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Parshas Vayera


Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

Vol. LXII No. 45                                                5772

 

New York City

CANDLE LIGHTING TIME

November 11, 2011 – 14 Cheshvan 5772

4:22 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

 

Sabbath Ends: 5:29 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

Weekly Reading: Vayera

Weekly Haftara: Ve’isha Achas (II Kings 4:1-37 Ashkenazim; II Kings 4:1-23 Sephardim)

Daf Yomi: Chullin 138

Mishna Yomit: Shekalim 2:5 – 3 :1

Halacha Yomit: Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 187:5 – 188:4

Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Tum’as Ochlin chap. 10-12

Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 5:43 a.m. NYC E.S.T.

Latest Kerias Shema: 9:10 a.m. NYC E.S.T.

 

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

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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