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Saturday, March 18 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
From the Seder Table to Cafe Du Monde

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The seder table is filled with reminders of the slavery of Egypt.  Interestingly, Cafe Du Monde (CDM), founded in 1862, also got its start in 19th-century slave days. Is there a link between the institution of CDM and the seder table?  Come learn not only what that link is but also how certain ways of survival adopted by our ancestors actually allowed us to mitigate some of the aftereffects of slavery in ways that 19th-century African Americans could only dream of.

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Scott Hoffman

Rabbi Scott Hoffman is rabbi of Shir Chadash in Metairie. A rabbi for more than thirty years, he has served congregations in the New York, Philadelphia, and the Washington, DC, area. Rabbi Hoffman has served as a nursing home chaplain, hospice chaplain and adjunct professor of Talmud... Read More →

Saturday March 18, 2023 2:15pm - 3:15pm CDT
Congregation Gates of Prayer Board Room

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