Pesach
at Chabad of Puerto Vallarta
Pesach: March 30th–April 7th, 2018
Message from the Rabbi
 To my dear friends who make Puerto Vallarta their home, either for a few weeks, months, or for many years,
 
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 Shneur and Mushkie Hecht 

 

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Service Schedule 
Friday- March 30th

Eat Chametz until: 11:01am
Burn your chametz before: 12:03pm

First Seder at the Hilton Hotel begins at 6:30pm

Candle lighting time: 6:57pm

 

Saturday - March 31st

Morning Services: 10:00am at the HILTON HOTEL

Yom Tov Kiddush and Lunch 12:30pm  

Second Seder at the Hilton begins at 8:00pm

Evening Services: 7:45pm
Candle lighting time: 7:48pm
 

Sunday - April 1st

Morning Services: 10:00am at Chabad 


Yom Tov Kiddush and Lunch 12:30pm 

Yom Tov Ends: 8:49pm 

 
Thursday- April 5th

Candle Lighting 7:59pm

Maariv 8:00pm
Yom Tov Dinner (RSVP required rabbi@chabadvallarta.com) 8:30pm

Friday - April 6th

Morning Services: 10:00am
Kiddush Lunch: 12:00pm

Candle Lighting: 7:59pm

Maariv 8:00pm
Yom Tov Dinner (RSVP required rabbi@chabadvallarta.com) 9:15pm
Saturday - April 7th

Morning Services: 10:00pm
Yizkor: 11::00pm
Kiddush Lunch: 12:15pm

Moshiach Seuda-Meal: 7:30pm
Yom Tov Ends: 8:51pm

 
Sell your chametz
Use this online form to sell your chametz for Passover.

Any chametz left undisposed must be sold to a non-Jew. Since there are many legal intricacies involved in this sale, a rabbi acts as our agent both to sell the chametz to the non-Jew on the morning before Passover and also to buy it back the evening after Passover ends. Use this online form to quickly delegate a rabbi to sell your chametz for you.
 
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
Tuesday April, 6:30 pm (starting with Mincha)

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.
 
 
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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.