BYU Passover Seder

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2017 Seder Dates

Fridays, March 10, March 24, and April 7, 2017

6:30 p.m. in the Wilkinson Student Center, Room 3228.

The BYU Passover Seder service includes the biblical unleavened bread and bitter herbs, and features other festival foods and traditions of Passover, all in a specially catered meal. The Seder is hosted and led by Dr. Jeffrey Chadwick, BYU Religious Education (Jewish Studies) and Jerusalem Center professor. 

It will be an evening of cultural learning with scripture connections.  It promises to be an enriching experience, centered on an appreciation of the ancient Israelite and modern Jewish celebration that commemorates the deliverance of Israel from Egypt. Thisis a 40-year tradition at BYU.

Tickets for the BYU Passover Seder Service will go on sale on Monday, February 13. Tickets are $20 for BYU students, faculty and staff; $30 for the public and are available for purchase in 271 Joseph Smith Building at BYU. 

BYU Passover Seder Service

  • Date: Fridays, March 10, March 24, and April 7, 2017
  • Time: Begins 6:30 p.m. (please arrive early)
  • Location: 3228 Wilkinson Student Center 
  • Tickets: $20 for BYU students, faculty and staff; $30 for the public. Available beginning Monday, February 13, in 271 Joseph Smith Building on BYU Campus
  • Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. How long does the Passover Seder Service last?

A. The dinner lasts approximately 2 ½ hours.

Q. What should I wear?

A. Sunday dress is appropriate.

Q. Can I bring my children?

A. This service is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.

Q. Where do I purchase tickets?

A. You can purchase tickets in room 271 of the Joseph Smith Building by cash or check only.

Q. Can payment be made with credit or debit cards?

A. Payment can only be made with cash or check.

Q. How much are tickets to the Passover Seder Service?

A. Tickets are $20 for current students, staff, or faculty of Brigham Young University-Provo, and $30 for the public.

Q. I am an alumni of BYU. Can I get the BYU rate?

A. The BYU rate only applies to current students, faculty, or staff at BYU-Provo.

Q. Can I purchase tickets at the door?

A. Tickets can only be purchased prior to the event in 271 JSB.

Q. Is there assigned seating?

A. There is no assigned seating. Tickets are for a specific night but not a specific seat.

Q. I have purchased a ticket but find I am unable to go that night. Can I exchange my ticket for another night or get a refund for my ticket?

A. We are unable to refund or exchange tickets.

Q. I have a food allergy. Can I still attend the dinner?

A. Yes. Dining service can accommodate most dietary restrictions.

Q. Where is the Passover Seder Service held?

A. The service is held in room 3228 of the Wilkinson Center.

Q. Where can I park?

A. There is parking east of the Wilkinson Center.

  • For further questions or for information on how to purchase tickets by mail: Call BYU Religious Education: 801-422-3611