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Tefillah & Megillah Reading

Wednesday Night, March 16th

  • Youth Megillah Reading: 4:30pm (Sanctuary)
  • Mincha: 6:35pm
  • Maariv followed by Megillah: 7:25pm 
  • Megillah Reading: 7:48 (Sanctuary)
  • Late Megillah Reading: 9:45pm (Sanctuary)

Tefillot and Megillah readings will be available over Zoom. 
 Dial-in: +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 613 613 3700 

Thursday, March 17th

  • Shacharit & Megillah: 6:00am (Sanctuary) 
  • Shacharit & Megillah: 8:00am (Sanctuary)
  • Megillah Reading: 10:00am at the Russian Diplomatic Compound, Mosholu Ave. and 255th St. 
  • Megillah only: 11:00am
  • Early Mincha: 2:30pm
  • Mincha/Maariv: 6:45pm

Mitzvot Purim

Mishloach Manot & Matanot L'evyonim

We are encouraging all members to participate in the Bayit’s Purim campaign for Mishloach Manot and Matanot L’evyonim. Your participation is a convenient and simple way to fulfill these two mitzvot of Purim day while maintaining physical distancing. Please email to receive link to registration forms. To give Matanot L'evyonim please go to

Parashat Zachor

There will be additional readings of Parashat Zachor after mussaf and 10 minutes before Mincha.

Machatzit Hashekel

Machatzit Hashekel will be available on Wednesday, March 16th (Taanit Esther and Purim Night) and Thursday, March 17th (Purim day).
Rabbinic team members can collect personal Matanot L'Evyonim throughout Purim.

Laws of Purim & Classes

Laws & Customs of Purim 5782

Click here to view & print.
Questions? Please email Rabbanit Bracha:

Special Shiur w/Rav Steven

"And Mordechai Would Not Bow": Rav Medan on Purim and Jewish Identity  
March 7 & 21, Monday Night @ 8:30pm, Or dial-in: +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 613 613 3703

Chesed Opporutnities 

Calling All Megilat Esther Readers!

The Bayit is offering in-person and Zoom options for hearing Megillat Esther on Purim. However there are still those who are homebound and cannot access Zoom easily. If you are able to read Megillah for others; if you or someone you know needs a home reading, please reach out to Rabbanit Bracha at .

Mishloach Manot Matching!

We are reviving a beloved Bayit tradition to deliver Mishloach Manot packages to our friends and neighbors who would appreciate a visit and some extra Purim cheer. If you would like to be matched with one or more recipients, please reach out to .

Youth Purim Celebrations

Youth Purim Carnival

Thursday, March 17, 12:30pm - 2:30pm. $20/child • $55/family • $12/children 3 and younger. Register @
Children with Sensory Sensitivities are invited to join us from 12:00pm - 12:30pm to enjoy rides without loud music and with fewer children.


Megillot, Masks and More at the Israel Museum

Please join us on Monday, March 14th at 1:30pm for a virtual tour at the Israel Museum. This tour will feature Purim items from the museum's collection including ancient illustrated Megillot, groggers modern and old, authentic Jewish traditional garments from around the world and explore the concept of masks in ancient cultures all on display in various works of art from the museum's impressive collection. or dial-in: +1 646 558 8656; Meeting ID: 613 613 3703.



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