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JCC East Bay community seders. Interactive Passover celebrations in Berkeley and Oakland. Berkeley seder led by Rabbi Bridget Wynne of Jewish Gateways; Oakland seder led by Rabbi Mike Rothman with music by Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell. Vegetarian dinner option available. At 1414 Walnut Ave., Berkeley; and 5811 Racine St., Oakland. 7:30 p.m. $40-$60.

JCC East Bay Passover seders for young families. Kid-friendly seders in Berkeley and Oakland geared toward children 2-7 and their families. Vegetarian meal option available. At, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley; and 5811 Racine St., Oakland. 5 to 6:15 p.m. $15-$25.

JCCSF first-night community seder. 36th annual community Passover seder led by JCCSF’s Rabbi Batshir Torchio. Kosher dietary rules observed. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 6 p.m. $25-$55.

Sonoma County Chabad Jewish Center community seder. At Flamingo Resort Hotel, 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. 7 p.m. $40. RSVP required.

Chabad of the East Bay communal Passover seder. At Sway Chic, 2569 Telegraph Ave., Berkeley. 7 p.m. $15-$36. RSVP required.

Chabad of Solano County community Passover. At Hampton Inn and Suites, 800 Mason St., Vacaville. 7:15 p.m. $18-$40. RSVP required.

Chabad of Palo Alto first-night seder. Family-friendly, traditional community seder. Also April 4, in-depth second-night seder. At Chabad of Palo Alto, 3070 Louis Road. 8:30 p.m. $20-$35. RSVP requested.

Traditional Passover seder. First-night seder and four-course meal. At Congregation Chevra Thilim, 751 25th Ave., S.F. 7 p.m. $15-$55.

First-night seder in Modesto. Traditional, full-length Passover seder and dinner. Also April 4, second-night community seder. At Congregation Beth Shalom, 1705 Sherwood Ave., Modesto. 7 p.m. $12-$44, children 4 and under free. (209) 571-6060 or [email protected]

Chabad of Napa Valley seder. Candlelighting at 7:16 p.m. followed by traditional seder at 8 p.m. Napa Valley location provided with RSVP.  [email protected]

Chabad of Contra Costa communal seder. Also April 4, second-night seder. At Chabad of Contra Costa, 1671 Newell Ave., Walnut Creek. 7:15 p.m. $30-$45. RSVP requested.


Temple Beth Hillel seder. Family-friendly congregational seder on the second night of Passover. At Temple Beth Hillel, 801 Park Central, Richmond. 6:30 p.m. $6-$32. RSVP requested.

Potluck seder for singles. Seder for mature Jewish singles featuring a potluck meal and “mystery guest.” Sponsored by Congregation Shir Hadash, Haverim Connection and Bay Area Jewish Singles Havurah. At Congregation Shir Hadash, 20 Cherry Blossom Lane, Los Gatos. 6:30 p.m. $15-$20 plus potluck item. [email protected] or [email protected]


Older adults seder. Kosher meal and Passover celebration led by Ron Feldman with music by Achi Ben Shalom. Vegetarian option available with RSVP. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 11:30 a.m. $10-$13.


Older adults seder lunch. Condensed seder and glatt kosher Passover lunch for older adults. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 11:30 a.m. $5-$10.


Émigré Passover seder. Russian-language seder with dancing, music and singing. Sponsored by Sinai Memorial Chapel. At JCCSF, 3200 California St., S.F. 3:30 p.m. $25. (415) 292-1239


“Passover in the Desert.” Four-day celebration with meditation, music, storytelling and Jewish education at Panamit Valley in the Mojave Desert. Through April 13. Prices vary.


Mimouna Late Shabbat. Young adult late Shabbat service and Moroccan-inspired oneg. At Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F. 8:30 p.m. Free.