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Sha'a zmanit, pl. sha'ot zmaniyot (sha'ah zmah-neet,shah-oht zmah-nee-oht) — Local hour pl., local hours; halachic hour pl., halachic hours.Time period equal to 1/12 of local daytime: divide by 12 the total hours and minutes from sunrise to sunset on a specified day at a specified location
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Jewish Festivals: Leaving the World of Work
Refraining from Distracting Work
You may not do any work or get involved in any project that might...
Introduction to Fast Days
Introduction to Fast Days
Introduction to Fast Days The purpose of Jewish fast days is to...
Fast Days: When They Start
Fasts that Start 72 Minutes before Sunrise
All fasts start 72 minutes (normal time) before sunrise except for the...
Shabbat: Leaving the World of Work
Distracting Work on Friday Afternoon
You may not do any work or get involved in any project that might...
Prayer Times
Introduction to Prayer Times/Zmanim
To calculate prayer times ( zmanim ), divide the total hours of daylight...

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