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Saturday
07
APR

Last day of Passover - Feast of Moshiach

18:30
20:30
Chabad at SMC
Event organized by Chabad at SMC

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Let's close out the Passover holiday together with a special farewell meal, call it the 3rd Seder if you will, less the long Haggadah story. We can get straight to enjoying the food, complete with the 4 cups and matzah, discuss words of Torah and inspirational stories, sing Chassidic melodies, and find out why this day has a special energy related to the coming of Moshiach.

Saturday, Apr. 7, 6:30pm
@ Chabad in S. Monica 1428 17th street.

The last day of Passover ("Acharon Shel Pesach") is particularly associated with Moshiach and the future redemption. The Haftarah (reading from the Prophets) for this day is from Isaiah 11, which describes the promised future era of universal peace and divine perfection. Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov instituted the custom of partaking of a "Moshiach's meal" on the afternoon of the last day of Passover; in addition to the matzah eaten at "Moshiach's meal", the Rebbes of Chabad added the custom of drinking four cups of wine, as in the seder held on Passover's first days.