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Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - The Bayit

Rav Steven's InstallationThank you to everyone who joined us on November 14th.

To watch a recording of the event, click HERE.

To watch Rav Steven's Tribute video, click HERE.


K'vod HaBriyot A Three Part SeriesGrapple with the issues of Homosexuality, Agunah, and Conversion with a panel presentation displaying experts from across our Modern Orthodox Community. Panel on Conversion will take place on Tuesday, December 15th at 7:30pm. Visit to register and/or sponsor.

Audio recording of the Homosexuality event is available here.


Annual Thanksgiving DinnerThank you to all the volunteers who helped us serve almost 180 people this Thanksgiving!


Dedicated in Memory of Henry and Goldie Guttman z"l                 Abraham & Sarah's Tent, Sponsored by Joe Guttman

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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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.
Mon, 30 November 2015 18 Kislev 5776