Our compiled list of Atlanta’s Passover events for 2016. Please e-mail additional events to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion.
Passover Haggadah Exhibit. View a free exhibit of Passover Haggadot from the 16th through 21st centuries. Open to the public each day, the exhibit is sponsored by the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies and includes items from the Breman Museum. The exhibit is located in the 3rd floor gallery of Pitts Theology Library at 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta GA 30322. For more information, see http://pitts.emory.edu/exhibits/haggadah2016/index.cfm.
SUNDAY, APRIL 17
Running from Egypt. Congregation Ner Tamid, 1349 Old Highway 41, Suite 220, Marietta, holds its first Exodus 5K/1 Mile Fun Run for all ages, including a costume contest and prizes for the first finishers, with an 8 a.m. start for the 5K and 8:15 start for the mile. Entry for the mile is $20, for phantom runners is $25, and for the 5K is $25 until April 16 and $30 race day; www.mynertamid.org, events@mynertamid or 678-264-8575.
Prep course. Rabbi Neil Sandler facilitates a class on how to lead a meaningful seder at 9:30 a.m. at Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 Peachtree Battle Ave., Buckhead. Free (bring a family haggadah to take notes); aasynagogue.org or 404-355-5222.
Family program. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Olympic Park Drive, downtown, in cooperation with the Marcus Jewish Community Center, is hosting “Matzah at the Museum” with crafts, story time, sing-alongs, science experiments and Rabbi Brian Glusman from 2 to 5 p.m. Admission is $14.95; childrensmuseumatlanta.org/calendar/matzah-at-the-museum or 404-659-5437.
Freedom Seder. David Broza, Peter Yarrow and other star performers participate in City Winery’s pre-Passover celebration at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of Ponce City Market in Midtown. Tickets are $145 and $100 ($25 more for glatt kosher instead of kosher style); www.citywinery.com/atlanta.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20
Food preparation. The Marcus JCC, 5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, concludes its “Prepare for Pesach” series with a class on desserts at noon in the Kuniansky Culinary Studio. Admission is $25 for JCC members, $45 for nonmembers; www.atlantajcc.org or 678-812-4152.
Steakhouse seder. The Brotherhood of Temple Sinai, 5645 Dupree Drive, Sandy Springs, holds a men’s dinner featuring steak, scotch, Passover learning and community at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 for Brotherhood members, $40 for nonmembers; RSVP by April 15 at templesinaiatlanta.org.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22
Seder. Chabad of Cobb, 4450 Lower Roswell Road, East Cobb, holds a mystical seder at 7:30 p.m. after optional services at 6:30. Tickets are $56 for adults, $8 for children ages 4 to 12; RSVP by April 14 at www.chabadofcobb.com/seder.
SATURDAY, APRIL 23
Seder. Temple Sinai, 5645 Dupree Drive, Sandy Springs, offers a four-course meal during a seder led by Rabbi Ron Segal at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $25 for adults, $15 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and under (non-Sinai members are $5 more each); RSVP by April 19 at templesinaiatlanta.org.
Seder. Guardians of the Torah is holding a second seder at the Lodge at the River Club, 1221 Riverside Drive, Roswell, at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5). Free, but participants are encouraged to bring a dish for at least 10 people and to make a donation to the organization; RSVP to email@example.com.
Seder. Congregation Ner Tamid, 1349 Old Highway 41, Suite 220, Marietta, holds a seder at 6 p.m.; bring your own matzah and grape juice. Tickets are $10 per person or $40 per household for members, $18 for those 10 and older and $12 for ages 2 to 9 for nonmembers; RSVP by April 17 at www.mynertamid.org, firstname.lastname@example.org or 678-264-8575.
Seder. Temple Kol Emeth, 1415 Old Canton Road, East Cobb, holds a catered seder led by Rabbi Erin Boxt at 6 p.m. Admission is $36 for adults and $22 for children 10 and under for members, $47 for adults and $32 for children for nonmembers; register by April 15 at www.kolemeth.net.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27
Hunger Seder. Ahavath Achim Synagogue, 600 Peachtree Battle Ave., Buckhead, holds the annual seder at which discussions about hunger in Atlanta are woven into the meal. Admission is $36; RSVP by April 25 to bit.ly/1LEz4eG or 404-355-3848.