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New York City
April 16, 2021 – 4 Iyar 5770
7:18 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sabbath Ends: 8:21 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 8:50 NYC E.D.T.
Weekly Reading: Tazria-Metzora
Weekly Haftara: Ve’Arba’a Anashim (II Kings 7:3-20)
Daf Yomi: Yoma 5
Mishna Yomit: Negaim 145:8-9
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 65:3-66:2
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Shechenim chap. 13 – Sheluchim v’Shutfin chap.1
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 5:23 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunrise: 6:15 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:35 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunset: 7:36 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Pirkei Avos: 2
Sefiras HaOmer: 19



Yom Ha’atzmaut is Shabbos the 5th of Iyar, but this year observed Thursday , the 3rd of Iyar, when all celebrations take place, it is preceded on Wednesday the 2nd of Iyar, by Yom Hazikaron. Israel’s National Memorial Day for the fallen..

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


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Rabbi Yaakov Klass is chairman of the Presidium of the Rabbinical Alliance of America; rav of Congregation K’hal Bnei Matisyahu in Flatbush, Brooklyn; and Torah Editor of The Jewish Press. He can be contacted at and