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Parshas VaYigash


Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

New York City
CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
Dec. 21, 2012 – 8 Teves 5773
4:12 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sabbath Ends: 5:23 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Weekly Reading: VaYigash

Weekly Haftara: Va’yehi Devar Hashem (Ezekiel 37:15-28)
Daf Yomi: Shabbos 79
Mishna Yomit: Gitin 2:5-6
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 167:16-18
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos She’elah u’Pikadon chap. 6-8
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:17 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:36 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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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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