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Bayit Bulletin - Parashat Pinchas

07/10/2020 12:00:02 PM


Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - the Bayit

18 - 25 Tammuz

July 10 - 17

Parashat Pinchas

Signup for Daily Tefillah @ the Bayit:

There are still a few seats left at Mincha and for the 7:00am and 8:30am tefillot this Shabbat. The 10:00am service is booked. Please visit Registration closes at 3:00pm. Anyone who is not on the list will be turned away at the door. No Exceptions. If you registered, please read the followup email we will send this afternoon (after registration closes at 3:00pm) which will confirm which times you are signed up for and the updated guidelines for tefillah at the Bayit. Thank you for your patience as we can continue to refine our practices.

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). 

Mincha Today @ 2:00pm dial-in audio at +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 613 613 3700. To join Mincha in person on the terrace please visit to signup!

Zoom Kabbalat Shabbat w/Reb Elli: 6:45pm : dial-in audio at +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 613 613 3700

Earliest Candle Lighting: 6:55pm

Mincha: 7:10pm   

Candle Lighting: 8:10pm

Shacharit: 7:00am, 8:30am, 10:00am

Sof Zman Kriat Shema: 9:17am  |  Latest time for Shacharit:  10:32am

Mincha: 6:15pm

Maariv/Shabbat ends: 9:13pm

Motzaei Shabbat (Zoom) Havdalah:  9:30pm:  click here to join (audio-only dial-in option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 6136133703#).  

Youth Department Sunday Morning Havdalah: Join us on Sunday 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:

Resources For Shabbat

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.

Recordings of Parashat Hashavua: 

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

Rabbi Linzer's Devar Torah: Click Here 

Sam Weingard's Parasha Comic: Parashat Pinchas

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




Expect fun, games and entertainment as we join together for an evening of music, comedy and celebration.  We encourage you to order dinner from one of our partners to support local businesses and raise additional funds for the Bayit. 

In advance of the Dinner we are inviting submissions to our Video Contest. The prompt is “What do you miss most about the Bayit?” Videos will be judged based on Creativity, Story, Resourcefulness and Meaningfulness.

For complete rules and entry instructions click here.

Register now at

When you register please include a picture, story or poem that helped you feel connected and/or hopeful in recent months.

Visit to take the survey and then tune in at the dinner to see how our Rabbinic Staff (Rav Steven, Rabba Sara, Rav Ezra & Rabbanit Bracha) match up against the Lay Leadership (Gillian Steinberg, Daniel Feit, Shira Gordon & Hillel Jaffe) and how their answers match (or don’t match) yours!


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