Read on 4 December 2021 / 30 Kislev 5782.
Parashat Miketz is the 10th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
The Book of the Maccabees refers to a series of deuterocanonical books contained in various canons of the Bible: 1 Maccabees, originally written in Hebrew and surviving only in a Greek translation, relates the history of the Maccabees from 175 BCE until 134 BCE.
Shabbat Times Beror H̱ayil, Israel
- Chanukah: 2 Candles: 17:04 on Monday, Nov 29
- Chanukah: 3 Candles: 17:04 on Tuesday, Nov 30
- Chanukah: 4 Candles: 17:04 on Wednesday, Dec 1
- Chanukah: 5 Candles: 17:04 on Thursday, Dec 2
- Chanukah: 6 Candles: 16:19 on Friday, Dec 3
- Candle lighting: 16:19 on Friday, Dec 3
- Chanukah: 7 Candles: 17:17 on Saturday, Dec 4
- Rosh Chodesh Tevet occurs on Saturday, Dec 4
- This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Miketz
- Havdalah: 17:17 on Saturday, Dec 4
Portion (parasha) for this week:
Miketz | מקץ | “From the End”
Torah: Genesis 41:1 – 44:17
Prophets: Isaiah 61:1-3; Zechariah 3:1 – 4:7
Brit Hadasha: Luke 4:16-30; Acts 7:11-12; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5
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“Torah Portions” are a systematic teaching schedule that includes a portion of scripture from the Torah, Prophets, and Brit Hadasha each week. This schedule is known all over the world, and serves as a great way to facilitate discussion and learning with others in the Body of the Messiah.
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The Pharaoh is said to have given Joseph, Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, as his wife. It is later mentioned in Genesis 41:50 that before the years of famine, Joseph had two sons with Asenath. Those two sons were named Manasseh, who was the first born and the other son was named Ephraim, who was the second born.