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Parshas Acharei Mot-Kedoshim


Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

Vol. LXIV No. 16                                                   5773

New York City

CANDLE LIGHTING TIME

April 19, 2013 – 9 Iyar 5773

7:20 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

 

Sabbath Ends: 8:29 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 8:51 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Weekly Reading: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

Weekly Haftara: Ha’lo Ki’venei Kushiyim (Amos 9:7-15)

Daf Yomi:  Eruvin 42

Mishna Yomit: Bava Metzia 5:5-6

Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 224:13 – 225:2

Rambam Yomi: Hilchos  Ishus chap. 14-16

Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 5:18 a.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sunrise: 6:11 a.m. NYC E.D.T.

Latest Kerias Shema: 9:33 a.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sunset: 7:39 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Pirkei Avos: Ch. 3

Sefiras HaOmer: 24

This coming Tuesday evening  and Wednesday, the 14th of Iyar, is Pesach Sheni. Some do not say Tachanun.

It is customary to eat matza at one meal at least, even with chametz in the house [at the table] – based upon the Mishna in Pesachim 95a: “…On the second [Passover, i.e. Pesach Sheni] one may have in his house both chametz and matza.” (The Talmud ad loc. explains that this halacha is derived through exegesis of the Thirteen Principles.)

The following chapters of Tehillim are being recited by many congregations and Yeshivos for our brothers and sisters in Eretz Yisrael: Chapter 83, 130, 142. – Y.K.S

About the Author: Rabbi Yaakov Klass, rav of Congregation K’hal Bnei Matisyahu in Flatbush, Brooklyn, is Torah Editor of The Jewish Press. He can be contacted at yklass@jewishpress.com.


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Question: If Abraham was commanded to circumcise his descendants on the eighth day, why do Arabs – who claim to descend from Abraham through Yishmael – wait until their children are 13 to circumcise them? I am aware that this is a matter of little consequence to our people. Nevertheless, this inconsistency is one that piques my curiosity.

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Question: If Abraham was commanded to circumcise his descendants on the eighth day, why do Arabs – who claim to descend from Abraham through Yishmael – wait until their children are 13 to circumcise them? I am aware that this is a matter of little consequence to our people. Nevertheless, this inconsistency is one that piques my curiosity.
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