SHAVUOS LAWS & PICK UP YOUR MACHZOR!
blends into shabbos, one must make an
which allows one to prepare food this Friday (tomorrow) for shabbos consumption.
Don’t forget to make one!
You can find the instructions and text for the corresponding bracha in any siddur or machzor.
We wait until
, nightfall, to daven maariv this evening, so as to fulfill the mitzvah of “
,” a complete counting of the Omer. Nightfall tonight in Manhattan is
Before yom tov, recite two blessings upon lighting candles,
l’hadlik ner shel yom tov,
l’hadlik ner shel shabbos v’yom tov,
. Also, light a
candle for each deceased loved one’s neshama.
On the first day of Yom Tov, read “
,” a moving poem and serenade to the Torah, before reviewing the special Torah reading.
On Shabbos kodesh, the second-day
before reviewing the special Torah reading of the day. If applicable, recite
Kel Malei Rachamim
memorial prayer, before the Mussaf service.
Do you need a Machzor from Ohav Sholom? Please email me at
or call me on my cell and I will direct you how to access the shul vestibule and retrieve your machzor for the holiday!
Have a wonderful Yom Tov and Shabbos!
See you in shul next week,
Rabbi Aaron D. Mehlman
Erev yontiv and shabbos kodesh 5780