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Your guide to Pesach 5784
Please scroll down for all the Pesach resources!

שׁוֹאֲלִין וְדוֹרְשִׁין בְּהִלְכוֹת הַפֶּסַח קוֹדֶם הַפֶּסַח שְׁלֹשִׁים יוֹם (פסחים ו)
The Talmud tells us that we should ask about and teach the laws of Pesach for the thirty days leading up to the holiday. Below is you will find some helpful resources and schedules as you begin to prepare for Pesach. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the Spiritual Leadership Team with any questions. 

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PESACH TIMES 5784/2024

Sunday, 4/21
Pre Pesach Youth Drop-Off 10:00 am
Sell chametz by 1:00 pm. Click here for form
Mincha/Maariv 6:50 pm
Bedikat Chametz, as soon as possible after nightfall (8:13 pm this year)

Monday, 4/22
Taanit Bechorot

Shacharit 7:00 am
Siyum 7:45 am in person 
Last Time to Eat Chametz 10:08 am this year
Burn Chametz by 11:28 am this year
Joint Or Torah - Skokie Valley Chametz burn will take place in Or Torah parking lot this year from 7:00 am to 11:30 am-please bring chametz in paper bags, not plastic. Chametz in plastic bags will not be burned!

First Night of Pesach - Monday Night 4/22
Candle Lighting 7:21 pm
Mincha/Maariv 7:15 pm 
Open Seder 8:00 pm
Make Kiddush after 8:23 pm

1st Day of Pesach - Tuesday 4/23
Shacharit 9:00 am
Mincha/Maariv 7:35 pm
Candle Lighting and start of second seder - not before 8:24 pm

2nd Day of Pesach - Wednesday 4/24 Omer Day 1
Shacharit 9:00 am
Mincha followed by shiur followed by Maariv 7:25 pm
Havdalah 8:25 pm

Chol Hamoed - Thursday, 4/25 Omer Day 2
Shacharit 7:00 am
Mincha/Maariv 7:25 pm

Chol Hamoed - Friday, 4/26 Omer Day 3
Shacharit 7:00 am
Mincha/abbreviated Kabbalat Shabbat/Maariv 6:30 pm
Candle Lighting 7:25 pm

Shabbat Chol Hamoed - Saturday, 4/27 Omer Day 4
Shacharit 9:00 am
Mincha/Maariv 7:25 pm
Havdalah 8:29 pm

Chol Hamoed/Erev Yom Tov - Sunday, 4/28 Omer Day 5
Shacharit 9:00 am
Candle Lighting at 7:27 pm
Mincha/Maariv 6:30 pm

Second Days of Yom Tov 
Monday 4/29 Omer Day 6

Shacharit 9:00 am
Mincha/Maariv 6:30 pm
Candle Lighting 8:30 pm

Tuesday 4/30 Omer Day 7
Shacharit 9:00 am
Yizkor not before 10:30 am
Mincha followed by Mashiach Seudah followed by Maariv 7:40 pm
Havdalah 8:32 pm
Sun, June 23 2024 17 Sivan 5784