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DIARY
21-27 Av 5774
17-23 August 2014

Attributes of the month of Av: Ruling permutation of the letters of HAVAYAH: KEH VAV YOD KEH, contained in the initial Hebrew letters of Haskeis Ushmo'a Yisrael Hayom... "...take heed and listen, O Israel, this day..." (Deut 27:9). The month's corresponding letter is: TET; Human attribute: HEARING; Body Part: LEFT KIDNEY ; Tribe: SHIMON; Constellation: ARYEH (Leo, the Lion).

Saturday night-Sunday 16-17 August / 21 Av
Yahrzeit of Rabbi Aharon Rokeach, the Belzer Rebbe (1877-1957).

Sunday night-Monday 17-18 August / 22 Av
Anniversary of the murderous Arab bomb attack on the crowded Jerusalem Number 2 Bus going to the Kotel (Western Wall) in 2003.

Monday night-Tuesday 18-19 July / 23 Av
Yahrzeit of Rabbi Yaakov Yisrael Kanyevski the "Steipler Rav" (1899-1985).

Thursday night-Friday 21-22 August / 26 Av
Yahrzeit of Rabbi Joel Teitelbaum, the Satmar Rebbe (1887-1979).

Those responsible for the Shofar blowing in the synagogue during the month of Elul and on the High Holidays should ensure that the Shofar is truly kosher and has not been artificially treated to conceal flaws.

Friday night-Saturday 22-23 August / 27 Av
Shabbat Parshat RE'EH
Shabbat Mevarchim
Torah Reading: RE-EH, Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17. Haftara: Isaiah 54:11-55:5.
Shabbat Mevarchin blessing the coming month of Elul. Rosh Chodesh will be on Monday night, Tuesday and Wednesday August 25-27. The Molad (junction of the sun and the moon) will be on Monday August 25 at 19:34 and 14 chalakim p.m.

STUDY SCHEDULE
21-27 Av 5774
17-23 August 2014

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Shabbat August 16, 2014
Shabbat August 23, 2014
Re'eh Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17
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Mon August 18 Isaiah 13-14
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Thur August 21 Isaiah 19-20
Fri August 22 Isaiah 21-22

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