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Pesach in Cornwall

Enjoy a traditional service and super seder in an idyllic setting in Cornwall if you are in the Southwest for Friday night, 3rd April at 6:30pm at Trelissick Gardens.

One of the highlights of the year, Kehillat Kernow, the Jewish community of Cornwall is delighted to welcome visitors to their seder and reading of the Haggadah at this beautiful festival held at a beautiful National Trust site. Both Ashkenazi and Shephardi food will be served.

Tickets are available by contacting the event’s organiser, Mrs. Anne Hearle at 01736-731686.

Passover 2014/5774

Our first seder night for Pesach is on Monday 14th April and once again will take place at Trelissick Gardens near Truro, so if you haven’t booked up yet with Anne Hearle please do so as soon as possible as these occasions are always very popular. Members can attend for £17.50 and for non-members the price is £40 per person. For this you get the service, all the appropriate foods, the main meal and kosher wine. We look forward to welcoming everyone on the night which starts at 6.30pm.

Recent Past Events

Pesach 2011

This year’s Passover at Trelissick Gardens(Monday 18th April), was a splendid success with 75 members and guests in attendance. Representatives from the Interfaith Council and Truro Baptist Church joined Kehillat Kernow to observe and to remember the Exodus from Egypt. Food was prepared by members and the sumptuous seder which came in between the traditional reading of the Hagaddah added to the joy of the evening. The Cheder childrens’ rendition of the ‘Mah Nishtanah’ was perfect.

Fiddler on the Roof Event

In January, thirty-five members of Kehillat Kernow attended a private viewing and sing-along of the film Fiddler on the Roof at the Phoenix Theatre in Falmouth. Some came in the dress of the Anatevya period in keeping with the Shetl atmosphere of the film; everyone passed the popcorn and sang the familiar tunes. Nostalgia reigned.

Yom Ha-Shoah Service

On the 27th of January, a memorial service conducted by Louise Garcia, KK member, to remember the six million Jews who were murdered in the holocaust, took place.
Members of the community attended to say prayers and honour those who died. In addition, a talk at a local school (St. Ives) was given and KK members attended the Civic Service which took place in Truro on that day.

Plaque and Menorah Dedication by Mousehole Evacuees

On May 11th and 12th evacuees from the Jewish Free School during World War II who were taken in by Mousehole residents, held dedication ceremonies to remember and to honour the time spent in Cornwall when they were children. A menorah and a memorial bench with accompanying plaque now marks the important contribution made by local residents to Jewish children during the evacuation period and also highlight an important aspect of local Jewish history.

See pictures in the Photo Gallery of the events. For Future Services and Events Dates  – go direct to events.