· The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) urges people “regardless of vaccination status”, to “wear a well-fitting mask indoors in … indoor community settings).” Exercise judgment and we recommend physical distancing.
Friday: Candle lighting: 8:25 PM, Shabbos begins: 8:43 PM. Count 42 of the Omer.
Saturday: Davening starts at 9:30, Shacharis starts at 10 AM.
Zeman Shema: before 9:27 AM; Zeman Tefilah: before10:42 AM.
· Shabbos mevorchim Sivan: We DO SAY "אב הרחמים" (because of the Omer). We skip "א-ל מלא."
We DO say "צדקתך צדק."
· “The molad of Sivan will be Monday, May 30, 6:04 PM and one Chalokim.”
“Rosh Chodesh Sivan yihyeh b’yom Shlishi.”
Chatzos: 1:13 PM, Mincha Gedolah, 1:51 PM. Mincha Ketana, 5:37 PM, Plag Hamincha, 7:11 PM. Pirkei Avos chapter 5.
Sunset is 8:44 PM. Shabbos ends: Shul tradition, 60 min.: 9:44 PM. 42 min.: 9:26 PM. 72 min.: 9:56 PM. Count 43 of the Omer.
Rosh Chodesh is observed from Ma’ariv on Monday, May 30 through Tuesday, May 31 Mincha).
After Rosh Chodesh, we don’t say Tachanun until after Isru Chag (Wednesday 6/8; some go even longer).
Stay tuned for Shavuos announcements later in the week.
G‑d promises that if the people of Israel will keep His commandments, they will enjoy material prosperity and dwell securely in their homeland. But He also delivers a harsh “rebuke,” warning of the exile, persecution and other evils that will befall them if they abandon their covenant with Him.
Nevertheless, “Even when they are in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away; nor will I ever abhor them, to destroy them and to break My covenant with them; for I am the L‑rd their G‑d.”
The Parshah concludes with the rules on how to calculate the values of different types of pledges made to G‑d, and the mitzvah of tithing produce and livestock.
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