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Shabbos Information
This week`s Torah chapter is Naso

This Friday, May 25 Mincha will be at 8:00 PM

Candle lighting will be at 7:55 PM

Kidush is sponsored by Rabbi Dimarsky Well-Wishers on occasion of Rabbi Dimarsky`s Birthday

Mincha on Shabbos, May 26 will be at 7:45 PM

Shabbos ends at 9:16 PM
Sarah Michal Sofovich
May 24
Eliezer Dimarsky
May 24
Igor Trilisky
May 29
Oren Goizman
May 31
Parsha in a Nutshell

Completing the headcount of the Children of Israel taken in the Sinai Desert, a total of 8,580 Levite men between the ages of 30 and 50 are counted in a tally of those who will be doing the actual work of transporting the Tabernacle.

G‑d communicates to Moses the law of the sotah, the wayward wife suspected of unfaithfulness to her husband. Also given is the law of the nazir, who forswears wine, lets his or her hair grow long, and is forbidden to become contaminated through contact with a dead body. Aaron and his descendants, the kohanim, are instructed on how to bless the people of Israel.

The leaders of the twelve tribes of Israel each bring their offerings for the inauguration of the altar. Although their gifts are identical, each is brought on a different day and is individually described by the Torah.

Source: Chabad.org

Shabbos Halacha

Burning the Challah Portion

Once you intend a particular piece of dough to be the challa portion, you must burn that piece and not put it back into the main dough.

There is no time limit for burning “challa.” You may save several pieces for burning together, but you may not keep them in a place where they might get used.

You may burn the challa portion any way you wish.  You must burn it completely.

Source: practicalhalacha.com

This week's Torah reading


The Torah assigns the exact Mishkan-related tasks to be performed by the sons of Gershon, Kehat and Merari, the Beney Levi. A census reveals that over 8,000 men are ready for such service. All those who are ritually impure are to be sent out of the encampments. If a person confesses that he wrongfully retained his neighbour's property after having sworn to the contrary in court, he has to pay an additional fifth of the base-price of the object, and bring a guilt offering to atone for his transgression. In the event that the claimant has already passed away without heirs, the payments are made to a Kohen. In certain circumstances, a husband who suspects that his wife had been unfaithful brings his wife, a Sotah, to a Kohen. The Kohen prepares a drink of water mixed with a certain dust and a special ink that was used for inscribing HaShem's Name on a piece of parchment. If she is indeed innocent, the potion does not harm her -- in fact it brings a blessing of children. However, if she is guilty, she suffers a supernatural death.

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