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Please click here for our Pesach schedule 2024/5784.

Rav Steven's Shabbat Hagadol Derasha

Free Passover Seder

We are grateful to offer Free Passover Seders on both Monday night, April 22nd and Tuesday night, April 23rd. Click here to learn more and register.


There will be no pre-Pesach food collection at the Bayit.  However, we encourage you to donate your chametz to the Community and Friendly Fridges:  451 W. 238th St. | 5977 Broadway (@ 242nd) | W. 256th & Mosholu Ave. 
OU Passover Guides are available in the Bayit Office.


Hagalat Keilim 

Hagalat Keylim (kashering for Pesach with boiling water) is available at the Bayit, with thanks to Yeshivat Maharat, on Tuesday,  April 16th: 10:30am-12:30pm.  To learn more about this process please click here (page 2).

Sale of Chametz

Sell your Chametz online: thebayit.org/chametz. 
Clergy team members will be available at Shaharit and after Mincha Maariv each day through Erev Pesah for sale of chametz forms and questions. To do an in person sale of chametz form outside of those hours, please reach out to a member of the clergy team.
If easier, print a paper form and mail it / drop off or scan & email to office@thebayit.org. Click here to download .Your submission must be made by Sunday, April 21st, If you, or your Chametz will be in a timezone east of New York City, please make sure to fill out this form by Thursday, April 18th.


Maot Chittim

Many of our fellow Jews need some extra food assistance for Passover. Visit thebayit.org/maot to donate online via credit card or e-check. Checks can be mailed to the office as well.


Dispose of Chametz

The Department of Sanitation will provide a dumpster in front of RJC, corner of West 237th and Independence Ave: 12:01am - 12:01pm Monday, April 22nd.


Burning of Chametz

On Monday, April 22nd, you can burn your chametz at the Bayit: 8:00am - 10:30am
Or at the Braunstein home, 5056 Delafield Ave. Please bring just a small token of chametz: 8:30am - 10:00am


Halachik Guidelines

  • Click here for Preparing & Kashering for Pesach.
  • Click here for Pesach Foods & Toiletries. 
  • Click here for Bedikah, Bitul, and Biur.
  • Click here for frequently asked questions.
    We will update this document periodically

Special Prayers for Seder Night

Click here for Rav Lau's prayer in Hebrew and English
Click here for Rav Rimon's prayer in Hebrew


A Seder in Two Parts

Please click here for A Seder in Two Parts to accommodate young children or other family members who cannot wait until after nightfall to begin. 

Bayit Pesach Rabbinic Q's  

The Pesach 2024 WhatsApp group is now open. Please email office@thebayit.org and request to be added to the group.
Please click here to see all the Bayit's WhatsApp groups.

Seder Supplement 

Please click here for a message from Rav Avi.
Please click here to enjoy Rav Avi's Seder supplement.



Pesach Classes 

Delve into Hilchot Pesach w/Rabbanit Bracha

Part 1: Kashering your Kitchen and Preparing Your Home 
Monday • April 1 @7:45pm
Please watch here.
Part 2: Food Products with Rabbanit Bracha
Wednesday • April 3 @7:45pm
Please watch here.
Classes will take place in the Lower Level Beit Midrash and livestream via Zoom.
Shabbat • April 20 • Shabbat HaGadol Derashah with Rav Steven
6:50pm: Mincha
7:15pm: Shabbat HaGadol Derashah
8:26pm: Havdalah
8:45pm: Zoom reprise of Shabbat HaGadol Derashah*
Sunday • April 14 • 8:30pm
Rabbinic Team Round-Robin, Zoom only*
Please watch here.
*All Zoom sessionns will be on Zoom.us/j/6136133703
Dial-in: +1 646-558-8656 Meeting ID: 613 613 3703
For recordings of previous pre-Pesach classes click here.
Click here for a quick-and-easy Kosher for Pesach meal prep guide with minimal additional ingredients.

Book of Remembrance

We are in the process of putting together our annual Book of Rembrance for 2024-25. Register online @thebayit.org/bor

Sun, July 14 2024 8 Tammuz 5784