Temple Beth Shalom

Resources and Best Wishes For Passover from TBS

by Rabbi Carl Choper, Temple Beth Shalom

Passover begins the night of Wednesday April 8 and continues for the next 8 days until it is dark on Thursday April 16.  During those days we avoid eating khumetz (leavening - any forms of grain other than matzah, yeast,  and traditionally also…

Seder Behind Bars: Area Prisoners Celebrate Freedom Story of Passover

by Mary Klaus

Jewish prisoners especially appreciate the Passover story of Moses leading the slaves out of Egypt to freedom.

While most Harrisburg-area Jews will attend Seders in homes or synagogues next month, about 20 Jewish inmates at the State Correctional Institute in Camp Hill will a…