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Parshas VaYishlach

Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

Vol. LXIV No. 46                            5774

New York City
CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
November 15, 2013 – 12 Kislev 5773
4:18 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

Sabbath Ends: 5:21 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 5:50 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Weekly Reading: VaYishlach
Weekly Haftara: Chazon Ovadiah (Obadiah 1:1-21)
Daf Yomi: Yoma 7
Mishna Yomit: Avodah Zarah 5:2-3
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 313:9-314:1
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Sheluchim v’Shutfin chap. 8-10
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 5:50 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunrise: 6:42 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:11 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunset: 4:38 p.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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(Via E-mail)

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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.

M. Goldman
(Via E-mail)

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.

M. Goldman
(Via E-mail)

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.

M. Goldman
(Via E-mail)

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