Sunday, September 12, 2010

When the fast of Tzom Gedalia ends, in New York City, 2010

This for Kew Gardens Hills, in New York. If you live elsewhere, visit these sites and put in your own zip code,

According to the Etz Chaim weekly bulletin, the fast ends at 7:38 PM.

The same, according to Chabad:

Shkiah (sunset)
7:11 pm
Fast Ends
7:38 pm
Tzeit Hakochovim (nightfall)
7:44 pm

and according to MyZmanim:

Fast Begins

at 5:09 AM Dawn - Degrees
or at 5:20 AM Dawn - Fixed Minutes
Eating of a settled character - אכילת קבע - may not be started
during the half hour immediately preceding dawn. Please
consult your Rabbi for details. 

Fast Ends
R' Tukaccinsky  

  • The fast ends no later than the
    emergence of ג' כוכבים בינונים at -

  •  7:40 PM
    R' Moshe Feinstein  

  • One who finds fasting difficult may eat at -

     7:43 PM

  • One who does not find fasting difficult
    should wait until the time for מוצאי שבת at -

     7:51 PM

    ?מהיכא תיתי


    Rabbi Joshua Maroof said...

    I have been wondering for years - why at the bottom of your fast end times does it always say מהיכא תיתי

    joshwaxman said...

    it's actually a hyperlink, which is copied wholesale from myzmanim when I cut and paste. he explains how he calculates tzes, accounting for elevation.


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