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at Chabad of Park Slope
Pesach: April 10th –18th, 2017
Message from the Rabbi
As we approach the holiday of Pesach, we think of all the laws, customs and traditions associated with the holiday, and what this holiday represents to us personally and as a People.

Please join us at our annual communal seders, and take advantage of our Passover-related services and events.

You can find more information about the holiday below.

Wishing you and your family a kosher and happy Passover,
Community Seder
Join us for a Passover Seders you will remember for a lifetime!
First Seder: Monday, April 10th 
8:00 pm - at Cong. B'nai Jacob 

Second Seder: Tuesday, April 11th 
1) 7:00 pm - Interactive Family Seder
2) 8:30 pm - at the home of Rabbi Shimon and Sara Hecht 
Service Schedule
Monday - April 10th
Eat Chametz until: 10:45 am 
Burn your chametz before: 11:51 am 
Candle lighting time: 7:12 pm
First Seder: 8:00pm at CBJ 
Tuesday - April 11th
Morning Services: 10:00 am
Candle lighting time: 8:13 pm 
Second Seder: 1) 7:00 pm - Interactive Family Seder at the home of Rabbi Menashe & Leah Wolf 2) 8:30 pm - Traditional Seder at home of Rabbi Shimon and Sara Hecht 
Wednesday - April 12th
Morning Services: 10:00 am
Yom Tov Ends: 8:15 pm 
Thursday - April 13th

Morning Services: 8:00 am  

Friday - April 14th
Morning Services: 8:00 am 
Candle lighting time: 7:17 pm 
Shabbat - April 15th
Morning Services: 9:30 am 
Shabbat Ends: 8:18 pm 
Sunday - April 16th

Morning Services: 9:00 am 

Monday - April 17th

Morning Services: 10:00 am 

Tuesday - April 18th

Morning Services: 10:00 am 
Yom Tov Ends:  8:22 pm

Join us for services at Congregation B'nai Jacob, 401 9th St. 
Sell your chametz
Use this online form to sell your chametz for Passover.

Any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew. Since there are many legal intricacies involved in this sale, a rabbi acts as our agent both to sell the chametz to the non-Jew on the morning before Passover and also to buy it back the evening after Passover ends. Use this online form to quickly delegate a rabbi to sell your chametz for you.
Order Matzah
Traditional handmade shmurah matzah is recommended for seder use.

Shmurah means watched, and it is an apt description of this matzah, the ingredients of which (the flour and water) are watched from the moment of harvesting and drawing.

Shmurah matzot are round, kneaded and shaped by hand, and are similar to the matzot that were baked by the Children of Israel as they left Egypt. It is thus fitting to use Shmurah Matzah on each of the two Seder nights for the matzot of the Seder plate.

Order your matzah today!
Meal of Moshiach
Just when you thought you had seen it all! This day, the final day of Passover, emphasizes an even higher Freedom! It is dedicated to our imminent and final redemption.

Following the custom of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Chassidism, Passover concludes with a "Feast of Moshiach." This festive meal complete with Matzah and, yes, four cups of wine, begins before sunset. It is the perfect way to spiritually take leave of Passover and open our consciousness to the coming redemption.
Holiday Guide
Pesach Guide
The Seder
Pesach Story
Study & History
Kids Site
Passover Picks
Passover is a great time to reconnect with our history and traditions. Take a few moments and read some interesting and new handpicked Passover features from our site, from the practical to the esoteric. You'll find something to share with your family, and perhaps gain a new perspective on Passover.