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Parshas Chukas


Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

Vol. LXIV No. 24                                          5773

New York City

CANDLE LIGHTING TIME

June 14, 2013 – 6 Tammuz 5773

8:08 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sabbath Ends: 9:20 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 9:41 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Weekly Reading: Chukas

Weekly Haftara: VeYiftach HaGil’adi (Judges 11:1-33)

Daf Yomi: Eruvin 98

Mishna Yomit: Bava Basra 7:3-4

Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 253:17 – 264:2

Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Terumos  chap. 13 – 15

Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 4:22 a.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sunrise: 5:24 a.m. NYC E.D.T.

Latest Kerias Shema: 9:10 a.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sunset: 8:28 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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