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Parshas Miketz


Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

New York City

CANDLE LIGHTING TIME

Dec. 14, 2012 – 1 Teves 5773

4:09 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

 

Sabbath Ends: 5:20 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

Weekly Reading: Miketz

Weekly Haftara: Roni VeSimchi (Zechariah 2:14-4:7)

Daf Yomi: Shabbos 72

Mishna Yomit: Sotah 9:12-13

Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 163:2 – 164:2

Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Avadim chap. 7-9

Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:14 a.m. NYC E.S.T.

Latest Kerias Shema: 9:32 a.m. NYC E.S.T.

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.

M. Goldman
(Via E-mail)

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.
M. Goldman
(Via E-mail)

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.
M. Goldman
(Via E-mail)

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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