· 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: 8:35 PM, Shabbos begins: 8:53 PM.
Saturday: Davening starts at 9:30, Shacharis starts at 10 AM.
Zeman Shema: before 9:25 AM; Zeman Tefilah: before 10:42 AM. (Saranac does not say Tachanun
through 12 Sivan, and omits Av Harachamim and Tzidkascha Zedek today.)
Chatzos: 1:15 PM, Mincha Gedolah, 1:54 PM. Mincha Ketana, 5:43 PM, Plag Hamincha, 7:19 PM. Pirkei Avos chapter 1.
Sunset is 8:54 PM. Shabbos ends: Shul tradition, 60 min.: 9:54 PM. 42 min.: 9:37 PM; 72 min.: 10:07 PM.
Kiddush Levana can be said until dawn of Tuesday 6/14.
~~~ Naso ~~~
Numbers 4:21 – 7:89
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.
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