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Shabbos Information
This week`s Torah chapter is Tzav

This Friday, March 22 Mincha will be at 6:50 PM

Candle lighting will be at 6:46 PM

Kidush is sponsored by Igor and Alla Stavnitser on the occasion of Shaina`s Batmitzvah!

Mincha on Shabbos, March 23 will be at 6:35 PM

Maariv will be at 7:57 PM

Shabbos ends at 8:07 PM
Weekly Torah

The Torah addresses Aharon and his sons to teach them additional laws that relate to their service. The ashes of the `Korban Olah` -- the korban burnt on the Altar throughout the night -- are to be removed from the area by the Kohen after he takes off his special linen clothing. The Olah is brought by someone who forgot to perform a positive commandment of the Torah. The Kohen retains the skin. The fire on the Altar must be kept constantly blazing. The `Korban Minchah` is a meal offering that is made from flour, oil and spices. A handful of it is burned on the Altar, and a Kohen eats the remainder before it becomes leaven. The Parashah describes the special korbanot offered by the Kohen Gadol each day, and by Aharon`s sons and future descendants on the day of their inauguration.

The `Chatat,` the korban brought after an accidental transgression, is described, as are the laws for the slaughtering and sprinkling the blood of the `Asham,` the `guilt-korban` for certain transgressions. The details for the `Shlamim,` various types of peace korbanot, are described, including the prohibition against leaving the remains of the `Todah,` the thanksgiving korban, uneaten until the morning. All sacrifices must be burned after they may no longer be eaten. No sacrifice may be eaten if it was slaughtered with the intention of eating it too late.

Once they have become tame (ritually impure) korbanot may not be eaten and they should be burned. One may not eat a korban when he is ritually impure. Blood and Chelev, forbidden fats of animals, are prohibited to eat. Aharon and his sons are granted the breast and shank of every `Korban Shlamim`. The inauguration ceremony for Aharon, his sons, the Mishkan and all of its vessels is detailed.

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Birthdays
Binyomin Shmuel Stavnitser
March 22
Baila Sarah Khvilovsky
March 23
Levi Yitzhok Gutkin
March 23
Avraham Berkovich
March 25
Yakov Yosef Gutkin
March 27
Yaakov Turetsky
March 29
Anniversaries
Menachem and Valeri Stavnitser
March 24
Igor and Innessa Donskoy
March 25
Yahrzeit
Moshe Kelrikh
Moshe ben Dovid
March 25
Shabbos Halacha

Why Dip Challa in Salt?

Before eating bread (at any time, not just on Shabbat or Jewish festivals), dip the bread in some salt.

REASON #1 Salt makes the bread taste better and it is more prestigious for blessing.

REASON #2 Salting the bread makes it like a sacrifice (which had salt added to it).

NOTE You may sprinkle salt on the bread, but kabbala recommends dipping.

Dear friends,

Please don`t forget to pay for Purim Party:

Adult , children 8 and up .

Click HERE

J-Life

J-Life is committed to providing the Russian Jewish young professionals of Chicago with the best educational classes and seminars as well as the best Jewish heritage trips possible.  J-life organizes Shabbatons, alumni trips and get-aways within the U.S. as well as thought-provoking lecture series lead by outstanding Jewish educators. J-Life has been leading fantastic trips to Israel each summer since 2008.  Over the last several years we have expanded to running Jewish heritage trips in Prague, Vienna, Budapest and Poland.  We at J-Life believe that an educated Jewish people is a powerful Jewish people! Join us in making this the most amazing and vibrant community possible!