Thursday, May 9, 2013

Halocho #1097 - Special days coming up: Yom Hameyuchas

On the 2nd day of Sivan in they year 2449 - a few days before Matan Torah - Hashem informed us that we're a Chosen Nation:

 וִהְיִיתֶם לִי סְגֻלָּה מִכָּל-הָעַמִּים, כִּי-לִי כָּל-הָאָרֶץ 
(Shmoth 19:5)

As a result, 2 Sivan is often referred to as the Pedigree-Day; Yom-Hameyuchas.

No Tachanun is said during the first part of Sivan; until Isru-Chag Shavu'ot (or a week later - depending on local custom).

Source: Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 22:8, 198:14

Rosh Chodesh Sivan will be tomorrow (Thursday night and Friday). Shabbat will be Yom Hameyuchas.

Chodesh Tov and Shabbat Shalom

- Danny
Thursday, 29 Iyar 5773 - 44th day of the Omer

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