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Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - The Bayit



We look forward to your joining us at our many and diverse services and programs.  The HIR is committed to providing a warm, welcoming and safe environment for anyone who wishes to join us. 








New to Riverdale? We want to get to know you better!

Please email so we can invite you to share a meal as part of the 
Bayit family!

Pesach is coming! Visit for holiday schedule, laws and customs, sale of chametz, and Free Seder information!


         Click here for upcoming programs at the Bayit.



Click here to view and print our Fall and Winter Programming Brochure.

Join our Free Communal Dinner every Friday Night at the Bayit!

See which Shabbatot are available for sponsorship and choose your week at


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Please join us in dedicating a Sefer Torah and Megillat Esther for the Bayit in honor of Rav Avi and Toby!


We invite everyone in the extended Bayit family to participate in this project to recognize and thank Rav Avi and Toby for their more than 40 years of service to the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale and Jews everywhere.

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Help us update our database.  Visit to update your email, phone number, birthday, and bar/bat mitzvah parsha!


The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale – The Bayit – is an open Orthodox synagogue
serving the entire Jewish community by warmly embracing all Jews, regardless of affiliation, commitment, orientation or background.  It is affectionately known as the "Bayit," which is a home; a place of love and welcome. The HIR is known nationally for bringing spirituality into the synagogue; activism; youth and teen engagement; learning programs; and work on behalf of the elderly, the homebound, and those developmentally and physically challenged.
Thu, 26 March 2015 6 Nisan 5775