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THE JEWISH CALENDAR
(Av 19), Shabbat begins in London at 8.09; Bournemouth 8.08; Leeds 8.16; Manchester 8.22; Tyneside 8.25; Glasgow 8.38; Jerusalem 6.47 (local time).
(Av 20), Shabbat ends in London at 9.13; Bournemouth 9.22; Leeds 9.28; Manchester 9.32; Tyneside 9.34; Glasgow 9.52; Jerusalem 8.00.
Do you know the origin of Abracadabra, Bedecken or Chutzpah?
When the Torah describes the mitzvah of establishing a court system in the Land of Israel and appointing judges, it adds, “You shall not fear any person”.