Jericho Chamber of Commerce Awards
12:00 PM12:00

Jericho Chamber of Commerce Awards

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On behalf of the Jericho Chamber of Commerce, I am excited to inform you that Rabbi Chanan Krivisky has been chosen as an inaugural Honoree for our Jericho Chamber of Commerce Businessperson of the Year Awards.

We would be honored if you and some of your friends, business associates, and colleagues, joined us for this very special event on June 19, 2019 at 12PM. The event is complimentary for all and each honoree is welcome to invite 10 guests for their table.  We are working on providing Kosher food for all attending in Rabbi Krivisky's honor.

The Jericho Chamber of Commerce is composed of hundreds of local businesses, non-for-profits, and community members, who live and work in the Jericho area. This year’s winners, from a diverse group of fields, have been chosen based on their professional success and their demonstrated commitment to furthering the commercial interests of Long Island and the State of New York.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact James Bernstein at (516) 312-6573. 

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Shavuos Garden Party Sunday Brunch
10:00 AM10:00

Shavuos Garden Party Sunday Brunch

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It is a custom to decorate one's home and synagogue with flowers on Shavuot. This year we will be having a Sunday Brunch Garden Party outdoors & bringing you to the flowers!
Morning Services 10:00am, 10 Commandments Torah reading for Men, Women & Children
Followed by Dairy Brunch Buffet, Pastas, Salads, Specialty Coffees, Cheesecakes, Make-your-own Ice Cream Sundaes and outdoor Children's fun.
Hear The Ten Commandments! Stay for Brunch!
Donations are always welcome before the Holiday. 
Shavuos Programs are FREE of charge.
$180/ $250/ $360/ Sponsorships are gratefully accepted.
All are invited.
You don't need to travel to the desert for dessert!
It's happening right here!
@ The Krivisky's Chabad House
82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753
Rain or Shine

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Passover @ MiYaD
5:00 PM17:00

Passover @ MiYaD

Songs of Freedom: Pesach 5779

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Dear Friends, 
As we now approach Passover, we wish for you and your family a Kosher and Happy Passover.  
We are told of 'Four Sons' who attend the Seder, in the Haggadah.
The Rebbe tells us of a 'Fifth Son' who might not even show up!
We are here to make sure that there are no 'Fifth Sons' in our community.  
We want to celebrate with YOU! ...and let everyone know they are welcome.
Together, let us reach out to our family, friends, children, kids home from college, and neighbors to let them know that there is a place for them at our Seder, this Pesach.
Passover is the festival of redemption.  It is a time for us to go out of our personal limitations, which in turn, leads to the complete global redemption through Moshiach NOW!!
"THIS Year in Jerusalem!!"
Wishing you and yours all the best in this "Season of Our Freedom". 
Blessings & Success, 
Rabbi & Aliza Krivisky
Menachem, Esther, Menucha, Zalman, Moussia, Shmuel, Shterna Sarah, Rivkah & Devorah

Be the "Wise Son" - prepare accordingly!
3 BIG Mitzvahs to do before Passover:

Liberate yourself from processed carbs SELL YOUR CHAMETZ!! No need to throw out your pretzels & beer... put them in a cabinet, label it SOLD, fill out this form and that's it!!

Giving Tzedakah for Pesach is called 'Maos Chittim', it is thematically related to the idea of experiencing Freedom on Passover. CLICK HERE. 
We distribute Passover needs to DOZENS of families in our community!

DON'T BE SQUARE, DADDY-O Buy Handmade Round Matzah!
It's bread of healing! It's the bread of faith!  It's not your grocery-store-bought-cardboard!  It is the official food of Passover! Lot's of stores now carry it, and MiYaD can help you get some, too.


We are now accepting donations for Matzoh distribution for those who need in our community - Please give generously. 
Tens of pounds of Matzoh are distributed locally! 
Be a part of it!

Join MiYaD for a meaningful
Passover Seder experience

Seders: Friday/Saturday Evenings, April 19 & 20 @ 8:30pm
Moshiach Feast: Shabbos, Saturday, April 27th @ 7:00pm
82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho
All are welcome. Please RSVP.

Choose Wisely:
It's your Passover Seder 
@ your in-laws... shpilkus!
@ a hotel... ugh!
@ a restaurant... puh-lease!
@ a center... gag me with a spoon!
@ a resort... forgettaboutit!

For various reasons, each of these options don't sound so 'liberating'. 
But Passover is supposed to be the season of our freedom, celebrating our physical and spiritual freedom from constraints and limitations.  

So why don't you spend it with us?

Delicious home-cooked dinners? YES.
Inspirational (and quick!) Haggadah/Seder leadership? YES. 
Cute kids? YES. 
Fun & stimulating discussion? YES. 
Top-shelf wine? YES. 
All the Mitzvahs done right & with feeling? YES.
A Passover Seder never to forget? YES!!!
FREE? Of course, Bubbala!
Who charges for such a Mitzvah having you in their home, eh?! 

(to make a donation click here)
This year, as always, Rabbi & Aliza Krivisky and family will be opening their home and hearts to welcome you to their home to celebrate Passover the right way - with friends and family.  Don't hesitate to join us!

Once again, we invite you to take part in one of the most special, mystical dates on the Jewish Calendar - the Eigth Day of Passover, which is charachterized by the special dinner called the Moshiach Feast.

About two hundred and fifty years ago, as the time for Mashiach drew closer, the Baal Shem Tov instituted a custom which underlines the connection between the Redemption and the Eighth Day of Pesach: on that day he would partake of Moshiach’s Seudah, the festive meal of Moshiach.  

It is an informal, yet highly inspirational & delicious dinner with singing, stories, Torah thoughts and 4 traditional cups of wine (like the Seder!), all in the spirit of Moshiach's imminent arrival.
We would love for you to join us, 7:00pm  @ our Chabad House located @ 82 Forsythia Ln., Jericho, NY 11753, for a wonderful evening as we send off the Passover holiday with a bang!  
No RSVP needed; FREE 
- A Reflection of Mashiach -

The Eighth Day of Pesach is traditionally associated with our hopes for the coming of Moshiach. For this reason, the Haftorah read on that day contains many prophecies which refer to the Era of the Redemption. Among the best-known of these: “The wolf will dwell with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with a young goat” and, “He will raise a banner for the nations and gather in the exiles of Israel."

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Passover Schedule
(Confirm Times Here)

April 18th: 
Search for Chametz begins: 8:06pm

April 19th:
Finish Eating Chametz: 10:37am
Chametz has been sold & burned: 11:45am
Midday: 12:53pm
Shabbos/Yom Tov Candlelighting: 7:20pm
Sunset: 7:38pm
Night: 8:07pm
Midnight: 12:52am

April 20th:

Candlelighting: AFTER 8:22pm

April 21:
First 2 days of Holiday ends: 8:23pm

Last Days of Passover:
Thursday, April 25th Yom Tov Candlelighting @ 7:26pm
Friday, April 26th Shabbat & Yom Tov Candlelighting @ 7:27pm, Shabbat begins 7:45pm
Saturday, April 27th Shabbat/Yom Tov Morning Services @ 10:00am
Moshiach Feast @ 7:00pm
Shabbat/Yom Tov Passover Holiday Ends Saturday @ 8:30pm

Passover Online Guide HERE.

Confirm Local Times HERE.


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Purim in Israel!!
4:00 PM16:00

Purim in Israel!!

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Relive Birthright… on LONG ISLAND @ "Purim in Israel" with MiYaD!!
Megillah reading!
Authentic Israeli Cuisine!
Make your own Hamantashen!
Write a letter at the Western Wall - LIVE!
Purim food baskets!
All are welcome - Fun for the whole family
$12/person $36/family $180 sponsorship

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Kids in the Kitchen: Chanukah Foods!
9:30 AM09:30

Kids in the Kitchen: Chanukah Foods!

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Kids in the Kitchen: Chanukah Foods!

Join Aliza @ the Chabad House kitchen for “hands-on” fun making yummy Chanukah treats!!

$5/child, FREE for MiYaD Hebrew school children

All are welcome.

Parents can stay and play too!!

Please RSVP by emailing Aliza -

@ MiYaD Chabad House 82 Forsythia Lane Jericho, NY 11753

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Home Depot Chanukah Menorah Workshop
12:00 PM12:00

Home Depot Chanukah Menorah Workshop

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Join MiYaD at The Home Depot on Jericho Turnpike in Syosset for a wonderful Chanukah Menorah building project using real materials from the store!

Take home your own Menorah and candles to be used on Chanukah!

Traditional Chanukah doughnuts, chocolate gelt and driedels for all participants.

We have special guest - YEHUDAH MACCABI in the HOUSE!! Get you picture taken with a Jewish hero!

There will be an assembly line led by Home Depot staff that will help your child construct and decorate their own Chanukah Menorah to bring home. We always expect a large crowd, so you can come in anytime between 1:00-4:00pm to participate.  

You must register below, but you can also check out our event on Facebook here.

Donations/Sponsorships for this event are appreciated. We will be distributing literally THOUSANDS of Chanukah goodies, so your support means so much. You can contribute here:

Dreidels, Candles, Menorah kits, traditional Chanukah Doughnuts… and more!!

All are welcome.
(Children of all ages must be accompanied by an adult.)

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Simchas Torah @ MiYaD
6:30 PM18:30

Simchas Torah @ MiYaD

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Dinner, Dancing… L’Chaim!

Join us for an awesome evening of amazing food, drink and DANCING WITH THE TORAH!!

Every Jew may not be a great Torah scholar, but EVERY Jew can dance with the Torah. Our Sages tell us that the joy felt on Simchas Torah permeates our entire year! So come celebrate with your Jewish community the last, most joyous day of the High Holidays… SIMCHAS TORAH!!


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Purim in the 90's!!
4:00 PM16:00

Purim in the 90's!!

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Pizza for breakfast, Cereal for dinner...

MiYaD 90's Purim Party
@ The Milleridge Inn Cottage

Thursday, March 1st 4:00pm
Dudes! Purim is about to get radical on Long Island.  It's like totally like amazing... I mean like it's going to be like totally with like costumes and like pizza and cereal and Zima!!!

Come in Costume!
Megillah Readings!
Hamantashen & Purim baskets!
Split-the-pot Raffle!
Kids Purim Craft Table!
Pizza & Cereal & 90's Theme Candy/Snack Buffet!

All of of our events are open to all.

No Membership. No Problem.
For all ages.
$12/person $36/family $180/sponsor
The Cottage @ The Milleridge Inn is located at
585 N. Broadway Jericho, NY 11753
For information contact MiYaD directly: 516.336.9077 -
Other Purim events...
- Women's Circle Hamantashen Bake Monday, Feb. 26th @ 8:00pm
- Megillah Reading @ Krivisky's Chabad House Wednesday Night 6:00pm FREE - Graggers Provided!!
- Need a Megillah reading day or night at home or office?? Call Rabbi 516.336.9077
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  • Sat. Feb. 24th. 10:00am - Minyan/Torah Reading of Zachor  (Only Torah reading that is a must hear! Please attend.)
  • Give traditional Purim Tzedakah:
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MiYaD Women's Circle Paint Night - Tambourine Canvas!
8:00 PM20:00

MiYaD Women's Circle Paint Night - Tambourine Canvas!



We will be getting together to express our creative side and enjoy a fantastic night out. We will be painting our own tambourines just as the Jewish women throughout the generations have done. 
There is as a mystical significance as to why women celebrate with tambourines and it is just as relevant today, as we explore our role as women with positive conviction in transforming ourselves and the world for good.Inspiring conversation and wonderful company. All supplies provided. 

Bring a Friend!

Light refreshments will be served
Bring friends ~ All are welcome.
8:00 pm @ The Milleridge Inn 585 North Broadway in Jericho


Sponser a Women's Circle

Help support a fabulous organization MiYaD!!
All donations are 100% tax-exempt.



Reserve the dates: Feb 26th, March 19th


MiYaD is a unique mix of the social and the spiritual.  Our unified goal is to create a vibrant Jewish life here on Long Island, all while remaining unabashedly hip.

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Women's Circle Chanukah Traditional Doughnut Making
8:00 PM20:00

Women's Circle Chanukah Traditional Doughnut Making

MiYaD Women's Circle will be hosting a Chanukah event, Monday Dec 18th at the Milleridge Inn.

We will be making our own donuts from scratch, frying, and filling them. All are welcome to join for a stimulating night learning about the miracle of Chanukah and the unique role Jewish women had in creating the miracle.

We would love you to join and bring a friend!!

$18 / person
$180 sponserships
We look forward to seeing everyone!

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Rabbi's 40/40 Brunch
10:00 AM10:00

Rabbi's 40/40 Brunch

RABBI'S 40 for 40

Celebrate Rabbi's 40th Birthday with 40 men doing the Mitzvah of Tefillin! 

A wonderful morning with friends and family together as a community to rejoice, connect and do Mitzvahs with our Rabbi and his family.

Buffet Brunch Served, Sermon Shortened. L'Chaim!

Everyone is invited, men, women and children, even if you can't stay the whole time drop in for a Mitzvah and an omelette...


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MiYaD Women's Circle - Beauty & Marriage
8:00 PM20:00

MiYaD Women's Circle - Beauty & Marriage


MiYaD Women's Circle

@ The Milleridge Inn Jericho, NY

Monday, November 13th at 8pm

We deserve to pamper ourselves.
This month at MiYaD's Women's Circle, we will be making our own body care products. 
The lavender bath salts are more luxurious than you can buy in any store. 
The rose petal lip balm is made from wholesome ingredients.
Our venue at the Milleridge Inn is gorgeous.
Of course the night would not be complete if we didn't fill it with deep and meaningful discussion.  The topic of the night will be Jewish secrets to a successful marriage. 

Please join us and bring a friend.
Please RSVP
Refreshments will be served
The Milleridge Inn is conveniently located at 585 N Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753

November 2017
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Sukkot w/ MiYaD
to Oct 3

Sukkot w/ MiYaD

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SUKKAH?... I heardly know her!

What is Sukkot?

For forty years, as our ancestors traversed the Sinai Desert, following the Exodus from Egypt, miraculous "clouds of glory" surrounded and hovered over them, shielding them from the dangers and discomforts of the desert. Ever since, we remember G-d's kindness and reaffirm our trust in His providence by dwelling in a sukkah. For seven days and nights, we eat all our meals in the sukkah and otherwise regard it as our home.

 On each day of the festival (excepting Shabbat), we take the Four Kinds, recite a blessing over them, bring them together in our hands and wave them. Our sages in the Midrash tell us that the Four Kinds represent the various types and personalities that comprise the community of Israel, whose intrinsic unity we emphasize on Sukkot.

Sukkot is also called The Time of Our Joy; indeed, a special joy pervades the festival. 

Sponsorships available - all events made possible by your

all events in the Sukkah in back of Krivisky's Chabad House
@ 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753
Drop in anytime to Shake Lulav & Esrog!

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Wednesday, October 4th - Erev Sukkot
Candlelighting @ 6:13pm
Kiddush & Community Dinner in the Sukkah @ 7:30pm
Thursday, October 5th - Sukkot
Morning Services @ 10:00am
Kiddush & Community Luncheon @ 1:30pm- Drop in to do the Mitzvah of Lulav & Esrog!
Candlelighting after 7:10pm
Kiddush & Community Dinner in the Sukkah @ 7:30pm
Friday, October 6th - Sukkot
Morning Services @ 10:00am
Kiddush & Community Luncheon @ 1:30pm Drop in to do the Mitzvah of Lulav & Esrog!

  • Shabbat Sukkos
  • Shabbat Candlelighting: 6:10pm
  • Shabbat Morning Services @ 10:00am followed by Kiddush Lunch in the Sukkah!

9:00pm - Simchas Beis HaShoeva in Crown Heights come dance with THOUSANDS of Jewish people of all stripes in the streets of Brooklyn!!
Monday, Oct. 8th

- Community Open Sukkah Gathering -
ALL DAY/ALL NIGHT 11:00am - 10:00pm - Drop by our anytime to say a Blessing in the Sukkah, shake Lulav & Esrog, refeshments served, eat, drink and schmooze!!




Sunday, October 23rd - Erev Shmini Atzeret
Candlelighting @ 6:02pm
- Dinner & Dancing w/ the Torah - 6:30pm and on...
Thursday, October 12th - Shmini Atzeret
Candlelighting after 6:59pm
-Dinner & Dancing w/ the Torah - 6:30pm and on... 
Friday, October 13th - SIMCHAS TORAH
Morning Services @ 10:00am
- Finish Reading Torah & Dancing w/ the Torah
Kiddush Luncheon & L'Chaim @ 1:00pm

  • Friday, October 13th - Erev Shabbat
  • Shabbat Candlelighting @ 5:58pm
  • Shabbat Dinner @ 7:00pm
  • Sat. October 14th - Shabbat
  • Shabbat Morning Minyan @ 10:00am

Sponsorships available - all events made possible by your donations DONATE HERE.

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High Holiday Schedule
to Sep 30

High Holiday Schedule

High Holidays @ MiYaD




After outgrowing (and out-classing) our previous space, we are pleased to announce our ever-popular High Holiday Services at the gorgeous, newly remodeled, historic Cottage at the Milleridge Inn (while MiYaD looks for permanent new digs).

The most user friendly Prayer Service.

All services and prayerbooks are in Hebrew/English, with page numbers and instructions announced throughout.  There is insight and uplifting song interspersed in the prayers, as well.

Rabbi's sermon is short, sweeeet, fascinating and hilarious.


Seats are free. Warm, Heimishe Atmosphere. First-come, first-served. 

[ Suggested Donation $100/person ]

{ Yizkor Donations Accepted }

High Holiday Sponsorships Available Starting at $1000


or mail check, payable to MiYaD to:

MiYaD  82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753

All are welcome. Everyone is comfortable @ MiYaD, regardless of religious background, knowledge or level of observance.  

Make MiYaD, your Jewish home, you'll be glad you did.

Call 516.336.9077, email: or donate to let us know you're coming!


Wednesday, September 20th

Light Candles @ 6:36pm

Afternoon Services/Evening Services @ 7:00pm
@ Krivisky Chabad House - 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753

Thursday, September 21st

Morning Services @ 10:00am
Shofar Blowing @ Noon
@ Milleridge Inn Cottage 585 N Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753

Afternoon/Evening Services @ 7:00pm
@ Krivisky Chabad House - 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753

Light Candles after @ 7:33pm

Friday, September 22nd

Morning Services @ 10:00am
Shofar Blowing @ Noon
@ Milleridge Inn Cottage 585 N Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753

Afternoon/Evening Services @ 6:30pm
@ Krivisky Chabad House - 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753

Shabbat Candlelighting @ 6:33pm


Friday, September 29th

Light Candles/Fast Begins @ 6:21pm

Kol Nidre @ 6:30pm

@ Krivisky Chabad House - 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753

Shabbat Saturday, October 30th

Morning Services @ 10:00am

@ Milleridge Inn Cottage 585 N Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753

Yizkor @ 1:00pm

@ Milleridge Inn Cottage 585 N Broadway, Jericho, NY 11753

Afternoon Service (Mincha) @ 5:00pm

@ Krivisky Chabad House - 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753

Neilah Closing Service @ 6:00pm

@ Krivisky Chabad House - 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753

Final Shofar! Shabbat/Holiday & Fast Ends @ 7:18pm

BREAK-FAST SERVED!! Join us to break the fast with delicious food & coffee.

@ Krivisky Chabad House - 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753




May you and yours be written and inscribed for sweet year - L'Shana Tova!!

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Women's Circle - Jewelry Making Therapy
8:00 PM20:00

Women's Circle - Jewelry Making Therapy

Come out for another fantastic night filled with new friends, great conversation, and the opportunity to learn a new skill.

We will have the opportunity to crate our own jewelry through guided, professional instruction of Mrs. Vered Segal. This jewelry making instruction will incorporate a therapeutic element that allows you to relieve stress while creating your own masterpiece. 

Find out why this day is auspicious on the Jewish calendar. Join us for a meaningful night of fun.

We will be meeting at the MillerRidge Inn (walk through the restaurant to the back conference room.)
8:00 - 10:30 pm
Bring a friend
I am looking forward to seeing everyone!

Save the date for future MiYaD Women's Circle Events!!! (all @ The Milleridge Inn)
Sept 18 Round Challah Bake for Rosh HaShana
Oct 16
Nov 13
Dec 18 Chanukah Doughnut Making
Jan 22
Feb 26 Purim Hamentashen Baking
March 19 - DIY Wine Glasses "Cup of Elijah" for Passover Seder

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Tisha B'Av - 9th of Av Mourning the Holy Temple/Solidarity with Israel
8:11 PM20:11

Tisha B'Av - 9th of Av Mourning the Holy Temple/Solidarity with Israel

This year it means more...

Gather together on Tisha B'Av to show our solidarity with Israel
With current events in Israel, the day of mourning the destruction of the Holy Temple in Israel takes on a new importance. Let's use the day by showing our unity and desire for a secure Holy Land.
9th of Av - The Holy Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed.
May we merit the coming of Moshiach when these days will be transformed into days of joy and happiness!

Monday, July 31st
Fast Begins: 8:11pm
Evening Services & 
Reading of Eicha (Lamentations): 8:45pm
Class/Roundtable Discussion
 following Eicha (Lamentations)Join us for an introduction to TishaB'Av and how we connect to Israel today.
Tuesday, August 1st
Come by to PUT ON TEFILLIN for Israel 7:00pm
Fast Ends: 8:41pm

What Is Tisha B'Av?

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the month of Av (Jul. 31 - Aug. 1, 2017), is the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, on which we fast, deprive ourselves and pray. It is the culmination of the Three Weeks, a period of time during which we mark the destruction of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem.

What Happened on 9 Av

1313 BCE: The spies returned from the Promised Land with frightening reports, and the Israelites balked at the prospect of entering the land. G‑ddecreed that they would therefore wander in the desert for 40 years. Read more.

Both Holy Temples in Jerusalem were destroyed on this date. The First Temple was burned by the Babylonians in 423 BCE (read more) and the Second Temple fell to the Romans in 70 CE (read more), unleashing a period of suffering from which our nation has never fully recovered.

The Bar Kochba revolt against the Romans in 133 CE ended in defeat: The Jews of Betar were butchered on the 9th of Av and the Temple Mount was plowed one year later on the same date. Read more.

Later on in our history, many more tragedies happened on this day, including the 1290 expulsion of England’s Jews and the 1492banishment of all Jews from SpainRead more.

More: What Happened on Tisha B’Av?

How 9 Av Is Observed

The fast begins at sunset of the 8th of Av and concludes at nightfall the following night. During this time, we do not

  • eat or drink
  • wear leather footwear
  • bathe or wash ourselves (washing only until the knuckle when mandated by halachah)
  • apply ointments or creams
  • engage in marital relations or any form of intimacy
  • sit on a normal-height chair until chatzot (the time when the sun has reached its apex)
  • study Torah (except for the “sad” parts that deal with the destruction of the Temples, etc.)
  • send gifts, or even greet one another (you may respond to greetings)
  • engage in outings, trips or similar pleasurable activities
  • wear fine, festive clothing

Read more: The Laws of Mourning

What We Do

Starting from midday on 8 Av, we limit our Torah study to the few allowed topics that are of a sad nature or pertain to the Temples’ destruction.

We eat a square meal in the afternoon, before Minchah services. Then, late in the afternoon, a “separation meal,” seudah hamafseket, is eaten. It consists of bread and a hard-boiled egg dipped in ashes, accompanied by water. This meal is eaten alone, sitting on a low stool. (See here for how this plays out when Tisha B’Av follows Shabbat.)

The meal must be over by sundown, when all the laws of Tisha B’Av take effect.

Tisha B’Av evening services are held in synagogue, where the ark has been stripped of its decorative curtain and the lights dimmed. Evening prayers are followed by the chanting of Eichah (Lamentations).

Morning prayers are held without tallit and tefillin, since both are considered adornments. Most of the morning is occupied by the reading of Kinot, elegies marking the various tragedies that befell our people.

Work is permitted on Tisha B’Av, but discouraged. On this day, one’s focus should be on mourning and repentance. If one must work, it is preferable to begin after midday.

It is customary to give extra charity on Tisha B’Av, as on every fast day.

After midday, it is permissible to sit on chairs, and tallit and tefillin are worn during the afternoon prayer. In the synagogue, the ark’s curtain is restored to its place before the afternoon prayers.

Many communities have the custom to clean the house and wash the floors after midday, in anticipation of the Redemption, which we await.

Many important details and laws can be found in Order of the Day and What to Expect at Tisha B’Av Services.

After the Fast

When night falls, before breaking the fast, one should perform netilat yadayim (hand-washing), this time covering the entire hand with water, but without reciting the blessing. It is also customary to perform Kiddush Levanah at this point, celebrating the rebirth of the moon, and our hoped-for national rebirth.

The Temple was set ablaze on the afternoon of the 9th of Av, and it burned through the 10th. Therefore, the restrictions of the Nine Days (such as not eating meat, swimming or laundering clothing) extend until midday of the 10th of Av.

The Joy Within the Sadness

Even as we mourn, there is an element of joy and comfort. Indeed, the reading of Eichah concludes with the verse “Restore us to You, O L‑rd, that we may be restored! Renew our days as of old.” There is also a custom among many to use flimsy paperback Kinot booklets, hoping that they will not be needed next year.

It is by no accident that Scripture refers to this day as a mo’ed, a holiday, and Tachanun (prayer of repentance) is not said today. May the time soon come when we look back with the clarity of hindsight to see how all our suffering was but a prelude to happiness and goodness, with the coming ofMoshiach. Amen!

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Visit the Ohel for Prayers & Blessings
7:30 PM19:30

Visit the Ohel for Prayers & Blessings

The Ohel is an auspicious place for prayers and blessings.
MiYaD is running a community trip to visit this very special and
revered site. 
The Rebbe himself would visit the Ohel Yosef Yitzchak often on behalf of the Jewish people who would seek his counsel and blessings.
The Ohel is visited by people of all backgrounds, from all over the world. It has become a center, a holy place where thousands come and continue to receive inspiration and blessing from the Rebbe.
We are fortunate the Ohel have it right in our own backyard in Queens!
RabbiChanan Krivisky will lead our group in a brief introduction to the customs and prayers said at the Ohel, to make your visit as meaningful as possible. We will all meet there at 7:30pm.
Transportation provided, but space is limited. 
Our van will leave Jericho at 6:30pm. Please make arrangements to reserve your seat in advance.
RSVP required.
All are welcome. FREE of charge.
Tzedakah to MiYaD is appreciated and part of the Mitzvah of visiting the Ohel.
Find out more about the Ohel:

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Springtime Jewish Holidays!
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Springtime Jewish Holidays!


Springtime Jewish Holidays

Lag B'Omer & Shavuos

Sunshine, longer days and elevated spirits...
Don't wait until Fall to get involved in MiYaD!  
Being Jewish is an all-season endeavour.
SPECIAL SHABBAT MINYAN! Saturday 5/6 10:00am
Blessing Shterna Sarah Krivisky's 2nd Birthday
Please attend.  We need your participation!
Join MiYaD and 1000's of Jewish people from all walks of life in celebrating Lag B'Omer with a Great Parade, Concert, Carnival Rides and more!!
MiYaD's Annual Garden Party & 10 Commandments Reading!!
Rain or Shine
Dairy Lunch Served - Cheesecake - Ice Cream Sundae Bar
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Shavuos @ MiYaD
10:00 AM10:00

Shavuos @ MiYaD

It is a custom to decorate one's home and synagogue with flowers on Shavuot. 
This year we will be having a Garden Party outdoors & bringing you to the flowers!
  • Morning Services 10:00am followed by Specialty Coffees, Cheesecakes, Make-your-own Ice Cream Sundaes and outdoor Children's Progam.
  • Garden Party 5:00pm & Family Dinner! PLEASE RSVP
Hear The Ten Commandments!
Donations are always welcome before the Holiday. 
Shavuos Programs are FREE of charge. $180/ $250/ $360/ Sponsorships are gratefully accepted
All are invited.
You don't need to travel to the desert!
It's happening right here!
82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho, NY 11753
Rain or Shine

It’s that time of year, lots going on…

Dads and Grads, Memorial Day, school is almost out and summer is in the air!! 
On the Jewish calendar, Passover is long gone, and the High Holidays and hours spent in synagogue and fasting is 6 months away…

So what is an American Jew to do?

As Americans we are just starting to thaw and get excited for great weather outdoors, and as Jews we feel a little empty having nothing to feel guilty about.
That brings us to the holiday of Shavuos, the ‘Lost Holiday’. 
Somehow in all the excitement on our calendar this time of year, the one Holiday that actually makes us JEWISH, is forgotten. 3,329 years ago G-d chose us to become the Jewish Nation on Mt. Sinai, receiving the Torah.  Shavuos celebrates that world-changing event. 
Ironically it is actually the easiest of all Biblical holidays to observe!!
  • It’s only 2 days, versus 8 for Passover and Sukkot!
  • There’s no fasting like Yom Kippur, in fact, we eat Cheesecake! 
  • Unlike hours and hours spent in synagogue on Rosh HaShana, we just hear the 10 Commandments read from the Torah during regular Yom Tov morning services!
I would argue that Shavuos appeals to our modern, American sensibilities more than any other Jewish holiday!
Quick! Easy! Indulgent! Independent! Powerful!
Celebrate Shavuos at MiYaD and experience a truly Immemorial Holiday Weekend.

Shavuos Schedule
Tuesday, May 30th
Eve of First day Shavuos
Light Shabbat Candles at 8:00 PM
Red-eye with the Rabbi - 11:30pm All-night Torah Study @ 82 Forsythia Ln. Jericho
Wednesday, May 31st 
10:00am - Yom Tov Morning Services Minyan  
11:00am - Ten Commandments Torah Reading, for all Men, Women & Children.
Followed by Specialty Coffees from the 3rd wave of gourmet coffee, Cheesecakes, Ice Cream Sundae Bar & Kid's Program
5:00 - Garden Party & Family Dinner - Rain or Shine
(possible 2nd Torah Reading!)
 - Eve of Second day Shavuot
Light Holiday Candles after 9:08 PM
Thursday, June 1st
Yom Tov Morning Services Minyan @ 10:00am, YIZKOR
Holiday Ends 9:09 PM
All are welcome
Our Minyan needs you!!
Sponsorships Available: DONATE HERE @
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Babka Bake! MiYaD Women's Circle w/.Aliza
8:00 PM20:00

Babka Bake! MiYaD Women's Circle w/.Aliza


Women's Circle w/ MiYaD
 BABKA 101

Back by popular demand!
This month we will be getting together and learning the art of babka making.
Each woman will take home their own babka!
Aliza will be discussing what are Mitzvahs and the power they hold.
Stimulating conversation and mouth wateringbabka will make for a fabulous night out.
May 8th at 8pm
at The Milleridge Inn
$18 per person
Pay cash or check at the door
Credit Card in advance at

Sponsorships available and appreciated-  $180 ea.

RSVP through email or by responding to the FB event Please specify how many will be joining. 
Looking forward to seeing you!

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