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Important Passover Information for 5781 / 2021

Schedule of Services for Passover

All services and prayerbooks will be available on our Livestream page unless otherwise noted

Thursday, March 25
8am - Minyan and Siyum Bechorim (Fast of the First Born) together with TBEMC
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7:55 pm - Earliest time for Bedikat Hametz, the Search for Hametz

Friday, March 26
12:00 pm - Latest time for burning Hametz
6:58 pm - Shabbat Candlelighting
7:30 pm - Friday Night Services
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Saturday, March 27
9:30 am - Shabbat Services
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10:58 am - Latest time for eating Hametz
7:59 pm - Passover Candlelighting

Sunday, March 28
9:30 am - Yom Tov Services
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6:30 pm - CBI's 2nd Night Zoom Seder
8:00 pm - 2nd Night Candle lighting

Monday, March 29
9:30 am - Yom Tov Services
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8:00 pm - Havdallah

Thursday, April 1
8:00 am - Chol HaMoed Minyan
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Friday, April 2
7:05 pm - Candlelighting
7:30 pm  - Friday Night Services
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Saturday, April 3
9:30 am - Shabbat / Yom Tov Services - "Men's Club Shows Up for Shabbat"
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8:06 pm - Candlelighting

Sunday, April 4
9:30 am - Yom Tov Services with Yizkor
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8:07 pm - Passover Ends


CBI's Second Night Zoom Seder - Sunday, March 28, 6:30pm

Join Cantor Axelrod online for our Zoom Seder! We’ll sing songs, discuss the ideas of freedom, and have the opportunity of spending this virtual Seder together. To help us in planning, please RSVP for this communal Seder below.

We'll begin and conclude the Seder together with the traditional texts and songs. During the festive meal you have the option to log off and enjoy dinner with your family, or to stay online and join together with a smaller group to have dinner together virtually.

Register to Participate Here

Passover Prep with Rabbi Tilman - Thursday, March 18, 8:00pm

Have questions about celebrating Passover this year? Need a refresher of how to kasher your kitchen? Looking for ways to make a Zoom seder more fun? Bring your questions to this online refresher course for Passover. We'll review the basics and then spend time answering whatever Passover questions you have. A recording of the session will be available in case you miss it.

Please Register Online Here

Helpful Resources

Special Highlights and Activities for Kids and Families


Family Seder Supplement


Sale of Hametz

It's customary to "sell" your Hametz before the holiday begins. To have Rabbi Tilman sell yours, be sure to fill out this form by March 25th.


Kosher for Passover?

Guidelines on what food needs to be Kosher for Passover and what is always acceptable, as well as instructions for cleaning your kitchen from the Rabbinical Assembly Passover Guide.

Specific advice regarding Passover during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Digital Haggadah

Here are a few different versions of the Haggadah all available online or for downloading and printing.

The Feast of Freedom - Rabbinical Assembly

A Different Night - The Family Participation Haggadah

A Night to Remember - The Haggadah of Contemporary Voices - An online resource to create your own Passover Haggadah


Passover Music


Passover Parodies

Passover Song

Special Resources for Families and Kids

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