
Thursday, April 25, 7:00 PM

Passover Shachris+Torah Reading+Musaf
Friday, April 26, 9:45 AM

Shabbat x Passover Maariv
Friday, April 26, 6:30 PM

Shabbat x Passover Shachris+Torah Reading+Yizkor+Musaf
Saturday, April 27, 9:45 AM

Shabbat x Passover Mincha
Saturday, April 27, 2:35 PM

Passover Food on Campus

L’Chaim Station in Bear’s Den
Again in 2019: The L’Chaim station in Bear’s Den will be OPEN for Passover! Lunches on Monday through Thursday, April 22 – 25. Dinners on the evenings of Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, April 22 - 24.

Pre-packaged meals certified for Passover will be available at Paws & Go Market, Millbrook Market, and throughout campus.

(Brought to you by WashU Dining Services and certified Kosher for Pesach by the Vaad Hoeir of St. Louis.)

Shopping for Passover

Passover foods can be purchased in Paws and Go Market on the South 40. The nearest Schnucks supermarket to campus ( Richmond Heights) has a modest selection of Kosher-for-Passover food options. Better yet, is the Schnucks at Ladue Crossing. Simon Kohn’s is a bit further from campus but it has an excellent selection of Passover food options. As Kohn's delivers to Chabad House, it is possible to phone in an order and ask that it be delivered with the Chabad delivery, however, in the busy lead-up to Pesach, this may not work perfectly.

(Note: Just because something happens to be in a Passover aisle does not mean that it is automatically Kosher for Passover. Some Passover-certified food products look quite similar to their non-Passover counterparts. In fact, some Manischewitz brand Matzos (!) are actually not Kosher for Passover. Other Passover-certified foods are restricted to Jews of Sefardic descent, children, and people who are ill.)


At various locations on campus.

MEMO with Detailed Information

Rabbi Hershey's annual memo to students, with reminders to clean for Passover, best practices, and a detailed schedule of events.

Second Seder Invitation

Passover continues with a Family-Style Seder on Saturday evening, April 20. The second Seder is a smaller experience that brings people together for a wonderful experience inside the Chabad House.


Have a part in our Seder with your gift, so we may let all who are hungry came and eat.


Presented by The Network, a project of Chabad on Campus with partial support from the Jewish Federation of St Louis and the Kranzberg Foundation.

What is Pesach?
The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. Passover (Pesach) commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Pesach is observed by avoiding leaven, and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus
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