Times: Shabbat starts tonight with candlelighting at 4:54pm; ends Saturday night at 5:56pm. The weekly Torah portion for Shabbos is Balak. Fast of Tammuz (deferred) is on Sunday (5/7); fast begins 5:42am and ends 5:53pm.

Mincha in the CBD: Mincha continues at 1.00pm Monday-Thursday.

Study: Wed shiur @ Billing Bureau: 1:15pm

Kosher Food in the CBD: Nifla Kosher Catering (KA Hechsher)
Offers Corporate Catering, specializing in individual and board room lunches. For further details visit www.nifla.com.au
10% Discount on your first website purchase. Enter promo code “FIRST TIME”.
Kosher sandwiches, muffins and salads are available at the following locations:
CUPP- Manchester Unity Building- Ground Floor-220 Collins Street
CBW EXPRESS-181 William Street.(Entrance Little Bourke St)
IN A RUSH CAFE-616 St Kilda Road-(Ground Floor-Lowe Lippmann Building)

Spot On (KA Hechsher)
Kosher sandwiches and snacks are available at the following location: 
PRONTO ON FLINDERS-335 Flinders Lane
Smoked salmon and cheese sandwich, Tuna sandwich,Cheese and salad sandwich, Egg and tomato sandwich. Natural yoghurt with berries and granola clusters, Mixed berry muffin, Seasonal fresh fruit salad, Pesto pasta salad (new), Greek salad (new).

Thought of the Week with thanks to Rabbi Leon AnafBilaam was the most successful gentile of that generation; he was the parallel of Avraham Avinu. He grew to be a prophet like Moshe among the nations. His teachings, however, also caused him to hate the Jews and desired to curse us.

Some people are right handed and some are left handed. Equally some are right footed and some are left. The Kabbalists teach that there are right eyed people and left eyed. The right eyed are those that always see good in others and the left eyed always manage to find some negative.

Moshe Rabbeinu, on seeing the land of Israel, said, “I will infuse it with blessing through my Ayin Hatov (good eye)”. Anyone who possess a good eye is a student of Avraham. Anyone who possess an evil eye is of the students of Bilaam (Ethics of the Fathers 5:19)”. There is nothing more that the Jewish people need more of today than a little Ayin Tov.

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