at Chabad Center of Passaic County
Pesach: March 30 –April 7, 2018
Message from the Rabbi
As we approach the holiday of Pesach, we think of all the laws, customs and traditions associated with the holiday, and what this holiday represents to us personally and as a People.

Please join us at our annual communal seder, and take advantage of our Passover-related services and events.

You can find more information about the holiday below.

Wishing you and your family a kosher and happy Passover,
Rabbi Michel & Chani Gurkov
Community Seder
Join us for a Passover Seder you will remember for a lifetime!
First Seder: Friday, March 30 at  Service at  7:10 PM

Second Seder: Saturday, March 31 at 7:45 PM

Location: Chabad Center of Passaic County

Details: Relive the exodus, discover the eternal meaning of the Haggadah, and enjoy a community Seder complete with hand-baked Shmurah Matzah, wine and a wonderful dinner spiced with unique traditional customs.

$55 per person
$25 per child (under 12)
FREE for children 3 and below
Service Schedule
Friday - March 30

Eat Chametz until: 10:51 AM
Burn your chametz before: 11:49 AM
Candle lighting time: 7:02 PM   Minyan 7:10
First Seder: 7:30 PM

Saturday - March 31
Morning Services: 10:00 AM
Candle lighting time: AFTER 8:02 PM
Second Seder: 7:45 PM
Sunday - April 1
Morning Services: 10:00 AM
Yom tov Ends: 8:03 PM
Thursday - April 5

Morning Services: 7:15 AM

Candle Lighting Time 7:08 

Evening Services  7:15

Friday  - April 6

Morning Services: 10:00 AM
Candle Lighting Time: 7:09 PM

Saturday - April 7

Morning Services: 10:00 AM
Yizkor: 11:00 AM
Moshiach Seuda-Meal: 7:30 PM
Pesach Ends: 8:10 PM

Join us for services at 194 Ratzer Road
Sell your chametz
Use this online form to sell your chametz for Passover.

Since it is prohibited to possess chametz on Pesach, any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew. [Any chametz remaining in the possession of a Jew during Pesach may not be used, eaten, bought or sold even after Pesach.]
Therefore, all chametz that will not be eaten or burned before Pesach and all chametz utensils that will not be thoroughly cleaned by then should be stored away.
The storage area should be locked or taped shut to be leased to the non-Jew at the time of the chametz sale.
Since there are many legal intricacies in this sale, only a competent rabbi should be entrusted with its execution. The Rabbi acts as our agent both to sell the chametz to the non-Jew on the morning before Pesach starts and also to buy it back the evening after Pesach ends.
Order Matzah
Traditional handmade shmurah matzah is recommended for seder use.

Shmurah means watched, and it is an apt description of this matzah, the ingredients of which (the flour and water) are watched from the moment of harvesting and drawing.

Shmurah matzot are round, kneaded and shaped by hand, and are similar to the matzot that were baked by the Children of Israel as they left Egypt. It is thus fitting to use Shmurah Matzah on each of the two Seder nights for the matzot of the Seder plate.

Order your matzah today!
Meal of Moshiach
Saturday, April 7, 7:30 PM

Just when you thought you had seen it all! This day, the final day of Passover, emphasizes an even higher Freedom! It is dedicated to our imminent and final redemption.

Following the custom of the Baal Shem Tov, founder of Chassidism, Passover concludes with a "Feast of Moshiach." This festive meal complete with Matzah and, yes, four cups of wine, begins before sunset. It is the perfect way to spiritually take leave of Passover and open our consciousness to the coming redemption.
Passover Store
Do you need a haggadah? Or perhaps a nice kiddush cup? Or a gift for a host? Get everything you need for pesach and support Chabad at the same time.
Holiday Guide
Pesach Guide
The Seder
Pesach Story
Study & History
Kids Site
Passover Picks
Passover is a great time to reconnect with our history and traditions. Take a few moments and read some interesting and new handpicked Passover features from our site, from the practical to the esoteric. You'll find something to share with your family, and perhaps gain a new perspective on Passover.