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Vol. LXVII No. 47 5777
New York City
CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
November 25, 2016– 24 Cheshvan 5777
4:13 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

 

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Sabbath Ends: 5:16 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 5:43 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Weekly Reading: Chayyei Sarah
Weekly Haftara: Ve’hamelech David (I Kings 1:1-31)
Daf Yomi: Bava Metzia 60
Mishna Yomit: Ma’asros 5:3-4
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 72:4-73:1
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Berachos chap.10 – Hilchos Milah chap.1
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:00 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunrise: 6:54 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:18 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunset: 4:31 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

 

This Shabbos is Shabbos Mevorchim, we bless the new Moon. Rosh Chodesh Kislev is 1 day, this coming Thursday. The molad is Tuesday 8 minutes and 6 chalakim (a chelek is 1/18th of a minute) after 4:00 pm (in Jerusalem).

Rosh Chodesh Kislev: Wednesday evening at Maariv we add Ya’aleh VeYavo. However, if one forgot to include Ya’aleh VeYavo (at Maariv only) one does not repeat (Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 422:1, based on Berachos 30b, which explains that this is due to the fact that we do not sanctify the month at night). Following the Shemoneh Esreh, Kaddish Tiskabbel, Aleinu, Kaddish Yasom.

Thursday morning: Shacharis with inclusion of Ya’aleh VeYavo in the Shemoneh Esreh, half Hallel, Kaddish Tiskabbel. We take out one Sefer Torah. We read in Parashas Pinchas (Bamidbar 28:1-15), we call four Aliyos (Kohen, Levi, Yisrael, Yisrael), the Baal Keria recites half- Kaddish. We return the Torah to the Aron, Ashrei, U’va Letziyyon – we delete La’menatze’ach – the chazzan recites half- Kaddish; all then remove their tefillin.

      Musaf of Rosh Chodesh, followed by Reader’s repetition and Kaddish Tiskabbel, Aleinu, Shir Shel Yom, Borchi Nafshi and their respective Kaddish recitals (for mourners). Nusach Sefarad say Shir Shel Yom and Borchi Nafshi after half Hallel, and before Aleinu they add Ein K’Elokeinu with Kaddish DeRabbanan.

      Mincha: In the Shemoneh Esreh we say Ya’aleh VeYavo, which we also add to Birkas Hamazon as well as mention of Rosh Chodesh in Beracha Acharona (Me’ein Shalosh) at all times. Kiddush Levana at first opportunity (we usually wait until Motza’ei Shabbos).

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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.