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    5:49PM

    Jewish Chanukah Events In Columbia, SC

    For our Jewish service members and their families the below links potentially holds the key to your best Chanukah ever! 

     



    Chanukar Car Menorah Parade & State House Menorah Lighting

    Save The Date!!
    Wednesday, November, 27th 

    Parade will start at 5:00 PM sharp, at the CJDS and will proceed down Trenholm Rd and Gervais St all the way to the SC State House!

    Following the Parade, we will have the Annual Menorah Lighting at the Statehouse at 5:45 PM

    Guest Speaker: Dr Harris Pastedes

    To RSVP for the parade, respond to this email 
    or call 803-237-7330

    Spaces in the parade are limited. Please act fast.

    2:17PM

    Singles Paintball At Columbia

    RSVP for transportation and planning purposes here: Singles Event RSVP

    When: Saturday 4 May 2013, we will depart Shaw AFB at 11:00 a.m. (Transportation will be provided in front of the HAWC building, across from the DFAC)

    We will have van transportation for the first 15 to sign-up.  We’ll then need to arrange carpools for any additional people.

    Where: Ballbusters Paintball - 227 Super Drive, West Columbia, SC

    The Shaw ChapeI will pay for you to play! (This includes 500 rounds, endless air refills, and proper safety equipment) If you desire to purchase more rounds or additional items click on the link for rates: http://www.ballbusters-paintball.com/prices.html This place offers SEVEN different fields to choose from! It is highly encouraged to eat lunch before coming to this event. Shortly, after a fun day of paintballing, we will enjoy dinner at Mellow Mushroom also purchased by the Chapel. This restaurant sells delicious food with some of the best pizza in the Midlands!

    Please RSVP by clicking the following link: Singles Event RSVP

    1:08PM

    Local Jewish Seders "Don't pass over Passover"

     

    Passover Seders in Sumter & Columbia, SC:

    Chabad-Aleph House: Is having a Seder on Monday, 25 March 2013 from 7:00-9:30 pm.  If you are planning to attend the interactive child and adult friendly and not too long Seder…click here to sign up today! They are located at 2509 Decker Boulevard, Columbia, SC 29206.   [www.chabadofSC.com]

    Beth Shalom: Is having a communal Seder on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 at 7:00pm.  Cost: Adults $30.00 (over 12 years old), children $12.50 (4-12 years old), children 3 years old and under are FREE.  Please send your check to Beth Shalom by Wednesday, March 20 to RSVP.  This dead line is made so we can guarantee all reservations received by March 20.  After the dead line has passed, we will continue to accept reservations until all seats are filled.  They are located at 5827 N Trenholm Rd, Columbia, SC 29206.   [http://bethshalomcolumbia.org/]

    Tree of Life: Is having a congregation Seder on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 at 6:30pm. For more information and a sign up form click HERE. Sign up deadline is 19 March.  They are located at 6719 N Trenholm Rd, Columbia, SC 29206.
    [http://www.tolsc.org/]

    Congregation Sinai: Is having its annual Passover Seder supper, to be held in the
    Temple annex on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 at 6:00pm.  For more information or to sign up you can call (803) 773-2122. They are located at 11 Church St Sumter, SC 29150. [History on the temple]

    Please email the Shaw Community Jewish Lay Leader, Gary Rudman by clicking HERE  to give him your name and number and he will ensure there is a place for you at the first two Seders (all are welcome). 


     

    Passover commences at sunset on the evening of 25 March 2013 and concludes at sunset on 2 April 2013

    The holiday of Pesach, or Passover, falls on the Hebrew calendar dates of Nissan 15-22. Here are coinciding secular dates for 2013: 25 March-2 April.

    Note: The Jewish calendar date begins at sundown of the night beforehand. Thus all holiday observances begin at sundown on the secular dates listed, with the following day being the first full day of the holiday. (Thus, the first Passover seder is held on the evening of the first date listed.) Jewish calendar dates conclude at nightfall.

    The first two days of Passover (from sundown of the first date listed, until nightfall two days later) are full-fledged, no-work-allowed holiday days. The subsequent four days are Chol Hamoed, when work is allowed, albeit with restrictions. Chol Hamoed is followed by another two full holiday days.

     


     

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