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Vol LXIX No. 38                             5779
NYC Candle Lighting Time
September 20, 2019 – 20 Elul 5779



6:38 p.m. NYC E.D.T.      
Sabbath Ends: 7:36 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 8:08 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Weekly Reading: Ki Tavo
Weekly Haftara: Kummi Ori (Isaiah 60:1-22)
Daf Yomi: Me’ilah 3
Mishna Yomit: Avos 4:l6-17
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 571:3 – 572:2
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Shabbos 27-29
Earliest Tallis and Tefillin: 5:51 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunrise: 6:41 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:45 a.m. NYC E.D.T.
Sunset: 6:56 p.m. NYC E.D.T.
Pirkei Avos: 3-4


This Saturday night after midnight (12:49 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