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Vol. LXII No. 48                        5772



New York City


December 2, 2011 – 6 Kislev 5772

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


Sabbath Ends: 5:19 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

Weekly Reading: Va’yetze

Weekly Haftara: Va’yivrach Yaakov (Hosea

12:13-14:10 Ashkenazim; 11:7-14:10


Daf Yomi: Bechoros 18

Mishna Yomit: Yomah 1:2-3

Halacha Yomit: Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 197:13 – 198:4

Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Genevah chap. 4-6

Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:05 a.m. NYC E.S.T.

Latest Kerias Shema: 9:24 a.m. NYC E.S.T.


This coming Monday (Dec. 5th) at Maariv we begin to recite ve’sen tal u’matar (in birkas hashanim of Shemoneh Esreh). If one forgot one must repeat. (See Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 117 for all relevant halachos.)


The following chapters of Tehillim are being recited by many congregations and Yeshivos for our brothers and sisters in Eretz Yisrael: Chapter 83, 130, 142. – Y.K.