Judaic Studies to host Seder at Fairfield University


The Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies will host its annual interfaith Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 3, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Arrupe Center's McGrath Room in the Egan Chapel of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

Dr. Ellen Umansky, Professor of Judaic Studies, assisted by Carolyn Rusiackas, Assistant University Chaplain, will lead the Seder. The ceremony will include a brief explanation of the historical and theological connection between Passover and Easter, a tasting of the ceremonial foods and readings from the Haggadah.

The Seder is open to the administration, faculty, staff and students of Fairfield University. Admission is free but space is limited and reservations are recommended. To reserve, call Elaine Bowman in the Judaic Studies office at ext. 2066.

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Posted on February 6, 2001

Vol. 33, No. 144