2019 Purim Schedule

Taanis Esther (Fast of Esther): Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Fast Starts – 6:19 AM Fast Ends – 8:15 PM (Under normal circumstances one must wait until after the megillah reading before breaking fast.) Shacharis – 6:25 AM Mincha – 6:15 PM (Machatzis HaShekel is given before Mincha in shul.) Purim Night Maariv followed by Megillas…

Shabbos Schedule Vayikro, Zachor 5779

Kiddush this Shabbos is sponsored by the members of the Guarantee Kiddush Club: Pinchas & Tricia Sutkin, Yaakov & Susan Rich, Ben & Lauren Nise, Eli Goldberg, Yerachmiel & Shira Martin, Josh & Lisa Rothstein. Shalosh Seudos this Shabbos is sponsored by Ehoud & Shoshana Wilson on the Yahrtzeits of Shoshana’s aunts: Rus bas Meir…

Matanos L’Evyonim: Gifts for the Needy

It is a positive rabbinical commandment to give two gifts for two needy people on Purim, one gift to each person. Even a poor person who himself subsists on charity is obligated in this requirement. This obligation can be fulfilled through any type of gift: money, food, drink, or clothing. Optimally, the gift should be…