The Rabbinical Alliance of America – Igud Harabbonim, representing nearly one thousand Rabbis serving throughout the United States – applauds New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for condemning anti-Semitic comments made by United States House of Representative Member Ilhan Omar. [...Click headline above for more...]
The Chaplaincy Commission of the Igud HaRabbonim/Rabbinical Alliance of America, led by Rav Yehuda Blank, MS, BCC, would like to share this important information which will benefit health care professionals, chaplains and rabbis serving in healthcare. If you plan on attending the March 24th event described below, please make sure to register in advance. [...Click headline above for more...]
On Thursday, March 7, 2019, the Rabbinical Alliance of America/Igud HaRabbonim convened their monthly Rosh Chodesh (Adar Beis) seudah and conference at Kahal Bnei Matisyahu of Flatbush where Rabbi Yaakov Klass, presidium member of the RAA/Igud and Torah Editor of the Jewish Press, serves as the Rav. At the conference, the RAA/Igud passed a resolution calling upon the Israeli Education Ministry to incorporate Torah study into the curriculum of the Israeli Public School system. [...Click headline above for more...]
Enclosed are this month’s she’eilah about Purim inside and outside of Jerusalem and answers to last month’s she’eilah about honoring an entering rabbi during another rabbi’s speech. Please send answers to this month’s question to Igud.Halacha@gmail.com. [...Click headline above for more...]
Rav Mendy Mirocznik is quoted in the Jewish Voice, March 6, 2019+*0+*
The Jewish Press Weekly Luach
by Rav Yaakov Klass
Vol. LXX No. 10, 5779
New York City
CANDLE LIGHTING TIME
March 8, 2019 – 1 Adar II, 5779
5:36 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sabbath Ends: 6:37 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 7:06 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Weekly Reading: Pikudei
Weekly Haftara: Vatishlam Kol Ha’melacha I Kings 7:51 – 8:21 – Ashkenazim; Vaya’as Chirom I Kings 7:40-50 Sefaradim
Daf Yomi: Chulin 101
Mishna Yomit: Bava Basra 6:5-6
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 468:4-6
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Shegagos chap. 9-11
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 5:29 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunrise: 6:19 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:13 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunset: 5:54 p.m. NYC E.S.T [...Click headline above for more...]
A recent shiur by RAA/Igud’s Honorary President, HaRav HaGaon Rav Shmaryahu Shulman shlit”a:
Here is a recording of his shiur from two weeks ago, on Tetzaveh and Adar Rishon
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