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Prayer and Preparation Schedules

FESTIVALS: PASSOVER FESTIVAL

PESAH, HAG HAMATZOT

Friday Eve, March 30th - Saturday, April 7th

Preparations

Search for Hametz (Leaven)

Thursday Evening, March 29th

At night on Thursday.... (after sunset, 7:18 pm)

Fast of First Born

Friday Morning, March 30th

Fast of First Born begins (Dawn).......... 5:20 am

Sunrise.......................................................... 6:43 am

Shahrit & siyyum for the First Born........ 7:15 am

Stop eating hametz by.............................. 10:55 am

Dispose of any remaining hametz by.... 11:58 am

 

First & Second Days of Passover

FIRST TWO DAYS OF YOM TOB PESAH

First Day of Passover

Eve of the First Day, Friday Eve, Mar. 30th

Candle Lighting......................................... 7:01 pm

Evening Services (Minhah & Arbit)...... 7:00 pm

Friday Evening Sunset............................. 7:19 pm

Begin the First Haggadah.............. after 7:42 pm

First Day Morning, Saturday, March 31st

Zemirot........................................................ 8:15 am

Shahrit........................................................... 9:00 am

Tikkun HaTal.......... inserted in Musaf 10:40 am

Sermon & Service Conclusion.. 11:25-11:50 am

Second Day of Passover

Eve of  Second Day, Sat. Evening, Mar. 31st

Evening Services (Minhah & Arbit)...... 7:00 pm

Saturday Evening Sunset......................... 7:20 pm

Shabbat Ends & Omer Counting.. after 7:55 pm

Candles & Second Haggadah....... after 7:55 pm

Second Day Morning, Sunday, April 1st

Zemirot........................................................ 8:15 am

Shahrit, Hallel, Sermon, Musaf... 9:00-11:50 am

Second Day Conclusion, Sunday, April 1st

Minhah & Arbit......................................... 7:00 pm

Sunday Evening Sunset............................ 7:21 pm

Sunday Evening Habdalah...................... 7:44 pm

 

Intermediate Weekdays of Passover

HOL HAMOED PESAH

Mon. - Thu. Mornings, April 2nd - 5th

Shahrit & Musaf......................................... 7:15 am

Mon. - Wed. Evenings, April 2nd - 4th

Minhah & Arbit......................................... 6:30 pm

 

Seventh & Eighth Days of Passover

FINAL TWO DAYS OF YOM TOB PESAH

Seventh Day of Pesah

Synagogue Consecration Anniversary

First Mill Street Synagogue (1730)

Eve of the 7th Day, Thursday Eve, April 5th

Erub Tabshilin: When the festival begins on Thursday evening, an Erub, bread and food prepared for the following Sabbath, is set aside prior to the festival before sunset. See Prayers for the Festivals, by David de Sola Pool, p. 1.

Thursday Evening Candle Lighting...... 7:07 pm

Thursday Evening Minhah & Arbit...... 7:00 pm

Thursday Evening Sunset........................ 7:25 pm

7th Day Morning, Friday, April 6th

Zemirot........................................................ 8:15 am

Shahrit........................................................... 9:05 am

Torah Reading............................................ 9:50 am

Featuring reading of the Shirah-Song of the Sea

Musaf, Sermon, Conclusion...... 10:40-11:45 am

Shabbat, the Eighth Day of Pesah

Eve of the 8th Day, Friday Eve, April 6th

Shabbat/Festival Candle Lighting... by 7:08 pm

Friday Evening Minhah & Arbit........... 7:00 pm

Friday Evening Sunset............................. 7:26 pm

8th Day/Shabbat Morn, Saturday, April 7th

Zemirot........................................................ 8:15 am

Shahrit........................................................... 9:00 am

Reading of Shir HaShirim.. 11:30 am-12:15 pm

8th Day Conclusion, Saturday, April 7th

Saturday Evening Minhah & Arbit....... 7:05 pm

Saturday Evening Sunset......................... 7:27 pm

8th Day/Shabbat Concluding Habdalah 8:04 pm

Do not Consume hametz until

½ hour after Habdalah............................ 8:34 pm

Liberty Bell Rimonim

These Rimonim, modeled after the American Liberty Bell, were commissioned by the Congregation in honor of Judge Edgar J. Nathan Jr.

1961
Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883