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Parshas Vayera

Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

Vol. LXIV No. 42                               5774
New York City CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
October 18, 2013– 14 Cheshvan 5774
5:51 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sabbath Ends: 6:51 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 7:22 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Weekly Reading: Vayera
Weekly Haftara: Ve’isha Achas (II Kings 4:1-37 Ashkenazim; II Kings 4:1-23 Sephardim)
Daf Yomi: Pesachim 113
Mishna Yomit: Eduyos 4:8-9
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 307:11-13
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Geneivah chap. 7-9
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:21 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunrise: 7:11 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:55 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunset: 6:10 p.m. NYC E.D.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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