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Lots of CRC mitzvahs on this 2’nd day of Passover. The 7th grade served breakfast to the families at the Ronald McDonald House. And the 8th grade helped the CRC crew serve lunch to the homeless at Trinity, subbing for a church so their folks could celebrate Easter. One mom this morning, who is going through an unspeakably hard time at Children’s Hospital, tearfully told our kids that they were ‘the bright spots in her week.”! ... See MoreSee Less

Lots of CRC mitzvahs on this 2’nd day of Passover. The 7th grade served breakfast to the families at the Ronald McDonald House. And the 8th grade helped the CRC crew serve lunch to the homeless at Trinity, subbing for a church so their folks could celebrate Easter. One mom this morning, who is going through an unspeakably hard time at Children’s Hospital, tearfully told our kids that they were ‘the bright spots in her week.”!Image attachment

Love, love having 34 of our Next Dor neighbors joining CRC for 2nd Seder! ... See MoreSee Less

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Should have been there!!! I kept meaning to call. I just put it off. Now I hope everyone has a peaceful and love filled and peaceful.

Spirits abound! 2nd Seder with Rabbi Randy doesn’t disappoint! ... See MoreSee Less

The Passover Seder is a religious stroke of genius, a meal ‘supersized’ with rituals, observations, questions, experiential learning, conversation, songs, symbolic foods, liberation theology, humor, deepening relationships, empathy and wonder. Blessings to our beloved CRC community for a happy and meaningful Passover that will help freedom ring for all! ... See MoreSee Less

The Passover Seder is a religious stroke of genius, a meal ‘supersized’ with rituals, observations,  questions, experiential learning, conversation, songs, symbolic foods, liberation theology, humor, deepening relationships, empathy and wonder. Blessings to our beloved CRC community for a happy and meaningful Passover that will help freedom ring for all!

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I want to be at THAT seder!!

Daniel Bogard, I still want to attend your Seder ( someday, eh? ) . חג שמח

Jews have always made Jewish food out of local ingredients.

Try adding North American Charoset to your Passover Seder this year!
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We're getting ready for #Pesach here at CRC! Thanks 4th graders for telling the Passover story in one line---"once we were slaves, and now we are free people." ... See MoreSee Less

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That is very sweet to do this for the kids at our praying sight. It is good to prey for something is real from within you.

This is our take on Tasty videos...tailored to Passover! Enjoy! ... See MoreSee Less

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I just take the same recipe and take out the nuts

I've been looking for a good nut free version if anyone has any recipes

Excellent!

The future is so bright, and it's not just the lights in Times Square! Rabbi Susan Talve, Rabbi Daniel Bogard, and Jen Fishering had the privilege of leading CRC's Confirmation trip to New York City this weekend. We are so proud of who they are, how they learn, and how they walk in the world. ... See MoreSee Less

The future is so bright, and its not just the lights in Times Square! Rabbi Susan Talve, Rabbi Daniel Bogard, and Jen Fishering had the privilege of leading CRCs Confirmation trip to New York City this weekend. We are so proud of who they are, how they learn, and how they walk in the world.

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Love this group of kids

I love their bright shining faces. They are blessed to be led by Rabbi Talve. Looks like a super fun trip.

Sam had an incredible weekend! Our kids are so fortunate to have these opportunities.

Sorry I missed you all! As always, I'm sure it was fabulous!

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(Trigger warning-belated Purim/April Fool’s Day Post) Sorry CRC, these 8th graders spent the weekend in Chicago and converted. They are now Cubs fans, just in time for Passover (“Next year...”)! ... See MoreSee Less

(Trigger warning-belated Purim/April Fool’s Day Post) Sorry CRC, these 8th graders spent the weekend in Chicago and converted. They are now Cubs fans, just in time for Passover (“Next year...”)!

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That's a conversion I'm OK with. I ❤ Wrigley. My dad and I walked a few laps around that great old park and neighborhood when I was a kid. Thanks for showing Benjie!

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