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03/06/2020 08:59:57 AM

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Pre-Shabbat Message from Rav Ezra & More!

03/27/2020 05:46:36 PM

Mar27

Dear Bayit family,

As Shabbat is about to enter, we’re sharing three messages with you:
A video message from Rav Ezra (click image to play)
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Bayit Bulletin including 6pm Kabbalat Shabbat with Reb Elli - Vayikra

03/27/2020 12:23:55 PM

Mar27

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - the Bayit 2 - 9 Nisan March 27 - April 3

Vayikra

To view & print the full bulletin  click here.  The bulletin has a lot of new information as well as a summary of much the information that was sent out in multiple emails...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email Thu 3/26/20: Today's Schedule including 7:45pm Seder Leading Class with Rav Avi and 9:00pm Yesh Tikva Event, New Resources for Pesach Prep, Financial Help and Mental Health and More

03/26/2020 05:10:42 AM

Mar26

Dear Bayit Family,   Chodesh tov!  Rabbanit Bracha's derashah last Shabbat is about the Psalm for Rosh Chodesh - read it here and hear it here.   1) Today's Schedule and Links - Thursday, March 26 2) Pesach Prep Resources 3) Mental Health Resources 4) Financial Resources 5) Community Support Resources 6) Featured Upcoming Events 7) Closing Message     1) Today's Schedule and Links - Thurssday, March 26 • 6:45am:...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email Wed 3/25/20: Today's Schedule including 8:30pm Resiliency Workshop, Pesach Prep, Mental Health Resources, Financial Resources and More

03/25/2020 11:38:06 AM

Mar25

Dear Bayit Family,   Good morning!   1) Today's Schedule and Links - Wednesday, March 25 2) Pesach Prep Resources 3) Mental Health Resources 4) Financial Resources 5) Community Support Resources 6) Featured Upcoming Events - *New Events Thu-Sun* 7) Rosh Chodesh Tefillah/Torah Information for Tomorrow 8) Closing Message     1) Today's Schedule and Links - Wednesday, March 25 • 6:45am & 7:50am:...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #18: Today's Schedule, Pesach Prep, Mental Health Resources, Financial Resources and More

03/24/2020 03:32:40 AM

Mar24

Dear Bayit Family,   This regular email is being slightly reorganized for hopefully easier access and use.  My personal message is at the bottom.  Feedback welcome!   1) Today's Schedule and Links - Tuesday, March 24 2) Pesach Prep Resources 3) Mental Health Resources 4) Financial Resources 5) Community Support Resources 6) Featured Upcoming Events 7) Closing Message     1) Today's Schedule and Links - Tuesday, March...Read more...

Volunteer and Those-In-Need Recruitment for Passover Prep - Please Fill Out Form

03/23/2020 05:59:52 PM

Mar23

Please Respond
click here to fill out form Dear Bayit family,
 
As Pesach approaches we want to make sure that everyone’s shoppiRead more...

Pre-Pesach Classes & New Pesach Halacha Whatsapp Group

03/23/2020 04:03:38 PM

Mar23

Please Join us via Zoom for our many Pre-Pesach Classes. See below for Pesach Halachic Questions WhatsApp group.

MONDAY - THURSDAY • MARCH 23-ARRead more...

Pre-Shabbat Message from Rav Steven & Derasha from Rabbanit Bracha

03/20/2020 05:59:57 PM

Mar20

Dear Bayit family,

As Shabbat is about to enter, we’re sharing two messages with you:.
A video message from Rav Steven (click image to play) )
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Bayit Bulletin including 6pm Kabbalat Shabbat with Reb Elli - Vayakhel-Pekudei | Shabbat Mevarchim | Parashat Hachodesh

03/20/2020 01:42:14 PM

Mar20

Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - the Bayit 24 Adar - 2 Nisan March 20 - 27

Vayakhel Pekudei | Shabbat Mevarchim | Parashat Hachodesh

To view & print the full bulletin  click here.  The bulletin has a lot of new information as well as a summary of much...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #17: Thursday Support Space + Support Survey, Quarantined With Abusers, Riverdale Y Online

03/19/2020 08:45:49 PM

Mar19

Dear Bayit Family,

As our second Shabbat in this new moment approaches, I invite us to reach out tonight and tomorrow to as many of each other as possible to say, over the phone or text message or any means, "Shabbat shalom".  We will carry those wishes through the Shabbat ahead.  We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as...Read more...

Social Distancing Communitywide Guidelines with Video From Rav Avi - Help Save Lives (Bayit Coronavirus Email #16)

03/19/2020 08:57:15 AM

Mar19

Dear Bayit Family,

I hope this email finds you coping safely with the fast-evolving changes to our current daily life, being healthy and safe, and connecting with others.  Our Bayit is here to help you do all of those things.

Please find below our new communitywide social distancing letter, preceded by this personal message from Rav Avi I ask each of us to watch.  With wishes for a bright...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #15: Passover and Non-Passover Food Distributions, Wed Class and Support Space, Parsha Thought and More

03/18/2020 02:02:17 AM

Mar18

Dear Bayit Family,

I continue to be amazed by the tireless chesed and wisdom across our community.  Everyone has a role to play, giving, receiving, connecting, and collaborating.  We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains various updates and resources for our community...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #14: Office Staff Contact Info, Community Impact Survey, Tue Class and Support Space and More

03/17/2020 12:44:12 AM

Mar17

Dear Bayit Family,

Every new day has new challenges and opportunities.  Let's continue to adapt together and expand our circles of connection and support ever wider.  We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains various updates and resources for our community - please read...Read more...

Riverdale Mikvah Health and Appointment System Update

03/16/2020 09:01:39 PM

Mar16

Please click here to read this update from the Riverdale Mikvah.

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Bayit Coronavirus Email #13: Daily Tefillah Zoom Room, Community Impact Survey, Mikvah Prep Info, Monday Night Support Space and More

03/16/2020 03:03:37 AM

Mar16

Dear Bayit Family,

As we begin a new week, we remain stronger together to confront the challenges of Covid-19 and its impact on our lives.  We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains various updates and resources for our community - please read it thoroughly and carefully...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #12: Daily Tefillah Zoom Room, 10am Dr. Elliot Rabin Book Launch, Addressing Financial/Resource Needs, Sunday Night Support Space and More

03/15/2020 02:45:05 AM

Mar15

Dear Bayit Family,

Thank you for all your continued support and togetherness, even when not in person.  It was wonderful to see so many faces on the Zoom Melava Malka tonight.  We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains various updates and resources for our community -...Read more...

Video Message from Rav Steven and Weekend Notes: Bayit Coronavirus Email #11

03/13/2020 06:01:54 PM

Mar13

Dear Bayit Family,   Please view this pre-Shabbat message from Rav Steven:     A few reminders about this weekend:   - Tefillot and programming will not be taking place in the building
- We all are invited to daven together from our own homes...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #10 - Message From Rav Steven and Community Letter on Shabbat Tefillot and Beyond

03/13/2020 11:14:31 AM

Mar13

Dear Bayit Family,

Our Bayit is founded to be, and has always been, a beit k'nesset - a place of gathering.  A place we physically share in order to create community.  This is the mandate of our partner schools and shuls and institutions across Jewish Riverdale and beyond.

One of the hardest parts of the COVID-19 effects is the way it limits our capacity to achieve that most basic principle by requiring distance, quarantine,...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #9 - Online Support Space 8:45pm Tonight with Dr. Evelyn Hartman (and nightly), Zoom Melava Malka with Special Musical Guests, Phone Check-in Squad, Adar Video #5 and More

03/12/2020 07:49:23 PM

Mar12

Dear Bayit Family,

We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains various updates and resources for our community - please read it thoroughly and carefully and utilize it as appropriate.

1) Local Outbreak Information 2) Bayit-led Online Support Space at 8:45pm Tonight on...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #8 - Midday Update: Next two days at the Bayit

03/12/2020 04:29:58 PM

Mar12

Dear Bayit Family,

As you are likely experiencing, community and government responses to the Covid-19 outbreak are both divergent and changing rapidly. Bayit leadership and our partners across Riverdale at schools, synagogues and the Riverdale-Y continue to speak regularly to work together to make the best decisions for both our individual members and the community at large. Thank you for your patience as we work...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #7 - Online Support Space 8:30pm Tonight with Dr. Elli Kranzler, Weekday Classes on Zoom Only (with Link), Adar Video #4 and More

03/11/2020 07:16:28 PM

Mar11

Dear Bayit Family,

An introductory message from Rav Steven:  Happy Shushan Purim!  Shushan Purim is the day in which walled cities celebrate Purim.  In many ways, we are being instructed to create our own "walled cities" in the wake of COVID-19.  This helps keep us safe, but it comes with additional great challenges.  We feel very acutely the need to combat the imposed "social distancing" which is a virus...Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #6 - Online Support Space 9pm Tonight, Purim Thank-Yous, Community Errands Support, Adar Video #3 and More

03/10/2020 07:15:17 PM

Mar10

Dear Bayit Family,

Purim sameach!  It has been amazing to see all of us striving to do our best to create a joyous and connective Purim atmosphere in so many different ways today.  We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains various updates and resources for our community -...Read more...

Bayit Zoom Carnival 12pm with Dafna from Shir Fun, Costume Parade and Kahoot Game

03/10/2020 10:08:18 AM

Mar10

Purim Youth Activities Via ZOOM:
Visit https://zoom.us/j/560260864 beginning at 12:10pm today for a virtual carnival!  

Schedule:
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Bayit Coronavirus Email #5 - 12pm Youth Virtual Carnival with Dafna From Shir Fun and Kahoot, Purim Day Schedule, Adar Video #2 and More

03/10/2020 12:00:43 AM

Mar10

Dear Bayit Family,

Purim sameach!  Amidst our Purim joy, we continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains a lot of important information impacting us all as well as many great resources for our community - please read it thoroughly and carefully and utilize it as...Read more...

Megillah Reading Zoom Links and Information

03/09/2020 04:19:18 PM

Mar9

Dear Bayit Family,   We look forward to making Purim a meaningful and smooth and fun chag for all of us!  Zoom links to access Megillah readings at the Bayit are below.  Please log in at least 10 minutes before the scheduled time to address any technical issues. We recommend having a copy of the megillah in a chumash or tanach to read along.
Please remember that anyone who is in self-quarantine or not feeling well should stay home....Read more...

Bayit Coronavirus Email #4 - Zoom Support Groups 8:45pm, Sunday/Monday Updates, Adar Video #1, Current Purim Plans, and More

03/08/2020 07:39:06 PM

Mar8

Dear Bayit Family,

We continue to pray for the health of those who have been infected with the Covid-19 virus and the recovery of those who are ill as a result of their infection.  This email contains a lot of important information impacting us all as well as many great resources for our community - please read it thoroughly and carefully and utilize it as appropriate.

1) Local Outbreak Information 2)...Read more...

Today's Purim Decorating Activity Canceled

03/08/2020 10:19:39 AM

Mar8

Dear Friends,

Last night we were notified that based on current guidance from New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH), because of new COVID-19 cases in New York and because SAR Academy and High school now both have positive cases, SAR is closed through...Read more...

Pre-Shabbat Message and Mishloach Manot Guidelines: Bayit Coronavirus Email #3

03/06/2020 04:28:47 PM

Mar6

Dear Bayit Family,

As Shabbat Zachor enters, we have in our hearts and tefillot all those suffering from COVID-19 and the communities here in New York, around the country and around the world that have been affected in different ways.  It is a challenging time.

This is a moment in our Bayit to focus both on our own health and welfare and to look out for others.  The self-quarantine process is stressful and challenging for...Read more...

Purim Youth Programming at the Bayit

03/06/2020 01:49:16 PM

Mar6

Dear Friends,

There are simply too many unknowns for us to commit financial or human resources to holding our traditional Purim Carnival this year. However, we are making plans to hopefully provide some programming for our youth so they do not miss out on...Read more...

Fulfilling Megillah Through Video-Conference • Sunday | 9:30AM

03/06/2020 08:59:05 AM

Mar6

Fulfilling Megillah Through Video-Conference
Rabbi Jeff Fox
Sunday Morning | 9:30AM
Rabbi Jeff Fox will be giving a shiur on Sunday morning at 9Read more...
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