Seder Night
Around the World

First time in Canadian Radio History!

Originally broadcast on
Sunday, April 9th, 2023

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What's it all about?

It’s all about the Passover story!

Follow the format of the Haggadah, through music and entertainment, in a way that makes the Passover story accessible, understandable and, most of all, enjoyable to people of every background.

Who's it for?

A ground-breaking Canadian-produced event, Seder Night Around the World is for people of all religions, ages, nationalities and backgrounds.

Who's in it?

Appearances from guest celebrities – actors, singers, scholars, Canadian, Jewish, Israeli – joining from around the world and bringing a new dimension to the Passover experience.

Narrated by TVO's Steve Paikin

    With performances and greetings from around the world by

  • The Legendary Neil Sedaka
  • Grammy Award winner Kenny G
  • Comedy icon John Cleese
  • World famous tenor Andrea Bocelli
  • Dudu Fisher, Israeli Superstar
  • Chilina Kenny, Broadway star of Beautiful and JC Superstar
  • Jackie Richardson, Canada’s Queen of Jazz & Gospel
  • TV star Jerry Springer
  • Hollywood actors Jeremy Piven and Kevin Pollak
  • Jeff Madden, Star of Jersey Boys
  • The Maccabeats
  • Grammy-winner David Foster
  • The renowned Zamir Chorale
  • Kevin Pollack

    And the finest cantors from around the world

  • Cantor Itzhak Meir Helfgot, “The Pavarotti of the Cantorial World”
  • Cantor Shai Abramson, Chief Cantor of the IDF
  • Cantor Shimon Farkas, Chief Cantor of Sidney, Australia
  • Cantor Netanel Hershtik, 14th generation Chazzan
  • Cantor Simon Spiro, “The British Jazz Singer”

Who's behind it?

Seder Night Around the World is presented by ZoomerMedia with support from community organizations and private sponsors. It is written and produced by Simon and Aliza Spiro, the team that has brought the community together through their countless successful Jewish musical productions.

Seder Night Around the World was made possible by

With community support from


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