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A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5776

June 10, 2016
A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5776

                    The following is an adaptation of an article that appeared last year before Shavuot. Candle lighting, which is 18 minutes before sunset, marks the onset of Shabbat parshat Bamidbar tonight at 8:08 PM in Brooklyn,N.Y. Chabad.org has a page on their web site which has […]

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A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5775

May 22, 2015
A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5775

                    The following is an adaptation of an article that appeared last year before Shavuot. Candle  lighting, which is 18 minutes before sunset,  marks the onset of Shabbat parshat Bamidbar tonight at 7:54 PM in Brooklyn,N.Y. Chabad.org has a page on their web site which has […]

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A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5774

June 3, 2014
A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5774

                The following is an adaptation of an article that appeared last year before Shavuot. Tonight, Tuesday night, June 3, at 8:03 PM, Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks will be ushered in with candle lighting. Outside of  the Holy Land, the holiday will be two days. In Israel, […]

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A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5773

May 14, 2013
A Joyous Shavuot To My Dear Readers 5773

    Tonight, May 14, at 7:46 PM, Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks will be ushered in with candle lighting. Outside of  the Holy Land, the holiday will be two days. In Israel, the holiday will be one day. During this holiday, we do not drive or flip  light switches, or,for that matter, any other […]

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Opinion: What Is Happening to National Holidays?

May 29, 2012
Opinion: What Is Happening to National Holidays?

Today was Memorial Day, a holiday during which my thoughts always turn to the members of the military and their families that made the ultimate sacrifice. It is a time that we reflect upon the sacrifices that have made our relatively peaceful lives possible. Although it is not technically within the scope of Memorial Day, […]

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An Explanation of the Holiday of Shavuot [Videos]

May 25, 2012
An Explanation of the Holiday of Shavuot [Videos]

Following are some videos that explain the background and practical observance of Shavuot, It is best to watch this video before, but not during Shavuot. The rules of Shabbat and Yom Tov observance are really like rules of grammar, which enable self expression and communication even as they restrict it. However you observe the holiday […]

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Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Bamidbar and a Joyous Shavuot

May 25, 2012
Shabbat Shalom Dear Readers Parshat Bamidbar and a Joyous Shavuot

  The following article is adapted from previous posts on Globe Tribune.Info about Parshat Bamidbar and Shavuot.   Candle  lighting, which is 18 minutes before sunset, which marks the onset of Shabbat parshat Bamidbaris at at 7:58 PM in New York City. Chabad.org has a page on their web site which has candle lighting information […]

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