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Free Passover Seder

We are grateful to be able to fully return to our pre-pandemic custom of having Free Passover Seders on both Wednesday night April 5th and Thursday night, April 6th. Click here to learn more and register.


Sale of Chametz

Sell your Chametz online: 
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 Click here to download or fax it to 718.884.3206.Your submission must be made by Tuesday, April 4th, 2023. If you, or your Chametz will be in a timezone east of New York City, please make sure to fill out this form by Sunday, April 2nd.


Maot Chittim

Many of our fellow Jews need some extra food assistance for Passover. Visit 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: From 12:00pm Tuesday, April 4th, through 12:00pm Wednesday, April 5th.


Burning of Chametz

On Wednesday, April 5th, you can burn your chametz at the Bayit: 8:00am - 10:30am. Or join Beth & David Braunstein (please see Bulletin for details).

The schedule for Pesach 2023/5783 is available here.


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 an Orthodox Union (OU) Guide to Kitniyot
  • Click here for frequently asked questions.
    We will update this document periodically.


Bayit Pesach Rabbinic Q's  

The Pesach 2023 WhatsApp group has now opened. Please email 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.


Social Action Pesach Reader 

A Bayit Social Action Reader is available here with questions and comments for Seder night.

Pesach Classes 

Delve into Hilchot Pesach and the Deeper Meaning of this Chag.
Thursday • March 23 • 8:00pm
Food Products with Rabbanit Bracha, Zoom only*
Please click here to view this class.
Thursday • March 30 • 8:00pm
Kashering Your Kitchen with Rav Ezra, Zoom only*
Please click here to view this class.
Shabbat • April 1 • Shabbat HaGadol Derashah with Rav Steven
6:30pm: Mincha
7:00pm: Shabbat HaGadol Derashah
8:05pm: Havdalah
8:45pm: Zoom reprise of Shabbat HaGadol Derashah*
Please click here to view.
Tuesday • March 28 • 10:00am 
Responding to Internal Strife this Pesach - Ve'ahava La'reiacha Kamocha with Rav Avi,  Zoom only*
Please click here to view this class.
Sunday • April 2 • 8:00pm
Rabbinic Team Round-Robin, Zoom only*
Please click here to view this class.
*All Zoom sessionns will be on
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 2023-24. Register online

Fri, February 23 2024 14 Adar I 5784