April 25 — The Final Days of Pesach

David Bassous - Rabbi
Ray Morris - President

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

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
  • Emunah and Bitcahon -- The Alef Bet of Judaism with Rabbi Bassous: 6:00pm
  • Mincha: 7:00pm
  • Candle lighting: 7:29pm

Saturday -- Eighth Day of Pesach

  • Shacharit: 8:45am
  • Latest Shema: 8:47am
  • Yizkor during services: About 10:00am
  • Seuda Shelishit should be eaten at home
  • Women's Tehillim Group: 5:30pm
  • Rabbi Akiva and his Students with Rabbi Bassous: 6:30pm
  • Mincha: 7.30 pm
    • Dvar Torah and special Pesach Seuda Shelishit with Adin Bodzin
  • Arvit, Shabbat and Pesach Ends: 8:29pm

NOTE: Please don’t open up your chametz until 10:00pm to give the Rabbis time to buy back your chametz. Also please do not go to Dunkin Donuts until 9:30pm.


  • Shacharit: 8:30am
  • Shulchan Aruch: 7:00pm
  • Mincha and Arvit: 7:30pm

Monday – Thursday

Note: All services to take place at 33 Stone Street, Edison NJ

  • Shacharit: 6:30am
  • Shulchan Aruch: 7:00pm
  • Mincha and Arvit: 7:30pm
  • Nefesh HaChaim: 8:00pm
  • Tuesday: Talmud Brachot: 8:15pm


  • Shacharit at 33 Stone Street, Edison NJ: 6:30am
  • Shulchan Aruch: 7:00am
  • Mincha and Arvit: (back at Etz Ahaim): 7:00pm
  • Candle Lighting: 7:36pm

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