Sunday, April 21, 2024

Search for Chometz............From 7:57 pm

Monday, April 22, 2024

Finish Eating Chometz............Before 10:38 am

Sell and Burn Chometz...........Before 11:45 am

Candle Lighting Time............................7:13 pm

First Seder Begins.........................After 7:58 pm

Finish Afikoman......................Before 12:51 am

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Candle Lighting Time...................After 8:12 pm

Second Seder Begins...................After 8:12 pm

Sun. Eve. April 21st - 13th of Nissan


Mon. Morn. April 22nd - Erev Pesach

  • Shacharis: 7:00 am (at Chabad of Encino)
  • Siyum for Fast of First Born: 7:30 am  (at Chabad of Encino)
  • Finish Eating Chometz Before: 10:38 am
  • Burn Chometz by: 11:45 am.
  • Communal Chometz burning from 9:00 am - 11:40 am

Mon. Eve. April 22nd - 1st Night of Pesach

Tues. April 23rd - 1st Day of Pesach

  • Latest Shema: 9:30 am
  • Shacharis: 10:00 am

During Musaf we begin to insert "Morid Hatal" and continue to do so in every Amidah prayer until Shmini Atzeres.

We begin the repetition of the Musaf Amidah with Tefilas Tal (Prayer for Dew) pg. 354. 

Tues Night. April 23rd - 2nd Night of Pesach

  • Mincha/Maariv: 7:25 pm
  • Candle Lighting: After 8:12 pm
  • Second Seder Begins: After 8:12 pm

Wed. April 24th, 2nd Day of Pesach

  • Latest Shema: 9:29 am
  • Shacharis: 10:00 am
  • Mincha: 7:25 pm
  • Maariv/Yom Tov Ends: 8:13 pm
We begin saying V'sain Brocho in the paragraph of Boreich Aleinu (pg. 126). We continue to say this in every weekday Amidah until the Maariv prayer on Dec. 4th. Remember to insert Yaaleh V'yavo.


Thurs. - Sun. April 25th - April 28th - Chol Hamoed

  • Shacharis: 7:00 am Thurs/Fri (at Chabad of Encino) 8:00 am Sun.
  • Shacharis for weekdays pg. 27
    • Weekday Amidah pg. 45 (Remember to insert Yaaleh V'yavo with the insert for Passover)
    • Half Hallel pg. 307  (for half hallel we omit the paragraphs of Lo Lanu and Ahavti on page 308)
  • Torah Reading - Thurs. pg. 502, Fri. pg. 503, Sun. pg. 505.
  • Musaf Festival & Chol Hamoed  Amida pg. 340  (add Passover and Chol Hamoed inserts. On pg. 344 add in the insert for the last 6 days of Pesach.)
  • For detailed laws regarding Chol Hamoed (the intermediate days of a festival) click here .
  • Mincha/Maariv: 7:30 pm  
Weekday Amida (Remember to insert Yaaleh V'yavo with the insert for Passover)

Friday, April 26th Erev Shabbos Chol Hamoed

  • Candle Lighting: 7:17 pm
  • Mincha/Kabolas Shabbos/ Maariv: 7:25 pm 

Shabbos, April 27th, Shabbos Chol Hamoed

  • Latest Shema: 9:27 am
  • Shacharis: 10:00 am ​​​​
  • Mincha: 7:15 pm
  • Shabbos Ends/Maariv:  8:18 pm


Sun. Eve. April 28th - 7th Night of Pesach

  • Candle Lighting: 7:18 pm
  • Mincha/Maariv: 7:30 pm 
  • Late Night Learning: 11:00 pm - (at the home of Rabbi Mordy & Chave Einbinder)  To commemorate the fact that the splitting of the Red Sea took place throughout the 7th night following the Exodus from Egypt, many have the custom to stay awake late into the night studying Torah. Click here for a variety of articles and in-depth talks regarding the splitting of the Red Sea which can be printed before Yom Tov.

Mon. April 29th - 7th Day of Pesach

  • Latest Shema: 9:26 am
  • Shacharis: 10:00 am

Mon. Eve. April 29th - 8th  Night of Pesach

  • Mincha: 7:30 pm
  • Candle lighting time: After 8:17 pm (light from a pre-existing flame)
  • Maariv: 8:17 pm

Tues, April 30th - 8th Day of Pesach

  • Latest Shema: 9:26 am
  • Shacharis: 10:00 am
  • Yizkor: 11:45 am

Yizkor pg. 338 (when one is unable to attend shul, Yizkor can be said at home)

Click here for a printable text of the Yizkor service in Hebrew and English which can be printed before Yom Tov.

Click here for additional information about Yizkor

  • Mincha: 6:10 pm
  • Moshiach's Seudah:  6:30 pm

The Baal Shem Tov instituted the custom of partaking of a "Moshiach's meal" on the afternoon of the last day of Passover; in addition to the matzah eaten at "Moshiach's meal", the Rebbes of Chabad added the custom of drinking four cups of wine, as in the seder held on Passover's first days. 

Click here for more information about Moshiach's Seudah.

Click here for a printable Moshiach's Seuda booklet with customs and niggunim (songs) to be sung at your Seudah.

Each year at Chabad of Tarzana we dedicate our Moshiach's Seudah in loving memory of:

Rabbi Gordon’s father – Harav Sholom Dovber ben Harav Yochanon ob'm,

Rabbi Greene’s father – Reb Yehuda ben Aharon Eliyahu ob'm as we observer their Yahrtzeits on this day. 

  • Maariv/Yom Tov Ends: 8:18 pm

It is best to wait about an hour before eating from the Chometz which you sold, in order to allow the Rabbi time to buy it back

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