The Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls On Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Insist Representative Rashida Tlaib Clarify Her View on the State of Israel

The Rabbinical Alliance of America — Igud HaRabbonim, representing nearly one thousand rabbis serving throughout the United States of America — calls upon House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to insist that Representative Rashida Tlaib clarify her position on the State of Israel.  [...Click headline above for more...] 

Divrei Torah: Bo

JP Luach Va’era 5779

The Jewish Press Weekly Luach
by Rav Yaakov Klass

Vol. LXX No. 1, 5779
New York City
January 4, 2019–27 Teves 5779
4:24 p.m. NYC E.S.T.

Sabbath Ends: 5:28 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sabbath Ends: Rabbenu Tam 5:55 p.m. NYC E.S.T.
Weekly Reading: Va’era
Weekly Haftara: Koh Amar Hashem (Ezekiel 28:25-29:21)
Daf Yomi: Chulin 38
Mishna Yomit: Bava Metzia 3:9-10
Halacha Yomit: Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chayyim 436:3-437:2
Rambam Yomi: Hilchos Terumos chap. 1-3
Earliest time for Tallis and Tefillin: 6:25 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunrise: 7:19 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Latest Kerias Shema: 9:40 a.m. NYC E.S.T.
Sunset: 4:42 p.m. NYC E.S.T. [...Click headline above for more...] 

Divrei Torah: Va’era

New Book by Rav Steven Pruzansky

Congratulations to our chaver, Rav Steven Pruzansky, on the publication of his new book: The Jewish Ethic of Personal Responsibility Volume 2: Vayikra, Bamidbar, Devarim.

The notion of “personal responsibility” has long been associated with maturity, reason, accountability, thrift, decency, and concern for others and for society at large. Yet, the modern world has largely abandoned it – and its implications for our ethical development are enormous. [...Click headline above for more...]