Shabbos Bulletin Parshas Vayechi 5778

Shabbos Bulletin Parshas Vayechi 5778

It is praiseworthy to give tzedaka before davening, based on the passuk in Tehillim (17:15) “I will behold your face with righteousness.” Some have the minhag to give tzedaka  during “Vayevareich Dovid”, while saying the passukv’ha’osher vehkovod milefanechah….

Shabbos Bulletin Parshas Vayechi 5777

Shabbos Bulletin Parshas Vayechi 5777

Tefilla Halacha

Although grammatically a woman would say upon arising “modah ani”, the Poskim recommend sticking with the common custom—that is, for her to say “modeh ani”. Likewise for “shelo assani goy” (not goya) and “shelo assani ehved (ohved)” (not “shifchah”).