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Parshas Shemos


Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

Vol. LXIII No. 2 5772

New York City CANDLE LIGHTING TIME

January 13, 2012 – 18 Teves 5772
4:30 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

Sabbath Ends: 5:41 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Weekly Reading: Shemos
Weekly Haftara: Haba’im Yashresh Yaakov (Isaiah 27:6-28:13-29:22-23)
Daf Yomi: Bechoros 60
Mishna Yomit: Sukkah 3:5- 6
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 1:1-3
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Sechirus chap. 7-9
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:20 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:41 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.

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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.

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