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Temple Israel of Scranton

Temple Israel of Scranton

An Egalitarian, Conservative Jewish Congregation – Be A Part of Us!

918 East Gibson Street, Scranton, PA 18510
(570) 342-0350 | Email Us


Pesach Information

Service times and links

Thursday, March 25th – Fast of the Firstborn   

  • 7:30 AM  Minyan followed by Siyyum Mishnah Megillah. Join here

Friday, March 26th

  • 5:45p Mincha/Afternoon Minyan and Kabbalat Shabbat. Join here
  • 7:03p Candle Lighting

Shabbat, March 27th – Shabbat Hagadol / Erev Pesach

  • 9:30a Morning Service by Livestream – View here
  • 8:04p Shabbat ends; Candles for Yom Tov Passover are lit from an existing flame, such as a yahrzeit candle; Havdalah is recited as part of Kiddush at Seder. 

Sunday, March 28th – Pesach Day 1 / Yom Tov

  • 9:30a Morning Service by Livestream. View here
  • 8:05p 2nd-night candle lighting; Count Omer 1 

Monday, March 29th- Pesach Day 2 / Yom Tov – We will not be holding services for the second day of Yom Tov

  • 8:07p Havdalah at home. (Wine & final blessing only; no spices or candle); Count Omer2

Hol HaMoed – Tuesday, March 30th – Friday, April 2nd

  • 7:30 morning minyan with the addition of Hallel, Torah, and musaf. Join here.

Friday, April 2nd – Yizkor

  • 5:45p minhah and yizkor by ZOOM, including yizkor sermon – Join here
  • 7:11p Candle Lighting. Blessing l’hadlik ner shel shabbat v’shel yom tov. No shehecheyanu blessing.  

Saturday, Shabbat, April 3rd, Pesach Day 7 Yom Tov

  • 9:30a Livestream Shabbat and festival service. View here
  • 8:12p Candle lighting for the second night. Kiddush will include the havdalah paragraph. 

Sunday, April 4th,  Pesach, Day 8 Yom Tov

  • 9:30a Livestream festival service. View Here.
  • 8:14p Festival ends; 
  • 9:00p Hametz may again be eaten.