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Parshas Yisro


Weekly Luach - Shabbat Shalom

NYC Candle Lighting Time

February 1, 2013 – 21 Shevat 5773

4:54 p.m. NYC. E.S.T.

Sabbath Ends: 6:03 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 6:26 p.m. E.S.T.

Weekly Reading: Yisro

Weekly Haftara: Bi’shenas Mos HaMelech (Isaiah 6:1-7:6, 9:5-6 Ashkenazim; Isaiah 6:1-13 Sephardim)

Daf Yomi: Shabbos 121

Mishna Yomit: Kidushin 2:10 – 3:1

Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 184:3-5

Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Melachim u’Milchamoseihem ch. 1-3

Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:10 a.m. NYC E.S.T.

Sunrise: 7:05 a.m. NYC E.S.T

Latest Kerias Shema: 9:38 a.m. NYC E.S.T.

Plag HaMincha: 4:10 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

Sunset: 5:14 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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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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