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Parshas Vayikra


Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

New York City
CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
March 15, 2013–4 Nissan 5773
6:43 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sabbath Ends: 7:49 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 8:16 p.m. E.D.T
Weekly Reading: Vayikra
Weekly Haftara: Am Zu Yatzarta (Isaiah 43:21-44:23)
Daf Yomi: Eruvin 7
Mishna Yomit: Bava Kama 8:7 –9:1
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 208:1-3
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Shabbos  chap. 6 – 8
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:07 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunrise: 7:07 a.m. NYC E.D.T
Latest Kerias Shema: 10:02 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Plag HaMincha: 5:48 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunset: 7:02 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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