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Join us for the Pesach Seder

Celebrate Passover with family and friends, relive the exodus, discover the eternal meaning of the Haggadah, and enjoy a community Seder with hand-baked Shmurah Matzah, wine, and a wonderful dinner spiced with unique traditional customs.

Passover Schedule
Moshiach's Meal
Pesach Times (Times are for NYC)
Finish eating Chametz before
Wednesday, April 5, 2023, 10:45 AM
The absolute deadline for eating chametz is the morning before Passover, it is forbidden to eat chametz until the close of the festival in eight days.
Sell and Burn Chametz before
Wednesday, April 5, 2023, 11:45 AM

By this time, the chametz should be burned, and there should be no chametz remaining in your possession. Click here to sell your chometz online

A Message From Rabbi Ben Tzion Krasnianski

Dear Friends,
As we approach the holiday of Pesach, the holiday of redemption, we feel re-Jew-venated as we energetically prepare ourselves to taste, relive and re-experience genuine freedom and liberation.
What does it mean to be liberated while we are still stuck in exile?
The breakthrough of the exodus of Egypt endowed us with the ability that no matter what the circumstances are and no matter what the limitations, we are never enslaved.  We serve Hashem exclusively and consequently we are forever and eternally free! While our bodies may still be in exile, our souls have the ability to see beyond the limitations, to rise above, to live higher and more purposeful, with an eye to the unfolding redemption. 
May we each feel the Pesach energy as the wind beneath our wings and rise above our challenges, to achieve unity, joy, bessings and health, confident in the knowledge that we will succeed in making this world into a permanent dwelling place for G-d. 
Wishing you and your family a kosher, sweet, liberating and joyous Passover!
Rabbi Ben Tzion and Chanie Krasnianski and Family
Chabad of the Upper East Side
What is Pesach?
The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. Passover (Pesach) commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. Pesach is observed by avoiding leaven, and highlighted by the Seder meals that include four cups of wine, eating matzah and bitter herbs, and retelling the story of the Exodus