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Parshas Shelach

Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
June 13, 2014 – 15 Sivan 5774
8:07 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

 

Sabbath Ends: 9:19 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 9:41 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Weekly Reading: Shelach
Weekly Haftara: Vayishlach Yehoshua (Joshua 2:1-24)
Daf Yomi: Ta’anis 2
Mishna Yomit: Bechoros 2:7-8
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 394:3 – 396:1
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Gerushin chap. 7-9
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: 8:27 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Pirkei Avos: Chapter 2

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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