Times for Pesach - 5776/2016

To be safe, prohibited activity should cease 10 minutes before the stated time.


Fast of the First Born: Friday 22 April

Search for chametz: Thursday night, 21 April after nightfall

Latest time for eating chametz: Before 10.03am Friday, 22 April

Latest time for removal, selling and burning of chametz: Friday before 10.58pm, The ‘Kol Chamira’ should have been recited by this time.

Eruv Tavshillin: Thursday 28 April

Candle Lighting:
1st night Shabbat and Yom Tov at 5.05pm
2nd night Yom Tov after 6.01pm
7th night Yom Tov at 4.59pm
8th night Shabbat and Yom Tov at 4.58pm

The Seder: Should not begin before 6.00pm on Friday 22 April. The second seder night is Saturday 23 April after 6.01pm

Pesach Ends: Saturday 30 April at 6.00pm.


Latest times for eating chametz Friday morning 22 April 2016

Times For Eating Chametz Removal, Selling
& Burning
Jerusalem 10.26am 11.36am
Sydney 10.03am 10.58am
Melbourne 10.30am 11.25am
Adelaide 10.24am 11.19am
Brisbane 9.53am 10.49am
Perth 10.23am 11.18am
Canberra 10.12am 11.07am
Hobart 10.23am 11.16am
Darwin 10.47am 11.46am
New Zealand    
Auckland 10.30am 11.25am
Wellington 10.32am 11.26am