Parashat Tazria / פָּרָשַׁת תַזְרִיעַ

Parashat Tazria is the 27th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on 2 April 2022 / 1 Nisan 5782. Shabbat Times for Tel Sheva‘ Tel Sheva‘, Israel Candle lighting: 18:41 on Friday, Apr 1 Shabbat HaChodesh occurs on Saturday, Apr 2 Rosh Chodesh Nisan occurs on Saturday, Apr 2 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Tazria Havdalah: 19:37 on Saturday, Apr 2Continue reading “Parashat Tazria / פָּרָשַׁת תַזְרִיעַ”

Parashat Shmini 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת שְּׁמִינִי

26 March 2022 / 23 Adar II 5782 Parashat Shmini is the 26th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Shafir, Israel Candle lighting: 18:37 on Friday, Mar 25 Shabbat Parah occurs on Saturday, Mar 26 Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Nisan occurs on Saturday, Mar 26 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Shmini Havdalah: 19:33 on Saturday, Mar 26 Portion (parasha) for this week:Continue reading “Parashat Shmini 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת שְּׁמִינִי”

Shabbat Times for Ma‘ale Shomeron

Ma‘ale Shomeron, Israel Fast begins: 04:37 on Wednesday, Mar 16 Ta’anit Esther / תַּעֲנִית אֶסְתֵּר Fast of Esther ✡️ Ta’anit Esther for Hebrew Year 5782 occurs at dawn on Wednesday, 16 March 2022. The Fast of Esther (Ta’anit Ester, Hebrew: תַּעֲנִית אֶסְתֵּר) is a Jewish fast from dawn until dusk on Purim eve, commemorating the three-day fast observed by the Jewish peopleContinue reading “Shabbat Times for Ma‘ale Shomeron”

Shabbat Times for Ẕur Hadassa

Ẕur Hadassa, Israel Candle lighting: 17:26 on Friday, Mar 11 Shabbat Zachor occurs on Saturday, Mar 12 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayikra Havdalah: 18:21 on Saturday, Mar 12 Portion (parasha) for this week: Vayikra | ויקרא | “He Called” Torah: Leviticus 1:1 – 6:7 (5:26) Prophets: 1 Samuel 15:2-34; Isaiah 43:21 – 44:23 Brit Hadasha: Mark 7:1-30; Romans 8:1-13; Hebrews 10:1-18, 13:10-16 (click on a selected scriptural reading below each photo to beContinue reading “Shabbat Times for Ẕur Hadassa”

Parashat Pekudei / פָּרָשַׁת פְקוּדֵי

Parashat Pekudei is the 23rd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Shabbat Times for Beit Ṣafāfā Rosh Chodesh Adar II occurs on Thursday, Mar 3 Rosh Chodesh Adar II occurs on Friday, Mar 4 Candle lighting: 17:21 on Friday, Mar 4 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Pekudei Havdalah: 18:16 on Saturday, Mar 5 Portion (parasha) for this week: Pekudei | פקודי | “Countings”Continue reading “Parashat Pekudei / פָּרָשַׁת פְקוּדֵי”

Shabbat Times for H̱aẕor Ashdod H̱aẕor Ashdod, Israel Candle lighting: 17:17 on Friday, Feb 25 Shabbat Shekalim occurs on Saturday, Feb 26 Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Adar II occurs on Saturday, Feb 26 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayakhel Havdalah: 18:13 on Saturday, Feb 26 Portion (parasha) for this week: Vayak’hel | ויקהל | “He Gathered” Torah: Exodus 35:1 – 38:20 Prophets: 1 Kings 7:13-51; 2 Kings 11:17 – 12:16(17); Ezekiel 45:16Continue reading

Shabbat Times Bnei Netsarim, Israel

Purim Katan occurs on Tuesday, Feb 15 Purim Katan. According to the Jewish calendar, a second month of Adar is added in a leap year. While Purim is usually celebrated in Adar, during a leap year it is postponed until the second Adar, and we mark Purim Katan—“the small Purim”—in the first month. Candle lighting: 17:14 on Friday, Feb 18 ThisContinue reading “Shabbat Times Bnei Netsarim, Israel”

The Watchers (הצופים)

According to the Book of Enoch, the Watchers were fallen angelic beings, described as being both the sons of God and the sons of heaven who were assigned to watch over humans. It’s understood that the women’s beauty on earth was so great that they caught the attention of the watchers. This beauty led the watchers toContinue reading “The Watchers (הצופים)”

Shabbat Times Bat Hadar, Israel

Candle lighting: 17:00 on Friday, Feb 4 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Terumah Havdalah: 17:57 on Saturday, Feb 5 Portion (parasha) for this week: Terumah | תרומה | “Heave Offering” Torah: Exodus 25:1 – 27:19 Prophets: 1 Kings 5:12(5:26) – 6:13; Jeremiah 33:25-26 Brit Hadasha: Matthew 12:46 – 13:58; Hebrews 8:1-6, 9:23-24, 10:1 (Click on a selected reading under each photo to be taken directly to it) “Torah Portions” are aContinue reading “Shabbat Times Bat Hadar, Israel”

Shabbat Times Azor, Israel

Rosh Chodesh Adar I occurs on Tuesday, Feb 1 Rosh Chodesh Adar I occurs on Wednesday, Feb 2 Shabbat Times Azor, Israel Rosh Chodesh Adar I occurs on Tuesday, Feb 1 Rosh Chodesh Adar I occurs on Wednesday, Feb 2 Candle lighting: 16:59 on Friday, Feb 4 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Terumah Havdalah: 17:56 on Saturday, Feb 5 Portion (parasha) for this week: Terumah | תרומה | “Heave Offering” Torah: Exodus 25:1 – 27:1Continue reading “Shabbat Times Azor, Israel”