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Parshas Balak

Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

Vol. LXV No. 27 5774

 

New York City
CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
July 4, 2014 – 6 Tammuz 5774
8:10 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

 

Sabbath Ends: 9:20 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 9:42 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Weekly Reading: Balak
Weekly Haftara: Ve’haya She’eris Yaakov (Mica 5:6-6-8)
Daf Yomi: Ta’anis 23
Mishna Yomit: Bechoros 8:1-2
Halacha Yomit; Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 408:2-4
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Avodas Yom Hakippurim Chap. 4 – Hilchos Me’ilah chap. 1
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 4:28 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunrise: 5:28 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:15 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunset: 8:30 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Pirkei Avos: 5

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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