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Shabbos Information
This week`s Torah chapter is Chukas

This Friday, July 12 Mincha will be at 7:00 PM

Candle lighting will be at 8:07 PM

Kidush is sponsored by Leon Ginzburg on the occasion of the upcoming Wedding of Leon Ginzburg to Mila Savinykh

Mincha on Shabbos, July 13 will be at 7:55 PM

Maariv will be at 9:16 PM

Shabbos ends at 9:26 PM
Weekly Torah
The laws of the Parah Adumah -- the red heifer -- are detailed. These laws of ritual purification are to be used when someone has come into contact with death. After the nation `wanders` for nearly 40 years in the desert, Miryam passes away and is buried at Kadesh. The people complain about the loss of their water supply which until then has been provided for them miraculously in the merit of Miryam`s righteousness. Aharon and Moshe pray for the people`s welfare. HaShem commands them to gather the nation at Merivah, and speak to a designated rock so that water will flow forth from it. Distressed by the people`s lack of faith, Moshe hits the rock instead of speaking to it. He thus fails to produce the intended public demonstration of HaShem`s power over the world which would have resulted if the rock had produced water as a result of him only speaking to it. Therefore, HaShem tells Moshe and Aharon that they will not bring the people into the Land. The Beney Yisrael resume their travels, but because the King of Edom, a descendant of Esav, denies them passage through his country, they do not travel the most direct route to Erets Yisrael.

When they reach Mt. Hor, Aharon passes from this world and his son El’azar is invested with his priestly garments and responsibilities. Aharon was beloved by all the people, and they observe a national mourning period of 30 days.

The Beney Yisrael battle Sichon the Amorite, who fights against them rather than allow them to pass through his land. As a result, Beney Yisrael conquer the lands that Sichon had previously seized from the Ammonites on the east bank of the Jordan River.

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Birthdays
Avigail Bass
July 14
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July 16
Alex Volkov
July 18
Yahrzeit
Yeva Bratslavskaya
Yocheved bas Shlomo
July 11
Semen Goizman
Semen ben Zaveliy
July 18
Shabbos Halacha

Eating Se`uda Shlishit before Mincha

If you will not have time to start se`uda shlishit after mincha but before sunset, you may eat se`uda shlishit before mincha.

NOTE Eating se`uda shlishit before mincha is preferable to beginning eating se`uda shlishit after sunset.

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Summer Camp

Camp Nageela Midwest Mission.

Founded in 2007 as part of the national Nageela camping movement

Camp Nageela Midwest has quickly risen to the top, in the world of Jewish overnight camps. Boys and girls grades 3-11 find their place in Camp Nageela Midwest through the warm and welcoming environment that is felt from the moment they step onto the camp grounds. Our gender specific experience creates a low-pressure environment that allows the joyous and adventurous spirit of our campers to shine with all its strength.

All meals and snacks in Camp Nageela Midwest are strictly kosher and a traditional Shabbat is celebrated and enjoyed by our campers - regardless of their observance at home. Nageela Midwest campers return home after a camp session with a rejuvenated sense of Jewish pride. 

Nageela Midwest staff members are chosen for their passion in encouraging children to have fun and develop their individual strengths. Our staff practice Traditional Jewish observance and live by its values of caring, warmth, and joy of living. Campers connect with their staff and develop lifelong role models and friends.

Camp Nageela Midwest is a project of the national Nageela Joyfully Jewish Experiences camping movement. Nageela! Bringing fun to your summer, joy to your life!

Camp Nageela Midwest is located in Marshall, IN

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