Parshas Chayei Sarah / Shabbos Mevarchim

A brief note on minyanim:

Please be reminded that seating is first come first serve in the designated seats, and there is a small possibility that we may have to turn people away at the door. 

Please feel free to attend any minyan in the shul -- and if you are comfortable attending shul, please make the effort to support our minyanim. 

Everyone must be masked while in the shul or in the outdoor minyan, and sit in any of  the designated, socially distanced seats in the main sanctuary. 

 

 

Candlelighting 4:45 PM (Shabbos can be accepted as early as 4:06  if desired)

Mincha and Kabbalas Shabbos 4:50 PM (Main Sanctuary and Tents Outside of PZ)

Shacharis:

Outdoor Side Yard (Shochen Ad) 8:15 AM 

Main Sanctuary 9 AM (Shochen Ad)

Rabbi Yolkut will speak at both  minyanim

Lollipops and Adon Olam for Families: 10:45 at the the tents 

 

Mincha 4:45 pm followed by Maariv at 5:42 PM (Main Sanctuary)

 

Mincha followed by a shiur by Rabbi Yolkut - “Davening in a Mosque: Mearas haMachpela in Halacha ” and Maariv 4:45PM (Tents)

 

Shabbos ends at 5:52 PM

 

Weekday Minyanim (PZ Main Sanctuary)

Mincha/Maariv 4:50 PM

Shacharis S 8:30 AM  M, TH 7:05 AM W, F 7:15  AM 

Tuesday- Rosh Chodesh Kislev Shacharis 7 AM

 

Shabbos Day

Shma by 9:34 AM

Shacharis Shemoneh Esreh  by 10:24 AM 

Sunrise 7:06 AM 

Mincha between 12:34 PM and 5:02 PM

Shabbos ends at 5:52 PM

 

 

Sunrise S 7:07 M7:08 T 7:09 W 7:10 TH 7:12 AM  and one minute later each day of the week Shma S 9:35AM M-T 9:36 W 9:37 TH-F 9:38 AM  Shacharis S 10:24 M-T 10:25 W 10:26TH-F  10:27 AM

Mincha between 12:36 PM and Sunset 

Sunset S 5:01 M 5:02 T 5 W 4:59  TH 4:58 and one minute earlier each day

Maariv can be recited after sunset, but if possible after 40 minutes from sunset (or repeat Shma). 

 

 

 

Shiurim for the Week

PZ SHABBOS NIGHT STUDY GROUP with Rabbi Yisroel Pfeffer will begin studying the ethical classic

CHOVOS HALEVOVOS - Duties of the Heart

Recognizing the Greatness of Hashem through Creation  7 pm

 

NOTE NEW NUMBER

Call in Number: 435 777 2200

Access Code: 830 8153

 

 

Rabbi Yolkut’s Classes

Webcast on Rabbi Yolkut’s Facebook page through Facebook Live and on Zoom (Meeting ID: 681 140 7218 , password 636635)

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6811407218?pwd=QmtTdDF1OUE4T3ZQem1ubUpWanRIQT09 

Dial in 1 312 626 6799 

 

Weekly sponsorship is $120.

“The Mysteries of Ethiopian Jewry: A Halachic and Historical Journey (Chantze Butler Shiur)-- Wednesday 12:15 PM 

Chumash TH 9:30 AM- Our veteran Chumash class, Shemos Chapter 7 

Parsha TH 9 PM- Weekly Insights into the Parsha-  Toledos

 

 

 

Reading Material to print for Shabbos

 

A Journey of a Thousand Miles- Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt’l

https://rabbisacks.org/covenant-conversation-5772-chayei-sarah-a-journey-of-a-thousand-miles

(An extensive archive of articles by Rabbi Sacks on Chayei Sarah can be found at https://rabbisacks.org/parsha/chayei-sarah/ )

 

Rabbi Ahron Lopiansky

The Avodah of Yerushalayim, the Connection of Chevron

https://www.torahweb.org/torah/2018/parsha/rlop_chayey.html 

 

Ketura By Rav Yaakov Medan

https://www.etzion.org.il/en/ketura 

 

"Who is this man who walks in the field towards us?"

Dr. Brachi Elitzur

https://www.etzion.org.il/en/who-man-who-walks-field-towards-us 

 

Why Should Efron Suffer? By Rabbi Yissocher Frand

https://torah.org/torah-portion/ravfrand-5758-chayeisarah/

 

‘A Stranger and a Resident I Am Amongst You’

By: Rabbi Jeremy Wieder 

https://yucommentator.org/2019/12/a-stranger-and-a-resident-i-am-amongst-you/

 

The Field and the Cave: Yitzchak in the Land

Rav Yoel Bin-Nun

https://www.etzion.org.il/en/field-and-cave-yitzchak-land

 

Be a Man! Rabbi Shmuel Goldin

https://oupress.org/excerpts/parshat-chayei-sara-be-a-man/

 

Rabbi Zvi Sobolofsky

The Challenge of Tefillas Mincha

http://www.torahweb.org/torah/2011/parsha/rsob_chayey.html

 

Rabbi Yaakov Bieler- Avraham and Rivka

https://yaakovbieler.wordpress.com/2017/11/05/avraham-and-rivka/

 

 

Chevron and Me’aras HaMachpelah

 

Are Kohanim Allowed To Visit the Graves of the Righteous?

Rabbi Avi Zakutinsky

https://outorah.org/p/26830/ 

 

When a Memphian Thrived in Hebron: The Letters of Aharon Dovid Shainberg (1906-1929)

Akiva Males

https://traditiononline.org/when-a-memphian-thrived-in-hebron-the-letters-of-aharon-dovid-shainberg-1906-1929/ 

 

Rabbi Goren’s Hebron miracle

By BEN BRESKY

https://www.jpost.com/in-jerusalem/rabbi-gorens-hebron-miracle-456475

 

1st Jew in Patriarchs' cave

By TAMARA ZIEVE

http://www.jidaily.com/5dac3  

 

REFLECTION ON TWO LEADERS: RAV DOVID FEINSTEIN AND RAV LORD JONATHAN SACKS

Rav Dovid Feinstein zt’l

HIGHER PURPOSE ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE

 By Yisroel Besser

https://mishpacha.com/higher-purpose-on-the-lower-east-side/ 

 

Some Memories of Reb Dovid Feinstein zt”l: Instead of a Hesped

By Jonathan Boyarin

https://seforimblog.com/2020/11/some-memories-of-reb-dovid-feinstein-ztl-instead-of-a-hesped/ 

 

Rav Lord Jonathan Sacks zt’l

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis’ eulogy and tribute to Rabbi Sacks

https://www.thejc.com/news/uk/chief-rabbi-ephraim-mirvis-eulogy-and-tribute-to-rabbi-sacks-1.508402

 

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, z”l

BY YITZCHOK ADLERSTEIN

https://cross-currents.com/2020/11/09/19139/

 

HARAV LORD JONATHAN SACKS Z”L- Rabbi Pini Dunner

https://rabbidunner.com/harav-lord-jonathan-sacks-zl/ 

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