First Night Community Seder in Oakland

Date: Monday, April 10, 2017Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location:  Show map JCC East Bay, Oakland Branch 5811 Racine Street, Oakland, CA 94609
Contact: Rachel WhittomPhone: (510) 848-0237 ext.142Email:

Join us for a warm, lively, and social celebration for people of all ages. We will come together for the first night of Passover with singing, storytelling, and a delicious seder meal. 

Cantor Shira Stanford-Asiyo will lead us through the night.

Cantor Shira Stanford-Asiyo is a Reconstructionist cantor and educator currently living in the Peninsula. She is the former Executive Director of JYCA-Jewish Youth for Community Action a youth-led social justice organization in the Bay. She was previously the Spiritual Leader of Congregation Beth Hagivot in Fountain Hills, Arizona, a music educator at Pardes Jewish Day School, a group leader for the American Jewish World Service and a member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Multiracial Network. She also published essays in Torah Aura’s book,  God: Jewish Choices for Struggling with the Ultimate, and collaborated with author Debra Jill Mazer to publish the Open Eyed Heart-Wide Haggadah.