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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Calendar for: Chabad-Lubavitch of Rome Rome, 00100 Italy   |   Contact Info
Halachic Times (Zmanim)
Times for Rome, Italy
4:55 AM
Dawn (Alot Hashachar):
5:36 AM
Earliest Tallit and Tefillin (Misheyakir):
6:29 AM
Sunrise (Hanetz Hachamah):
9:47 AM
Latest Shema:
10:55 AM
Latest Shacharit:
1:10 PM
Midday (Chatzot Hayom):
1:45 PM
Earliest Mincha (Mincha Gedolah):
5:07 PM
Mincha Ketanah (“Small Mincha”):
6:32 PM
Plag Hamincha (“Half of Mincha”):
7:52 PM
Sunset (Shkiah):
8:21 PM
Nightfall (Tzeit Hakochavim):
1:09 AM
Midnight (Chatzot HaLailah):
67:35 min.
Shaah Zmanit (proportional hour):
Events for Chabad-Lubavitch of Rome
7:30am
Al Tempio dei Colli Portuensi con Rav Shalom Hazan.
Le lezioni Kolèl Torà sono le'iluy nishmàt lo Shochet Rav Elia Ouazana z.l.
Where:
Tempio Colli Portuensi
Tempio Colli Roma, 00100 Italy
12:00pm
Lezioni d'Ebraismo per ragazzi dagli 8 ai 12 anni, con Rav Meir Shaikewitz.
Where:
Chabad Piazza Bologna
Piazza Bologna Roma, 00100 Italy
8:00pm
Corso per studenti universitari, con Rav Menachem Lazar
Where:
Chabad Piazza Bologna
Piazza Bologna Rome, 00100 Italy
Jewish History

Following the Jewish nation's crossing of the Jordan into the land of Canaan (see entry for "Nissan 10"), and in preparation for the bringing of the Passover Offering, all the men were circumcised under the guidance of Joshua.

Due to the weather conditions in the desert which were not conducive for the healing of wounds, throughout the forty year desert sojourn only the Tribe of Levi circumcised their sons.

Links:
Brit Milah; Circumcision
Joshua ch. 5

11 Nissan marks the passing of Nachmanides ("Ramban", Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman, 1194-1270) -- Torah scholar, Kabbalist, philosopher, physician and Jewish leader -- in 1270.

Rabbi Isaiah Halevi Horowitz was a noted kabbalist, famous as the "Sheloh Hakodosh" (the saintly Sheloh) the acronym of his magnum opus, Shnei Luchot Habrit.

He held Rabbinical positions in various communities in Europe, before emigrating to Israel. He passed away in Tiberius at the age of 70.

Link: Rabbi Isaiah Halevi Horowitz

The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory, was born on this date in 1902.

Links:
TheRebbe.org
A Timeline biography
54 Years, 54 Ideas
Contemporary Chassidic Stories of the Rebbe
More on the Rebbe

To emphasize the vital role of education in society, the United States annually marks "Education and Sharing Day U.S.A."

Established in 1978 by a joint Congressional resolution, Education Day U.S.A. focuses on the very foundation of meaningful education: instructing our youth in the ways of morality and ethics, and teaching them an appreciation for divine inviolable values.

The Presidents designate annually Education and Sharing Day U.S.A. on the anniversary of the birth of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, of righteous memory, who dedicated his life to the cause of education.

Links:
Education and Sharing Day U.S.A Homepage
A blueprint for meaningful education
The Rebbe's talks on the importance of education
A brief history
Yearly commemoration of "Education and Sharing Day U.S.A."

Laws and Customs

In today's "Nasi" reading (see "Nasi of the Day" in Nissan 1), we read of the gift bought by the nasi of the tribe of Asher, Pagiel ben Achran, for the inauguration of the Mishkan.

Text of today's Nasi in Hebrew and English.

Daily Thought

You say you don’t believe. But there is no such thing as a Jew who does not believe, just as there is no living person whose heart does not pump blood, no living thing that does not grow.

You can deny your faith, like one who is oblivious to the constant throb of his own heart.

You can bury your faith deep beneath the ground. No matter—it will sprout forth in some form or other—idealism, rebellion, aspirations, outrage …

But when the day comes for our people’s destiny to be fulfilled, that faith will stir from its hiding place. We, every one of us, will discover that we never really left our home.