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THE JEWISH CALENDAR
(II Adar 12), Shabbat begins in London at 5.49; Bournemouth 5.50; Leeds 5.48; Manchester 5.56; Tyneside 5.50; Glasgow 6.03; Jerusalem 5.10 (local time).
(II Adar 13), Shabbat ends in London at 6.52; Bournemouth 7.01; Leeds 6.59; Manchester 7.02; Tyneside 7.00; Glasgow 7.12; Jerusalem 6.23.
Do you know the origin of Abracadabra, Bedecken or Chutzpah?
Recently, people have started sending cards on Purim saying, “I’m making a donation to this charity in your name instead of mishloach manot”, (the gifts of food parcels to friends that are among the mitzvot of Purim).