Torah Tidbits

2 August 2014 / 6 Av 5774
Issue 1056
Shabbat Parshat Shoftim
August 08, 2013

Word of the Month

Word of the Month

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Molad of Elul is Tuesday night; first opportunity for Kiddush L’vana according to Minhag Yerushalayim (from 3 days after the molad) is Motza’Sh Shoftim, August 10th, the eve of the 5th of Elul. Additionally, many others will also say KL then, because they specifically say it on Motza’ei Shabbat. Those who wait for a full seven days after the molad will have their first op on Tue night after 10:41pm or wait until Wed night. Some will say it earlier on Tue night, being close enough to the 7 day mark. Different opinions.

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