By Jay Grenby, April 24, 2008
A modern-day plague left Bromley Reform congregants in the dark on Sunday when they should have been enjoying their annual seder.
The community’s Highland Road shul was hit by a power cut. Told that supplies might not be restored until late in the evening, organisers already at the synagogue were faced with a dilemma.
But with 100 eggs still to be hard-boiled and the same number of salmon and salad dinners awaiting preparation — never mind the prospect of shivering through the Haggadah reading — they opted to postpone.