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Seder in the Sierras

Passover 2013 in Lake Tahoe California

Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing
Great Friends, Great Food, Great Turns

Saturday, March 23, 2013 (evening)
through
Monday, March 25, 2013 (evening)

(Come for all or part, same low price)

a Joint Event of Adventure Rabbi &
Temple Bat Yam of South Lake Tahoe

Seder in the Sierras, Passover 2013
in the Mountains of Lake Tahoe:

Join us for a unique, outdoor-oriented Passover celebration. Downhill skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing will lead us to a different kind of freedom. 

We will explore the themes of Passover, meet great people, make some awesome turns, and enjoy a delicious catered Seder meal.

Come alone or with family or friends. We guarantee when you depart, you will feel part of our community.

Options are available for all levels of snow enthusiasts. (You might choose to just come just for the Seder!)

  • Looking for a unique Jewish holiday experience?
  • Trying to avoid the family politics of your traditional seder?
  • Searching for a Seder in a ski town over spring break?
  • Striving to show your kids/ parents/friends/self a different way of being Jewish?

Whatever your reason for joining us, this long weekend will open your eyes to an adventurous approach to Jewish living and learning. 

Schedule:
Saturday March 23, 2013: 7-9pm
Havdalah Program & Chametz filled dessert @ Temple Bat Yam

Sunday March 24, 2013:
All day backcountry adventure.

Snowshoe or Cross Country Ski Adventure near Luther Pass, which is about 30 minutes from town. We will meet at Temple and carpool. Snowshoes and poles are available for rent.  (Exact location depends on snowpack, but we will be in a flat, avalanche free zone.)

We are offering a choice of snowshoeing or mellow cross-country skiing. This adventure is accessible to all levels of snow enthusiasts. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! Rabbi Evon and other staff members will help turn you into a pro. We will have two groups, one for "never-evers" and one for experienced participants.

Children who can walk 3 miles are welcome to join in. (Rabbi Korngold's commentary: Let me elaborate because my kids can walk three miles but wouldn't want to walk three miles. If your kids can handle the hike to the arch on our Moab hike, which is 3.2 miles, they can do this. We get it that its a rare kid who actually wants to walk 3 miles but ask yourself if physically they could, given the correct incentive. Hint: bring candy, a thermos of hot chocolate, and hot packs and you should be set.)

Evening: Hang out in town with your new friends. Soak in the hot tub, enjoy one of Lake Tahoe's great restaurants or just take some time to relax.

Monday, March 25, 2013:

Downhill Skiing at Heavenly Mountain
Meet at Tamarack Lodge on Heavenly Mountain - 10 am to break into groups.

We will enjoy a day of world class skiing at Heavenly Mountain (Colorado Five mountain passes are honored here!)

We will break into groups and ski by levels. No one need ski alone. Rabbi Evon will try to ski a little with each of the groups. (Please note, this is not guided skiing and each participant is responsible for their own lift ticket and gear. )

Evening:
Community Seder
Rabbi Evon Yakar leads an innovative and engaging Seder. the discussions are lively, the wine is plentiful, and the food divine.

Price:

Members:
Free for Adventure Rabbi Members and Temple Bat Yam Members.
(Members need only pay $60 or $30 ages 4-12, the costs collected by the caterer for the meal. Meal is free for ages 0-3)
After March 13, 2013 Seder Meal price is:
Adult Members $75
Members ages 4-12, $40

Non-Members:
Adults: $125 + $75 for Seder Meal
Students: $95 + $75 for Seder Meal
Teens 13-17: $95 + $75 for Seder Meal
Children 4- 12: $65 + $40 for Seder Meal
Children Ages 0-3 Free



Does not include: hotel, lift tickets, meals other than the Seder meal or rental gear.

After March 13, 2013: +$25 additional late registration fee

After March 13, 2013 Seder meal:
Adult Non-members $90
Non-Members ages 4-12 $50

Register Here >>


   Passover Seder 2013 Details:
What: Seder in the Sierras: Reform Passover Seder: traditional foods, innovative Seder, backcountry snowshoeing, world-class downhill skiing at Heavenly.
When:

Saturday March 23 - Monday March 25
(come to all or part, same low price, or just attend the Seder for $75/person, $40 for kids)

Saturday March 23, 2013, 7-9 p.m.:
Opening Havdallah Program

Sunday March 24, 2013
Backcountry Snowshoe / XCountry Ski Adventure

Monday March 25, 2013
Downhill Skiing/ Boarding at Heavenly

Monday March 25, 2013
Passover Seder led by Rabbi Evon Yakar

Register Here >>

Where: Lake Tahoe, CA.
Why: Let the wilderness awaken your Judaism for Passover Seder 2013.
Price:

Adults: $125 +$75 for Seder Meal

Students: $95 +$75 for Seder Meal
Teens 13-17: $95 +$75 for Seder Meal
Children 4-12: $65 +$40 for Seder Meal
Children under 3 free

After March 13, 2013: +$25 additional late registration fee

After March 13, 2013 seder meal Prices:
Adult Non-members $90
Non-Members ages 4-12 $50

Register Here >>

Adventure Rabbi Members, and Temple Bat Yam Member Free +$60 for Seder Meal ($30 ages 4-12)
After March 13, 2013 Seder Meal Prices:
Adult Members $75
Members Ages 4-12, $40

Menu: Veggie Crudite
Gefilte Feish
Matzah Ball Soup
Roasted Chicken
Carrot Tzimmes
Potato Pancakes
Roasted Veggies
Flourless Chocolate Torte

Rabbi Evon will be happy to call you to answer your questions about menu. Just fill out the form below with your email and telephone number and he will give you a call.
Lodging:

Lakeland Village Resort, rates start at $129/ night for 2 people. Group Code is 47789M www.lakeland-village.com

Closest Airport: Reno Nevada Rental cars are available
Religious
Affiliation:
Rabbi Evon Yakar is a Reform rabbi, ordained by Hebrew Union College. This is an out-of-the-box religious event. We will be carrying, and driving on the Sabbath and on the Holiday.
Gear List: Gear list coming soon.
Register: Register Here >>

 

 

Questions?
Rabbi Evon will be happy to call you to answer your questions and describe this program in more detail. Just fill out the form below with your email and telephone number and he will give you a call: