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Congregation Beth Israel

A warm community for friendship, learning and worship

535 Progress Avenue, Munster, Indiana 46321
Phone: 219-922-0101

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Pesach Services

Siyum B’chorim
Friday, March 30
Because the first born of the Israelites were saved from the 10th plague, tradition requires all first-born Jewish males to fast on the Eve of Pesach until the Seder. The requirement, however, may be superseded if these males participate in a religious service and feast; a Seudat Mitzvah, which is held on the morning of the Eve of Pesach. Thus the first-born male is exempt from his obligation to fast.

Religious Services
Saturday, March 31, 1st day
Sunday, April 1, 2nd day
Monday, April 2, 3rd day
Thursday, April 5, 6th day
Saturday, April 7, 8th day, Yizkor
Pesach ends at 8:05 pm

Pesach Seder

First night: Friday, March 30
Second Night: Saturday, March 31

Pesach songs
Here are audio clips of the major portions of the Haggadah that are recited during the Seder, to help you learn how to better conduct your own Seder at home. Click here

Pesach: Kosher for Passover

Download the Rabbinical Assembly Pesach Guide
This Guide, approved by the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, explains in detail the laws and customs regarding the dietary restrictions of Pesach, the rules that remind us each time we eat of  Pesach’s messages for us. This guide is intended to help families maintain a kosher for Pesach home in accordance with the principles of Conservative Judaism and its understanding of Jewish Law.

Do you wish to sell your hametz?
Please Download the Selling of Hametz  form and mail it or bring it to CBI before Wednesday, March 28

How to kasher a kitchen for Pesach
Watch this short video 

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