This week at Azamra
20 Av 5780 / 10 August 2020

Torah Calendar

19-25 Menachem Av 5780
August 9-15, 2020

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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 Ushm'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).

Monday night-Tuesday 10-11 August / 21 Av

Yahrzeit of Rabbi Aharon Rokeach, the Belzer Rebbe (1877-1957).

Tuesday night-Wednesday 11-12 August / 22 Av

Anniversary of the murderous Arab bomb attack on the crowded Number 2 Bus going to the Kotel (Western Wall) in 2003.

Wednesday night-Thursday 12-13 August / 23 Av

Yahrzeit of R. Yaakov Yisrael Kanyevski the "Steipler Rav" (1899-1985).

Friday night-Saturday 14-15 August / 25 Av
Shabbat Parshat RE'EH
Shabbat Mevarchin ELUL

Torah Reading: RE-EH, Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17. Haftara: Isaiah 54:11-55:5.
After the Torah reading in the synagogue, we bless the coming month of Elul. Rosh Chodesh will be on Wednesday night-Thursday and Friday August 19-21. The Molad (junction of the sun and the moon) will be on the night of Thursday 20 August at 01:54 and 16 chalakim a.m..


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