Erev Pesach Which Coincides With Shabbat

We have mentioned that this year, 5781, Erev Pesach will coincide with Shabbat. We shall now discuss what one may eat for this coming Shabbat’s meals. The Shabbat Night MealOne may eat Chametz for the Shabbat night meal, for the time when Chametz becomes prohibited has not yet arrived. It is likewise permissible to eat Matzah during this meal, for when our Sages forbade eating … Continue reading Erev Pesach Which Coincides With Shabbat

Shabbat HaGadol / שבת הגדול

Shabbat HaGadol (“Great Shabbat” שבת הגדול) is the Shabbat immediately before Passover. There is a special Haftarah reading on this Shabbat of the book of Malachi. Traditionally a lengthy and expansive sermon is given to the general community in the afternoon. Shabbat HaGadol begins at sundown on Fri, 15 April 2016. Shabbat HaGadol Shabbat HaGadol (“Great Shabbat” שבת הגדול) is the Shabbat immediately before Passover. … Continue reading Shabbat HaGadol / שבת הגדול