Description: Sunday, March 15, 2020. 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
This multimedia concert features Chad Gadya, Who Knows One, and other ...read moreSunday, March 15, 2020. 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
This multimedia concert features Chad Gadya, Who Knows One, and other Passover songs in multiple languages, arranged in traditional and contemporary styles and performed by renowned musicians Jewlia Eisenberg and Jeremiah Lockwood (Yiddish), Asher Shasho Levy (Judeo-Arabic), and Chloe Pourmorady (Ladino, Judeo-Persian, etc.). The event will also include food samples from global Passover traditions (catered by Got Kosher), an engaging introduction to endangered Jewish languages – from Jewish Neo-Aramaic to Judeo-Tat – by Hebrew Union College Professor Sarah Bunin Benor, a Haggadah supplement with songs and images, and a raffle featuring books about Jewish languages and Passover.
If you have questions, please email Sarah Bunin Benor at [email protected]. read less
Description: Sunday, March 29, 2020, from 12-1pm at Chabad in Westwood RSVP a must.
The Friendship Circle Holiday programs allow ...read moreSunday, March 29, 2020, from 12-1pm at Chabad in Westwood RSVP a must.
The Friendship Circle Holiday programs allow the entire family to celebrate together in a comfortable and lively setting. Volunteers are on hand to bring holiday cheer and ensure that the needs of each child are met. Innovative activities bring the warm and joyous feelings of the holidays to the children and their families.
Children 2-25. Contact [email protected]read less
Description: Welcome to the Martin Ackermann Model Matzah Factory online registration:
The Matzah Factory is lo ...read moreWelcome to the Martin Ackermann Model Matzah Factory online registration:
The Matzah Factory is located on the 3rd floor at 741 Gayley Ave in Westwood. There is a staircase at the side of the building on the left side. Please use that staircase for access.
Matzah Factory tours are scheduled to start promptly at the starting time. Please make sure that you are on time.
There is NO PARKING IN THE BUILDING.
Parking can be found at a meter on the streets nearby or at the parking structure across the street at UCLA for a fee.
There is a charge of $12 per participant 2 years old and up.
For Groups of 30 and up please call (424) 248-8770 for a special group rate.
MODEL MATZAH BAKERY
The Model Matzah Bakery also known as the "Matzah Factory" is an experience where participants will get a taste of Pesach (The holiday of Passover) there are 2 parts to the program:
Participants will enjoy a humorous play watching as the ancient Pharoah and Moses have it out. Moses pleading, Cajoling and even threatening Pharoah to "LET MY PEOPLE GO"!!! Culminating with the "10 Plagues" and Pharoah finally sending the Jewish people out of Egypt.
In the second part of the program particiants will be taken through various rooms:
The Wheat Field: Participants will be given stalks of wheat and they will seperate the husks from the seeds, grind the seeds and sift the flour.
Rainforest: Participants will locate a Spring of water, draw a bucket of water and mix it with the flour turning it into dough.
Matzah Bakery: Participants will be given a piece of dough which they will Roll, Punch Holes into and put in the oven to bake. Additionally, there will be a Photo-Op set up.
We are confident that this will be a special and memorable experience for you and your family.
WISHING YOU AND YOURS A HAPPY AND KOSHER PASSOVER!!! read less