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Pesach with OZ


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  • If you need Support to Make Pesach, please contact Rabbi Schwartz at
  • To order the Rabbi's New Haggadah & other Seforim, click HERE

  • Chametz Sale forms are available in the lobby, office, and online HERE. It is preferable to make the sale in person, with a kinyan. The Rabbi is available most afternoons after Mincha/Maariv, and by appointment in his office.
  • Maos Chittim Donations:


Rabbi Allen Schwartz will be available to sell Chametz 
  • Monday - Friday
    • Following the 7:00am Shacharis until 9:00am
  • Monday & Tuesday
    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Tuesday - Thursday
    • Following the 7:20pm Mincha/Maariv
  • By appointment
  • On Friday, a Siyum for Taanis Bechoros will take place after each Shacharis, and at 10:00am in person and on Zoom
    • 6:00am - Shacharis & Siyum in Main Shul (food in classroom) - Nedarim
    • 6:50am - Shacharis & Siyum in Main Shul (food in classroom) -Nazir
    • 7:50am - Shacharis & Siyum in Main Shul (food in classroom) - Sotah
    • 10:00am - Siyum in Classroom / Zoom - Moed Katan (click HERE)
Please remember the following Zmanim for Pesach:
  • Bedikas Chametz should be performed on Thursday Night, following nightfall (8:24pm)
  • Friday, April 15, 2022
    • Shacharis & Siyum - 6:00am, 6:50am, 7:50am
    • 10:00am - Siyum In-Person & Zoom
    • 10:19am - Last Eating of Chametz
    • 11:37am - Last Owning of Chametz
  • Due to construction constraints, there will be 'drop-off' Biur Chametz until 11:00am. Please leave items in the boxes in the main shul lobby this week, or in the alleyway on Friday
Post Pesach Shopping Guide, click HERE

Spend Shabbos HaGadol with OZ!
  • Shabbos, April 9, 2022
  • 11:15am - Drasha by Rabbi Allen Schwartz: Textualism & Originalism in the Haggadah
  • Shabbos HaGadol Chai Kiddush - Celebrate your Spring Milestones at
  • 6:20pm - Text & Context Shiur with Rabbi Jack Varon
  • 7:20pm - Shalosh Seudos, featuring Views from the Pews with Charles Gross: 'An Outstretched Hand..." - Reflections on the Recent NORPAC Mission to Washington DC
Pre-Pesach Mitzvah Morning
  • Sunday, April 10, 2022, 10am - 12pm
  • Sell Chametz
  • Mezuzah Checking & Sale
  • Shaatnez Testing
  • Utensil Kashering
  • Haggadah Sale
  • More...
  • Contact for more info... 

Youth: West-Side Wide Afikoman Games
  • Sunday, April 10, 2022
  • Meets at WSIS (120 West 76th)
  • 10:30am
  • Hosted by OZ, LSS, and WSIS

Haggadah Highlights on Zoom!
featuring 15-20 short Divrei Torah for your Seder by 
  • Rabbi Allen Schwartz
  • Rabbi Tsvi Blanchard
  • Rabbi Stephen Friedman
  • Rabbi Eliyahu Teitz
  • Moderated by Rabbi Jack Varon

Pre-Pesach Classes on ZOOM with Rabbi Allen Schwartz

Annual Pesach & Posture Program

UWS Youth: Six Flags Family Trip
  • Tuesday, April 19, 2022
  • Meet at Park or reserve Transportation from UWS
  • for more info:

Kosher Guides

Pesach Companions


Pesach Reminders —
  • Friday, April 15, 2022
  • Eve of Passover / Fast of Firstborn
    • Shacharis & Siyum: 6:00am, 6:50am, 7:50am
    • Late Siyum - 10:00am
    • Last Eat Chametz - 10:19am
    • Last Own Chametz - 11:37am
    • Candles: 7:17pm
    • Minyan: 7:25pm

UWS Kosher for Pesach Grab and Go Meals
  • Details TBA

Halacha Guides when needed
  • Click HERE for the OU Guide for Erev Pesach on Shabbos
  • Click HERE for the Journal of Halacha Review of Erev Pesach on Shabbos
  • Click HERE for the Tradition Journal Archive of Erev Pesach on Shabbos
  • Click HERE for the CRC Guide for Erev Pesach on Shabbos

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