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      For the Passover        2019-5779  Schedule click here.


Sale of Chametz

Sell your Chametz online:  or download the paper form and return it to the office.
You are also welcome to visit a member of our Rabbinic team in person!




Join us to eat, drink, celebrate and relive the story of our
Exodus at HIR's FREE Passover Seders
for either of our two seders on Friday April 19th and Saturday April 20th,  at 8:15pm.
Call the office 718-796-4730 x 101 to reserve your spot by Wednesday April, 17th.  Have a friend or neighbor who is looking for a Seder? 
Invite them to call us!
To register online click here.  
For sources (page 1) and kashrut agency
guides (pages 2-9) on kashering (kitchen utensils, appliances, counters, and more) for Pesach, see Rav Ezra Seligsohn's packet here.
For in depth sources on kitniyot, and lists of products that do and don't need Kosher for Passover certification, see Rav Steven's packet here
For a list of mouthwashes and toothpastes that are kosher for Passover click here.
Protect the Planet while doing your Pesach prep: Click here for ideas and resources on greening your Pesach!  



For information on checking for (bedikat), destroying (biur), and nullifying (bitul) chametz, whether at home or away for Pesach, please review the laws here.              

OU Guide to Passover 

All the information in the guide is also available online at

Maot Chittim

Many of our fellow Jews need some extra food assistance for Passover.  You can send a check to the office (please put "Maot Chittim" in the memo)or click here to donate online.


Hagalat Keylim - Monday April 15th, 10am-noon HIR Kitchen Organized by Yeshivat Maharat

What to bring: Metal cutlery, platters, plates, cups, etc that are thoroughly clean and have not been used for 24 hours.
Pots, pans, and knives that do not have separately screwed on handles, thoroughly clean and which have not been used for 24 hours.  Hard rubber and hard plastic items that can withstand being immersed in boiling water, that are also thoroughly clean and have not been used for 24 hours. Questions? Please contact Rav Jeff at or Rabba Wendy at


Kosher For Passover Food Drive

We are partnering with City Harvest to collect food for hungry New Yorkers. Donate all types of Kosher for Passover and/or Chometz canned or non-perishable sealed or package food. Drop off will take place in the Bayit coat room until April 9th. To learn more please visit
Have coupons for free matzah that you don't need at home? Redeem the coupons and donate your extra matzah!

Book of Remembrance

We are in the process of putting together our annual Book of Remembrance for 2019-2020/ Register online @
Wed, June 26 2019 23 Sivan 5779