Passover Food | Lou Reed to take part in Downtown Seder

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Legendary rocker Lou Reed is among the Jewish celebrities scheduled to participate in this year’s Downtown Seder.

Downtown Seder, in its 12th year, is a New York City experience bringing a modern, creative twist to a traditional Passover seder. The event features a number of musicians, comedians, political figures and other performers who sing, dance, recite poetry or discuss a subject relevant to the Jewish holiday.

Instead of the traditional Four Questions asked at the seder, the participants ask questions and encourage discussion on contemporary issues such as human slavery, gun control and climate change.

Joining Reed on Tuesday, March 19, six days before the actual start of Passover, will be his wife, performance artist Laurie Anderson, comedian Judy Gold, Israeli musician David Broza, composer Frank London, comedian Joel Chasnoff and others. — ynetnews.com