April 19 — Pesach

David Bassous - Rabbi
Ray Morris - President

Visit our Website at http://etzahaim.org for the latest news

Friday - Erev Pesach

  • Shacharit: 6:30am
  • Siyum for the Fast of the First Born: 7:15am
  • Last Chance to Sell Your Chametz: 8:00am
  • Finish Eating Chametz: by 10:42am
  • Burn Chametz: by 11:49am
    • NOTE: Both Edison and Highland Park are setting up chametz disposal stations. Please utilize this service to safely dispose of your chametz
  • Mincha and Arvit: 7:00pm
  • Candle lighting: 7:22pm
  • Start Your Seder: After 8:22pm

Saturday - First Day of Pesach

  • Rabbi Hakakian's Parasha Class: 8:00am
  • Shacharit: 8:45am
  • Latest Shema: 8:53am
  • Seuda Shelishit should be eaten at home before 4.22 pm
  • Zera Shimshon: 5:20pm with Rabbi Weintraub
  • Women's Tehillim Group: 5:20pm
  • Ideas for Your Second Seder with Rabbi Bassous: 6:20pm
  • Mincha followed by Arvit: 7:20pm
  • Shabbat Ends: 8:22 pm followed by Second Seder

Sunday -- Second Day of Pesach

  • Shacharit: 8:45am
  • Pesach Ideas with Rabbi Weintraub: 6:20pm
  • Mincha: 7:20pm
    • Followed by a Dvar Torah and Aliya Experiences with Hillel Krief
  • Arvit: 8:20pm

Monday - Wednesday (Chol Hamoed)

  • Shacharit: 6:30am
  • Mishna-a-Day: 7:20am
  • Shulchan Aruch: 6:55pm
  • Mincha and Arvit: 7:25pm
  • Tuesday: Talmud for Men: Berachot: 8:00pm

Thursday - Evening of Seventh Day of Pesach

NOTE: Don't forget to make an [eruv tashillin]!

  • Shacharit: 6:30am
  • Mincha: 7:00pm
  • Candle lighting: 7:29pm

eruv tashillin

Friday -- Seventh Day of Pesach

  • Shacharit: 8:45am
  • Latest Shema: 8:48am
  • Mincha: 7:00pm
  • Candle lighting: 7:29pm

Saturday -- Eighth Day of Pesach

  • Shacharit: 8:45am
  • Latest Shema: 8:47am
  • Seuda Shelishit should be eaten at home
  • Zera Shimshon with Rabbi Weintraub: 5:30pm
  • Women's Tehillim Group: 5:30pm
  • Rabbi Akiva and his Students with Rabbi Bassous: 6:30pm
  • Mincha: 7.30 pm
    • Dvar Torah with Adin Bodzin
  • Arvit, Shabbat and Pesach Ends: 8:29pm

News and Events From our Webpage

The following events and news items can be found on our webpage at http://etzahaim.org

  • If you have an outstanding balance with Etz Ahaim, please send in your payment to help the Synagogue. Your help is appreciated.
  • If you are the last person to leave the building (except on Shabbat and Chaggim) make sure all the lights are out.
  • If you are celebrating a simcha or want to remember a loved one, sponsoring a kiddush is one of the best ways to mark the occasion. To sponsor a Shabbat Kiddush, please go to our Kiddush Sponsorship Page on our website and fill out the on line form.
  • To sponsor a seuda or a Sunday morning breakfast, call the shul at 732-247-3839.

Bikur Cholim of Congregation Etz Ahaim

  • Contact Rose Reiss at (732) 828-7415 in order to volunteer.
  • Seeking volunteers to visit: Shirley Cohena and others at the Regency Nursing home on DeMott Lane in Somerset. For more info, contact Rahel Baruh.
  • Drivers and coordinators needed. Call (732) 572-7181 for more information.

The congregation extends get-well wishes to:

  • Avishai ben Esther
  • Avraham ben Sarah
  • Amos ben Galina
  • Linda Balavram (Emuna bat Sarah)
  • Chaim Yaakov Ben Sarah
  • Clara bat Rachel
  • Cochavit bat Victoria
  • David ben Farha
  • Esther bat Liba
  • Galina bat Riva
  • Gittel bat Leah
  • Bradley Greenberg (Yehuda Dovid ben Tzvia Sarah)
  • Keren bat Orly
  • Liba Shaindel bat Chava
  • Lidia bat Paulina
  • Lita Greenberg (Tzvia Sarah bat Golda)
  • Millie Hakim (Miriam bat Sarah)
  • Benny Mayo (Bentzion ben Avraham)
  • Mary Naar (Miriam bat Yitzchak)
  • Penina Rachel bat Bracha
  • Miriam Devorah bat Bracha
  • Perla bat Leah
  • Rosa bat Rachel
  • Shaul ben Regina
  • Yehuda Reich (Yehuda ben Hermina)
  • Lilas Saltiel (Leah Saltiel)
  • Sheva bat Merel
  • Zimbul bat Vida