Tuesday, April 4, 2023

Search for Chometz............From 7:43 pm

Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Finish Eating Chometz............Before 10:48 am

Sell and Burn Chometz...........Before 11:52 am

Candle Lighting Time............................7:01 pm

First Seder Begins.........................After 7:44 pm

Finish Afikoman......................Before 12:56 am

Thursday, April 6, 2023

Candle Lighting Time...................After 7:57 pm

Second Seder Begins...................After 7:57 pm


Tues. Eve. April 4th - 13th of Nissan


Wed. Morn. April 5th - Erev Pesach

  • Shacharis: 7:00 am 
  • Siyum for Fast of First Born: 7:30 am  
  • Finish Eating Chometz Before: 10:48 am
  • Burn Chometz by: 11:52 am.
  • Communal Chometz burning (Chabd of Tarzana) from 9:00 am - 11:50 am
  • **Remember to prepare an Eiruv Tavshilin
    Click here to learn more

Wed. Eve. April 5th - 1st Night of Pesach


Thurs. April 6th - 1st Day of Pesach

  • Latest Shema: 9:43 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. 

  • Mincha/Maariv: 7:10 pm
  • Community Second Seder (by reservation only): 8:15 pm

Fri. April 7th, 2nd Day of Pesach

  • Latest Shema: 9:42 am
  • Shacharis: 10:00 am
  • Candle Lighting: 7:01 pm ​​​​​
  • Mincha/Kabbolas Shabbos: 7:10 pm

Shabbos, April 8th, Shabbos Chol Hamoed

  • Latest Shema: 9:42 am
  • Shacharis: 10:00 am ​​​​
  • Mincha: 7:10 pm
  • Shabbos Ends/Maariv:  8:02 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.


Sun, - Tues. April 9th - April 11th - Chol Hamoed

  • Shacharis: 8:00 am Sun, 7:00 am Mon/Tues  (at Chabad of Encino)
  • Shacharis for weekdays pg. 27
    • Weekday Amida 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 - Sun. pg. 502, Mon. pg. 503, Tues. 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: 7:10 pm  
Weekday Amida (Remember to insert Yaaleh V'yavo with the insert for Passover)

Tues Eve. April 11th - 7th Night of Pesach

  • Candle Lighting: 7:04 pm
  • Mincha/Maariv: 7:15 pm

Wed. April 12th - 7th Day of Pesach

  • Latest Shema: 9:39 am
  • Shacharis: 10:00 am

Wed Eve. April 12th - 8th  Night of Pesach

  • Candle lighting time: After 8:01 pm (light from a pre-existing flame)
  • Mincha: 7:15 pm
  • Maariv: 8:00 pm

Thurs, April 13th - 8th Day of Pesach

  • Latest Shema: 9:38 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: 5:50 pm
  • Moshiach's Seudah:  6:15 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.

Dedictaed in loving memory of Rabbi Gordon’s obm father – Harav Sholom Dovber ben Harav Yochanon ob'm,

  • Maariv/Yom Tov Ends: 8:02 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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