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Rabbi Weinberg’s Annual Pesach Guide: The guide is now available online  here . There will also be hard copies available in the lobby for Shabbat.

Maot Chitim are needed well in advance of Pesach to allow for distribution of funds. Click here to donate by Tuesday, April 16.

Mechirat Chametz: Rabbi Weinberg will be available to arrange for your sale of chametz every day after Shacharit and after M/M beginning Tuesday, 4/9. Deadline: Sunday, 4/21 at 8pm. Please print and fill out this form, or pick up a copy in the lobby.

If you’re not comfortable coming to shul because of health reasons, please contact Rabbi Weinberg via email to make other arrangements.

Pre-Pesach Shabbat Meals on Shabbat, April 19 & 20. 2 meals this year! Friday Night and Shabbat Lunch. Each meal is $25/adult and $15/child (age 3-12). Register here. See flyer hereThe deadline to submit reservations is Monday, April 15th at 11:00 am.

Scrip Cards: Pesach can be an expensive time. Please see Rabbi Weinberg if you are in need of assistance.

Davening Times: Click here for a full listing of all davening times and halachic times over Pesach.

NO Dumpster this year: Since garbage pickup in Kemp Mill is Monday (Erev Pesach) there will be no need for the KMS/YISE Pre-Pesach Dumpster.  Please have all chametz in your trash bins by the curb of your house before 11:47am when you renounce ownership over all chametz by reciting the “kol chamira” passage.

OU Pesach Guide: Click here to view online. Hard copies are available in the lobby.

Vaad of GW Bulletin: Click here to view online. Hard copies are available in the lobby.


Hospitality: As we approach Pesach, we would like to ensure that anyone who wishes to partake in Shabbat and Yom Tov meals with others can do so. If you would like to be hosted for a meal OR if you would be open to having guests at any of your meals, contact Marci Schopf and Nancy Mehlman

KMS Pesach Guide for First-Timers: Compiled by KMS members for Pesach 5780. Click here to view.

Click here for the Pesach Fun Packet, created by youth directors from around the country, and compiled by Rabbi Levitt for Pesach 5780

Chametz after Pesach: Click here for information from the Vaad HaRabanim of Greater Washington about where you can purchase Chametz after Pesach.

KMS Pesach Events & Programs


Thursday, April 4, 8:00 pm: Erica Brown: "Yesterday's Slaves to Today's Hostages: Moving from Captivity to Freedom this Passover" At KMS only (no Zoom)

Shabbat, April 6, 7:35 pm: Rabbi Weinberg: “Navigating Pesach Prep.” (This will be repeated on Wed, 4/10 for those who can’t make it)

Monday, April 8, 7:30 pm: The KMS Women’s Rosh Chodesh Series presents Pre-Pesach Cooking Demo with @Overtimecook Miriam (Pascal) Cohen. At the Zaghi home, 505 Hermleigh Rd. Register ($36) or order a cookbook ($36) here. Deadline: 3/31. See flyer here.

Wednesday, April 10, 8:00 pm: Rabbi Weinberg: “Navigating Pesach Prep.” (Repeat of the Shabbat M/M shiur for those who missed it)

Thursday, April 11, 8:45 pm: Rabbi Weinberg: “V'higadita L'vincha: Divrei Torah to Share with Kids Under 10 at the Seder” (Zoom)

Shabbat, April 13, 4:30 pm: Special Pre-Pesach Session of Parent-Child Learning. “Exploring the Haggadah & Meaning of the Seder.” See flyer here.

Monday, April 15, 11:00 am: Laura Goldman: “Forging Relationships: Lessons from the First Geula.” At KMS and on Zoom.

Monday, April 15, 8:00 pm: Sharon Freundel: “Tzai U’lmad: Hidden Messages in the Haggadah.” At KMS and on Zoom.

Shabbat, April 19 & 20: Pre-Pesach Shabbat Meals on Friday Night and Shabbat Day. Register here. See flyer here.

Thursday, April 25, 8:30 pm: Rabbi Elchanan Adler’s Chol Hamoed Shiur on Zoom: “Vehi She'amdah: The Enduring Guarantee of ברית בין הבתרים.” See flyer here.

Monday, April 29, 4:30 pm: Story & Snack Time for nursery through kindergarten. Downstairs at KMS, with snacks and drinks. See flyer here.

Community Organizations

Yad Yehuda assists individuals and families in our region. Click here to donate Maot Chitim through Yad Yehuda.

The Franco Foundation continues to assist those in need. Donations toward the Maos Chittim drive will be distributed before and during Pesach. Please help with your generous tax-deductible donation, c/o Allan Franco, 613 Bromley Street, or through PayPal at

Archive of Pesach Class Recordings

Archive of Pesach Class Recordings

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