Happy Passover!
Join us for Pesach at Congregation Bnai Avraham & Chabad Lubavitch of Brooklyn Heights

April 15 - 23, 2022

Rabbi's Message
  We are approaching the holiday of Pesach, the holiday that celebrates our freedom. One should take the time to reflect on all of the laws, customs and traditions associated with the holiday, and what it represents; personally and to us as a People.

Please take advantage of our Pesach-related services and events.

You can find more information about the holiday below.

Wishing you and your family a kosher and happy Pesach!


Service Schedule

Friday // April 15

Fast of the Firstborn

Morning Services: 7:45 AM

Eat Chametz until: 10:41 AM

Sell & Burn all Chametz before: 11:48 AM

Candle lighting time: 7:17 PM

Afternoon Mincha & Maariv: 7:20 PM

1st Seder: 8:00 PM

Saturday // April 16

Morning Services: 7:45 AM / 10:15 AM

Evening Services 7:20 PM

Candle lighting after: 8:19 PM, from a re-existing flame

2nd Seder: 8:00 PM

Sunday // April 17

Morning Services: 7:45 AM / 10:15 AM

Evening Service: 7:20 PM

Yom Tov Ends: 8:20 PM

Thursday // April 21

Cande Lighting: 7:23 PM

Evening Services: 7:30 PM

Friday // April 22

Morning Services: 7:45 AM / 10:15 AM

Candle Lighting: 7:24 PM, from a pre-existing flame

Evening Services 7:30 PM

Saturday // April 23

Morning Services: 7:45 AM / 10:15 AM

Yizkor Services: 9:45 AM / 12:00 PM

Evening Services: 8:27 PM

Moshiach Meal. RSVP for Meal in Backyard of CBA:  7:30 PM

Yom Tov Ends: 8:27 PM

You can Begin Eating Chametz Again After 9:30 PM


Sell Your Chametz

Use this online form to sell your chametz for Pesach.

Any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew. Since there are many legal intricacies involved in this sale, a rabbi acts as our agent both to sell the chametz to the non-Jew on the morning before Pesach and also to buy it back the evening after Pesach ends. Use this online form to quickly delegate a rabbi to sell your chametz for you.
Maos Chittim
  \"All who are hungry, let them come and eat.\" We must ensure that our brothers and sisters have the means to celebrate freedom too.

Most of the people who are hungry will not be standing in our dining rooms as we begin our Seder, waiting for the invitation. As such, in preparation for the Passover holiday, it is age-old Jewish tradition to contribute generously towards funds that ensure that indeed everyone who is in need has the necessary provisions for the holiday—food, matzah, wine, festive clothing, etc.

Learn more!

Order Matzah
  Traditional handmade shmurah matzah is recommended for seder use.

Shmurah means watched, and it is an apt description of this matzah, the ingredients of which (the flour and water) are watched from the moment of harvesting and drawing.

Shmurah matzot are round, kneaded and shaped by hand, and are similar to the matzot that were baked by the Children of Israel as they left Egypt. It is thus fitting to use Shmurah Matzah on each of the two Seder nights for the matzot of the Seder plate.

Order your matzah today!
Moshiach Meal

Saturday, April 23, 7:30 PM (starting with Mincha)

Just when you thought you had seen it all! This day, the final day of Pesach, emphasizes an even higher Freedom! It is dedicated to our imminent and final redemption.

Following the custom of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Chassidism, Pesach concludes with a \"Feast of Moshiach.\" This festive meal complete with Matzah and, yes, four cups of wine, begins before sunset. It is the perfect way to spiritually take leave of Pesach and open our consciousness to the coming redemption.

Join us at CBA for a Moshiach Meal. We will be having wine and Matzah only. 

Free, just RSVP.

Further Reading
  Pesach is a great time to reconnect with our history and traditions. Take a few moments and read some interesting and new handpicked Pesach features from our site, from the practical to the esoteric. You’ll find something to share with your family, and perhaps gain a new perspective on Pesach.
Pesach Guide
Pesach Guide
The Seder
Pesach Story
Pesach Kids' Site
Study & History