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Bayit Bulletin - Parashat Vayigash

12/25/2020 05:21:00 AM


Hebrew Institute of Riverdale - the Bayit

10 - 17 Tevet |  December 25 - January 1 |  Parashat Vayigash

Signup for Weekday Tefillah @ the Bayit:

There are seats remaining for tefillot @ the Bayit this Shabbat.  Complete the health screening and reserve a space at before NOON if you would like to join us. If you registered, but your plans have changed please reply to this email as soon as possible so that we can release the seats to anyone on the wait list.

Today is Asarah B'Tevet - the Fast of Tevet:  Fast begins: 5:50am | Shacharit: 8:30am | Fast ends: 5:19pm

Youth Activities on Shabbat Morning:

  • Teen Tefillah @ 10:30am: Now meeting in the Main Sanctuary at the Bayit!  Teens are encouraged to join us for tefillah and pickup a kiddush to go. Registration required at
  • Tot Shabbat @ 11:30am: We have a maximum capacity of 17 participants. Visit to sign up. If all spots are taken, please add your name to the wait list.
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 who is not able to join tefillah in person to embrace "Tefillah B’yichud B’yachad" and pray at home at the times we normally pray together (listed below). 


Zoom Kabbalat Shabbat w/Reb Elli & Adinah: 3:25pm. Click here to join (audio-only dial-in option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 6136133703#). 
Mincha: 3:56pm (in person and via Zoom @ The livestream will be turned off at the end of Lecha Dodi  Please note early start time to accommodate the unique combination of Torah and haftorah readings at mincha on Friday afternoon.

Shacharit:  8:00am, 8:30am, 9:45am PLEASE NOTE UPDATED SCHEDULE!

Mincha/Maariv:  4:05pm

Havdalah: 5:19pm

Zoom Havdalah & Melave Malkah:  5:45pm: click here to join (audio-only dial-in option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 6136133703#). 

 Resources For Shabbat & Yom Tov:

Click here to read our updated guide to Feeling Connection and Combating Loneliness on 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.

Rabbi Linzer's Devar Torah:  Click here

 Yeshivat Maharat Weekly Devar Torah 

Sam Weingard's Parasha Comic: Click Here  




Saturday night at 8:00pm: 

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Leningrad Trial, please join us for a Saturday Night Talk with Glenn Richter, long-time activism partner of Rav Avi as he recounts personal tales and a historical overview of the Soviet Jewry Movement. 

 Click here to join (audio-only dial-in option: 646-558-8656, Meeting ID: 6136133703#). 

Tue, January 19 2021 6 Shevat 5781