Congregation B’nai Chaim honors Passover from home

Congregation B’nai Chaim members will celebrate Passover and the traditional Seder meals in their own homes because of the “stay-at-home” and the social distancing orders to level the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus will be for the first time in history. Valley News/Shane Gibson photos
Murrieta’s Congregation B’nai Chaim won’t be the only building of faith closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic during Passover Thursday, April 9, a special time of prayer and faith commemorating the liberation of the Israelites from Egyptian slavery.The Passover, or Pesach to Hebrews, Asura to Muslims and Passover to Christians, is written in the Torah, Qur’an and the Old Testament of the Bible, but the memorial is one of the most celebrated days for members of Congregation B’nai Chaim, located at 29500 Via Princesa, in Murrieta.The Jewish forefathers were led by God’s hand to cross the parted Red Sea and find their way to Jerusalem where they raised the first temple in thanks and praise for their deliverance. Today Jerusalem is the holiest city for all three faiths.[c
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