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NYC Candle Lighting Time
September 16, 2022 – 20 Elul 5782
6:44 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sabbath Ends: 7:42 p.m. NYC E.D.T.

Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 8:14 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Weekly Reading: Ki Tavo
Weekly Haftara: Kummi Ori (Isaiah 60:1-22)
Daf Yomi: Kesuvos 72
Mishna Yomit: Ma’aser Sheni 5:3-4
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 314:2-4
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Kilayim 6-8
Earliest Tallis and Tefillin: 5:47 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunrise: 6:37 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:43 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Plag Hamincha: 5:45 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunset: 7:02 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Pirkei Avos: 3-4


This Saturday night after midnight (12:50 a.m. E.D.T. NYC), or in the early hours of the morning, we start to recite Selichos daily until erev Yom Kippur. The Sephardic (Spanish, Portuguese, Mediterranean and Oriental) communities already started on the 2nd day of Rosh Chodesh Elul. Rosh Hashana will be Monday and Tuesday of the following week.

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

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Rabbi Yaakov Klass is Rav of K’hal Bnei Matisyahu in Flatbush; Torah Editor of The Jewish Press; and Presidium Chairman, Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim.