Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Tishri 23, 5776
National Museum of American Jewish History


101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106
The National Museum of American Jewish History’s mission is to present educational programs and experiences that preserve, explore and celebrate the history of Jews in America. Our purpose is to connect Jews more closely to their heritage and to

2nd Annual Freedom Seder Revisited

April 2, 2014 6:30 PM

Join us for an evening of commemoration, stories, and a community celebration of freedom, inspired by the original 1969 Freedom Seder. Experience a piece of history and help to continue the tradition.

Advance registration strongly encouraged.
Kosher dinner included.

$25/$18 Members
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Sponsored by PECO, the Louis N. Cassett Foundation, the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation, and the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation.
In partnership with First Person Arts and Operation Understanding.

About the Freedom Seder:
On the first anniversary of the death of Dr. King, and the third night of Passover, the Jewish holiday that commemorates the story of the Israelite’s Exodus from Egypt, hundreds of people of all backgrounds gathered to celebrate freedom. For the first time, the ancient Jewish story of liberation was intertwined with a current struggle for liberation: Black America’s fight for equal rights, at what is now known as the original Freedom Seder.


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