IWU to Host Seder/Passover Dinner
April 19, 2005
BLOOMINGTON, Ill.- Hillel, Illinois Wesleyan's Jewish religious organization, will
sponsor a Seder/Passover dinner on Thursday, April 21, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the
Main Lounge of Memorial Center (104 University St., Bloomington).
The event is free and open to the public.
A Seder is a time when families gather to retell the story of the Jewish exodus from
Egypt. According to Alyssa Stone, president of Hillel, “the purpose of the Seder/Passover
dinner is to open up a new experience to all students and community members through
the Jewish culture.” In celebration of the holiday, participants will sing songs,
listen to stories and indulge in a Passover feast. The meal will be vegetarian and
consist of traditional dishes such as matza ball soup, kugel, tzimmes, apple cake
Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling (309) 556-3034. For additional
information, contact Stone at (309) 556-2150 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact: Chelsey Iaquinta (309) 556-3181