Friday, December 21, 2012

Avos U'Banim at 6:45 PM

Avos U'Banim is back to its regular schedule for this Motzai Shabbos from 6:45 to 7:45 PM at Tzemach Tzedek.

Mazel Tov Shandlings!

Mazel tov to R' Yosef and Dina Shandling on the birth of a granddaughter born to Mendel and Kaila Feldman of Crown Heights!

Asara B’Teves Schedule for Tzemach Tzedek

The following is the schedule for Tzemach Tzedek for the fast of Asara B’Teves which is this Sunday, December 23:
  • Fast Begins: 6:07 AM (some hold 5:50 AM)
  • Shacharis 1 (includes selichos): 8:00 AM
  • Shacharis 2 (includes selichos): 9:00 AM
  • Mincha 1 (includes laining): 2:00 PM 
  • Mincha 2 (includes laining): 4:10 PM
  • Maariv: 5:05 PM
  • Fast Ends: 5:06 PM

On the 10th of Teves of the year 3336 from Creation (425 BCE), the armies of the Babylonian emperor Nebuchadnezzar laid siege to Jerusalem. Thirty months later - on Tammuz 9, 3338 - the city walls were breached, and on the 9th of Av of that year, the Holy Temple was destroyed. The Jewish people were exiled to Babylonia for 70 years.

Mazel Tov Wolowiks!

Mazel tov to Rabbi Avremel and Baily Wolowik on the birth of a baby girl!

Shifra and Puah arranges for mothers of newborn children in our community. If you are able to cook a meal, please sign up on MealTrain or contact Karen Schild at 845-354-4898 or

Mazel Tov Flamers!

Mazel tov to Rabbi Reuven and Pirhia Flamer on the engagement of their daughter Sara Rochel to Yoni Sarue of Los Angeles!

Photos: Bentzi Sasson
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