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Second Day of Passover, April 20-21, 2019

5779 Saturday Evening & Sunday – April 20 - April 21, 2019


Eve of the Second Day, Sat., April 20

Evening Minhah & Arbit 7:15pm

Sunset 7:40pm

End of Shabbat & Candle Lighting

After 8:19pm

Begin the Second Haggadah at Home

After 8:19pm

Begin Counting 1st Day of the Omer

After 8:19pm


Second Day of Passover. Sunday, April 20

Zemirot 8:15am

Shahrit, Hallel, Sermon & Musaf 9:00-11:50am

Minhah & Arbit 7:30pm

Sunset 7:41pm

Habdalah 8:10pm

Passover 5779: Hol HaMoed Pesah, Intermediate Weekdays, April 22-25, 2019

5779 Monday-Thursday – April 22 - April 25, 2019



Monday-Thursday, April 22-25

Shahrit & Musaf 7:15am



Monday-Wednesday, April 22-24

Minhah & Arbit 6:30pm

7th Day of Passover 5779, April 25-26, 2019 Consecration Anniversary of First Mill Street Synagogue (1730)

5779 Thursday Eve & Friday – April 25 - April 26, 2019


Thursday Evening, April 25

Candle Lighting 7:28pm

Thursday Minhah & Arbit 7:30pm

Thursday Evening Sunset 7:46pm

Erub Tabshilin: When the festival begins on Thursday evening, an Erub, bread and food prepared for the following Sabbath, is set aside prior to the festival before sunset. See Prayers for the Festivals, by David de Sola Pool, p. 1.


Friday Morning, April 26

Synagogue Consecration Anniversary

First Mill Street Synagogue (1730)

Zemirot 8:15am

Shahrit 9:00am

Torah Reading 9:50am

(Reading "Song of the Sea")

Musaf & Conclusion 10:40-11:45am

Eighth and Final Day of Passover, 5779: Shabbat, April 26-27, 2019

5779 Friday Eve & Saturday – April 26 - April 27, 2019


Friday Eve, April 26

Candle Lighting before 7:29pm

Minhah & Arbit 7:30pm

Sunset 7:47pm


Saturday, April 27

Zemirot 8:15am

Shahrit 9:00am

Song of Songs 11:30am-12:15pm


Conclusion of Eighth Day of Pesah

Minhah & Arbit 7:30pm

Sunset 7:48pm

End of Shabbat/Conclusion of Pesah:

Habdalah 8:27pm*

*Do not consume hametz until at least a half-hour after Habdalah; that is, sometime after 8:57pm

Omer Board

Shearith Israel’s “Omer Board” dates back to the Mill Street Synagogue of 1730, and may indeed go back to the early years of the Congregation’s history. 

Liberty Bell Rimonim

These Rimonim, modeled after the American Liberty Bell, were commissioned by the Congregation in honor of Judge Edgar J. Nathan Jr.