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Tefillah & Megillah Reading

Monday Night, March 6th

  • Youth Megillah Reading: 4:00pm (Sanctuary)
  • Mincha: 5:25pm (Sanctuary)
  • Maariv followed by Megillah: 6:15pm  (Sanctuary)
  • Beth Aharon Mincha: 5:15pm and Maariv: 6:15pm (Lower Level Beit Midrash)
  • Tefillat Shachar Maariv followed by Megillah: 6:15pm (2nd Floor Beit Midrash)
  • Women's Megillah Reading: 8:15pm (Lower Level Beit Midrash)
  • 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 

Tuesday, March 7th

  • Shacharit & Megillah: 6:00am & 8:00am (Sanctuary) 
  • Beth Aharon Shacharit & Megillah: 6:30am (Lower Level Beit Midrash)
  • Megillah only: 11:00am (Lower Level Beit Midrash)
  • Early Mincha: 2:30pm (2nd Floor Beit Midrash)
  • Mincha/Maariv: 5:40pm (Lower Level Beit Midrash)

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

On Shabbat March 4th, there will be additional readings of Parashat Zachor after mussaf and 10 minutes before Mincha.

Machatzit Hashekel

Machatzit Hashekel will be available on Monday, March 6th (Taanit Esther and Purim Night) and Tuesday, March 7th (Purim day).
Rabbinic team members can collect personal Matanot L'Evyonim throughout Purim.

Laws of Purim 

Laws & Customs of Purim 5783

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

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

Purim Costume Swap • Sunday, February 26 • 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Need a costume? Don't want to pay full price? Have costumes to spare and don't know what to do with them? Consider donating them to the swap. Click here for Costume Swap guidelines.

Oznei Haman Youth Baking • Sunday, March 5 • 2:00pm

Calling all children age 4 and older: Join Elianna Mitnick to bake Oznei Haman in the Social Hall. Every participant makes their own Oznei Haman! Filling will be dairy free. Cost: $10/child. Click here to register by February 28th. SOLD OUT!

Youth Purim Carnival

Tuesday, March 7, 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.


Handing out Mishloach Manot  • Tuesday, February 28 • 1:00pm

Spread Purim cheer with the HIR rabbinic team! They will be in costume on Johnson Ave. handing out mishloach manot to Riverdale residents. Interested in volunteering with your children? Email to let us know.


Tue, March 21 2023 28 Adar 5783