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Pesach Schedule

Please click here for a printable version of the schedule.

The Rabbi is available for the sale of Chametz before Mincha, after Maariv beginning Thursday, March 23rd through Tuesday, April 4th with the exception of Monday March 27th . If you would like a private appointment or if you are uncomfortable coming to shul, please contact Rabbi Feigenbaum at 214-557-1347. 


Shabbos April 1st 
Shabbos HaGadol Drasha:                                   6:20 p.m.

Kashering Utensils for Pesach- Sunday April, 2nd from 10:00-12:00 at Ohr HaTorah.  Please be reminded that everything has to sit for 24 hours prior to kashering; everything has to be thoroughly cleaned prior to bringing them to Shul.  If you have questions about how clean is clean, please call Rabbi Klein for directions.  Only METAL can be brought.  No plastic, wood, rubber, ceramic, or glass.  Please bring only utensils needed for Pesach.

Tuesday, April 4th - Bedikas Chametz
Search for Chametz                                                   8:34 p.m.
Nullification of Chametz after searching
Wednesday, April 5th - Erev Pesach
Fast of the First Born Begins:                              5:58 a.m.
Shacharis:                                                                        6:40 / 7:00/ 7:30 / 8:00 a.m
Siyum following each Schacharis
Burning Chametz (at the Shul):                           8:30-11:00 a.m.

Latest time for eating Chametz:                         10:59 a.m.
Latest time for burning Chametz:                      12:14 p.m.
Early Mincha:                                                                 2:15 p.m.
Eruv Tavshilin is said see Artscroll siddur page 654
Candle lighting/ Mincha                                          7:32 p.m.
Seder can begin:                                                           8:35 p.m.
Midnight (afikomen should be eaten)             1:29 a.m.

Thursday, April 6th - First day of Pesach 
Shacharis:                                                                       9:00 a.m.
Mincha (followed by a shiur):                              7:35 p.m.
Shiur from Rabbi Yerachmiel Fried    
Candle lighting (from a pre-existing flame) no earlier than:    8:35 p.m.
No Seder preparations before candlelighting
Maariv:                                                                           8:35 p.m.
Midnight (Chatzos):                                               1:29 a.m.

Friday, April 7th - Second Day of Pesach 
Shacharis:                                                                   9:00 a.m.
Mincha/Candle lighting                                     6:15 & 7:33 p.m.
                   (From pre-existing flame)

Shabbos, April 8th - 1st day Chol HaMoed
Shacharis:                                                                 7:15 & 9:00 a.m.
Mincha:                                                                      7:30 p.m.
Maariv/Shabbos ends                                        8:37 p.m.

Sunday April 9th- Chol HaMoed
Shacharis:                                                                 7:00, 8:00 and 9:00 a.m.
Mincha                                                                       7:40 p.m.

Monday-Tuesday April 10th-11th   - Chol HaMoed
Shacharis:                                                               6:25, 8:00 and 9:00 a.m.
Mincha                                                                     7:40 p.m.

Tuesday April 11th – Erev Yom Tov
Earliest Candle lighting                                  6:34 p.m.
Mincha:                                                                    6:20 p.m.
Mincha/Regular candlelighting:                7:36 p.m.                                                        
Wednesday, April 12th – Seventh Day of Pesach
Shacharis:                                                               7:15 / 9:00 a.m.
Mincha:                                                                    6:00/7:40 p.m.
Candle lighting (from a pre-existing flame) no earlier than:    8:40 p.m.

Thursday, April 13th – Eighth Day of Pesach
Shacharis:                                                                 7:15 / 9:00 a.m.
Yizkor no earlier than:                                      8:00 / 10:15 a.m.
Mincha:                                                                      6:00/ 7:40 p.m.
Maariv / Yom Tov Ends:                                    8:41 p.m.
Chametz sold through Shul should not be eaten before:    10:00 p.m.

Next year in Jerusalem!

Shabbos Parshas Shmini

Mincha Erev Shabbos: 6:20 & 7:20
Shachris: 7:15 & 9:00
Mincha: 5:30 & 7:35
Maariv: 8:42

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