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COVID-19's Impact On Celebrations As Passover Begins

Rob Dobrusin
Beth Israel Congregation of Ann Arbor
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Tonight marks the beginning of Passover, the Jewish holiday that commemorates the Hebrews' liberation from slavery in Egypt.  Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus crisis, Jewish families are unable to get together in their respective temples or with their extended families for the occasion.  Robert Dobrusin, rabbi emeritus at Ann Arbor's Temple Beth Israel, discussed the meaning of Passover, its traditions, and how COVID-19 has changed the 2020 celebration. 

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Beth Israel Congregation

About Rabbi Rob Dobrusin

What is Passover (Pesach)?

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