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Vol. LXVII No. 6                                         5776

 

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New York City
CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
February 5, 2016 – 26 Shevat, 5776
5:00 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

 

Sabbath Ends: 6:02 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 6:32 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Weekly Reading: Mishpatim
Weekly Haftara: HaDavar Asher Haya (Jeremiah 34:8-22, 33:25-26)
Daf Yomi: Gitin 54
Mishna Yomit: Zavim 1:1-2
Halacha Yomit: Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 152:2-6
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Gerushin chap. 4-6
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:10 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunrise: 7:02 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:36 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunset: 5:18 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

 

This Shabbos is Shabbos Mevorchim Rosh Chodesh Adar I. We bless the new moon. Rosh Chodesh is two days, this coming Tuesday and Wednesday. The molad is Monday morning, 47 minutes and14 chalakim (a chelek is 1/18 of a minute) after 8:00 a.m. (in Jerusalem).

This Shabbos all Tefillos as usual. There is no Hazkaros neshamos but at Mincha we do say Tzidkas’cha.

Rosh Chodesh Adar: Monday evening at Maariv we add Ya’aleh VeYavo. (However, if one forgot to include Ya’aleh VeYavo – at Maariv only – one does not repeat. See 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 and this rule applies even should Rosh Chodesh be two days).

Tuesday morning: Shacharis with inclusion of Ya’aleh VeYavo in the Shemoneh Esreh; following chazzan’s repetition we say half Hallel, Kaddish Tiskabbel. We take out one Sefer Torah. We read in Parashas Pinchas (Bamidbar 28:1-15); we call up 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 Lamenatze’ach – the chazzan recites half Kaddish; all then remove their tefillin.

Musaf of Rosh Chodesh, followed by chazzan’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. Before Aleinu they add Ein K’Elokeinu with Kaddish DeRabbanan.

Mincha: In the Shemoneh Esreh we say Ya’aleh VeYavo, followed by chazzan’s repetition and Kaddish Tiskabbel, Aleinu and Mourner’s Kaddish..

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