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Bayit Bulletin - Parshiot Acharei-Mot + Kedoshim

05/01/2020 12:19:36 PM


Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - the Bayit

7 - 14 Iyyar

May 1 - 8

Acharei-Mot + Kedoshim

To view & print the full bulletin  click here.  The bulletin has  new information as well as highlights of what we shared in multiple emails during the week.

We encourage everyone to join in "Tefillah B’yichud B’yachad" and pray at home at the times we normally pray together (listed below). 

Shabbat Schedule

Pre-Shabbat Gathering with UJA Federation - with featured speaker Rav Steven: 2:00pm. Join us as we gather virtually with the NY Jewish community before Shabbat. This community-wide gathering is an opportunity to come together for comfort and inspiration. Rav Steven and other New York rabbis will share words of Torah. We'll  also hear from UJA’s CEO, Eric Goldstein, and scholar in residence, Rabbi Menachem Creditor.. Click here to register
Kabbalat Shabbat (Zoom) with Reb Elli: 6:40pm - click here to join (audio-only dial-in option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 6136133700#)
Please join us using the same link for an early Mincha at 6:15pm

Candle Lighting: 7:35pm

Mincha: 7:00pm   In the spirit of Tefillah B’yichud B’yachad, if you cannot join us on Zoom earlier, 7:00pm is our regular Mincha/Kabb. Shabbat time.

Shalom Bayit: 7:00am 

Shacharit: 8:30am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema: 9:22am  |  Latest time for Shacharit:  10:32am

Mincha: 7:20pm 

Maariv/Shabbat ends: 8:39pm

Motzei Shabbat (Zoom) Melave Malke:  click here to join (audio-only dial-in option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 6136133703#).  

Youth Department Sunday Morning Havdalah: Join us on Sunday, May 3 at 9:30 am as we welcome a new week through Havdalah. This Sunday experience will allow us to start our week with the virtual embrace of friendship. Hope to see you there:

Sunday Morning Brunch (BYOB) Shiur with Rabbi Brad Hirschfield: 9:30am - click here to join (audio-only dial-in option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 6136133700#).  "Answering The World’s Oldest Question: 6 Torah Characters Who Discovered the Power of Hineini, and How You Can Too"


Resources For Shabbat

Tefillah and Torah Reading Guide:  Click here for a list of tefillot, torah and haftorah readings with page numbers for the RCA Artscroll, Koren -Sacks and Artscroll Transliterated siddurim and the Stone and Soncino chumashim.

With the recognition that so many of us will be spending Shabbat on our own, we've put together a document on Finding Connection and Combating Loneliness on Shabbat - click here

Recordings of Parashat Hashavua:

The Official Tot Shabbat with Morah Devorah Video! (viewable anytime) - click here to view

Rabbi Linzer's Parashat Hashavua: Click here

Sam Weingard's Parasha Comic: Parashat Acharei Mot: Click here. Paraashat Kedoshim: Click here


BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE YIZKOR BOOK: 2020 - 21: Our annual Book of Remembrance - Yizkor Book is now in formation. Please register online at Deadline is Friday, May 15th. You must submit this form each year to have a listing in the book. For assistance, please call Phyllis Newsome at 201-503-4923 or email We hope to deliver a copy of the book to each member before Shavuot.


Thu, June 4 2020 12 Sivan 5780