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Parshas Ekev

Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

Vol. LXV No. 33                                                 5774

New York City
CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
August 15, 2014 – 19 Av 5774
7:33 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sabbath Ends: 8:36 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 9:05 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Weekly Reading: Ekev
Weekly Haftara: Vatomer Tziyyon (Isaiah 49:14-51:3)
Daf Yomi: Moed Katan 4
Mishna Yomit: Temurah 4:3-4
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 443:3 – 444:2
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos She’ar Avos ha’Tum’ah chap. 3-5
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 5:12 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunrise: 6:06 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:33 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunset: 7:53 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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