Parashat Shemot / פָּרָשַׁת שְׁמוֹת

Parashat Shemot is the 13th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Shabbat Times Ẕoẖar, Israel Candle lighting: 16:27 on Friday, Dec 24 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Shemot Havdalah: 17:26 on Saturday, Dec 25 Portion (parasha) for this week: Shemot | שמות | “Names” Torah: Exodus 1:1 – 6:1    Prophets: Isaiah 27:6 – 28:13, 29:22-23; Jeremiah 1:1 – 2:3. Brit Hadasha: Matthew 22:41-46; Luke 5:12-39, 20:27-44; Acts 3:12-15, 5:27-32, 7:17-36, 22:12-16, 24:14-16; HebrewsContinue reading “Parashat Shemot / פָּרָשַׁת שְׁמוֹת”

Parashat Vayechi / פָּרָשַׁת וַיְחִי

Parashat Vayechi is the 12th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Torah Portion: Genesis 47:28-50:26   Parashat Vayechi tells of Jacob’s request for burial in Canaan, Jacob’s blessing of Joseph’s sons Ephraim and Manasseh, Jacob’s blessing of his sons, Jacob’s death and burial, and Joseph’s death. [1] Shabbat Times Revaẖa, Israel Candle lighting: 16:21 on Friday, Dec 17Continue reading “Parashat Vayechi / פָּרָשַׁת וַיְחִי”

Parashat Vayigash / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּגַּשׁ

Shabbat Times Yoshivya, Israel Chanukah: 8th Day occurs on Monday, Dec 6 Candle lighting: 16:20 on Friday, Dec 10 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayigash Havdalah: 17:19 on Saturday, Dec 11 Read on 11 December 2021 / 7 Tevet 5782. Parashat Vayigash is the 11th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Portion (parasha) for this week: Vayigash | ויגש | “He Drew Near” Torah: Genesis 44:18 –Continue reading “Parashat Vayigash / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּגַּשׁ”

Parashat Vayigash / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּגַּשׁ

Shabbat Times Yoshivya, Israel Chanukah: 8th Day occurs on Monday, Dec 6 Candle lighting: 16:20 on Friday, Dec 10 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayigash Havdalah: 17:19 on Saturday, Dec 11 Read on 11 December 2021 / 7 Tevet 5782. Parashat Vayigash is the 11th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Portion (parasha) for this week: Vayigash | ויגש | “He Drew Near” Torah: Genesis 44:18 –Continue reading “Parashat Vayigash / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּגַּשׁ”

Parashat Miketz / פָּרָשַׁת מִקֵּץ

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 BCEContinue reading “Parashat Miketz / פָּרָשַׁת מִקֵּץ”

Parashat Vayeshev / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּשֶׁב

Read on 27 November 2021 / 23 Kislev 5782. Parashat Vayeshev is the 9th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Shabbat Times Beror H̱ayil, Israel Candle lighting: 16:20 on Friday, Nov 26 Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Tevet occurs on Saturday, Nov 27 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayeshev Havdalah: 17:17 on Saturday, Nov 27 Vayeshev | וישב  | “He Settled” Torah: Genesis 37:1 – 40:23   Prophets: Amos 2:6Continue reading “Parashat Vayeshev / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּשֶׁב”

Parashat Vayishlach / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּשְׁלַח

Read on 20 November 2021 / 16 Kislev 5782. Parashat Vayishlach is the 8th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Shabbat Times Yad Mordekhay, Israel Candle lighting: 16:22 on Friday, Nov 19 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayishlach Havdalah: 17:19 on Saturday, Nov 20 Portion (parasha) for this week: Vayishlach | וישלח | “He Sent” Torah: Genesis 32:3 – 36:43   Prophets: Joel 2:30-32; Obadiah 1:1-21 Brit Hadasha: JohnContinue reading “Parashat Vayishlach / פָּרָשַׁת וַיִּשְׁלַח”

Parashat Vayetzei / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּצֵא

Read on 13 November 2021 / 9 Kislev 5782. Parashat Vayetzei is the 7th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Shabbat Times Beersheba, Israel Candle lighting: 16:26 on Friday, Nov 12 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayetzei Havdalah: 17:21 on Saturday, Nov 13 Portion (parasha) for this week: Vayetze | ויצא | “He Went Out” Torah: Genesis 28:10 – 32:2 Prophets: Hosea 11:7 – 14:9; Psalm 91:1-16Continue reading “Parashat Vayetzei / פָּרָשַׁת וַיֵּצֵא”

Parashat Toldot / פָּרָשַׁת תּוֹלְדוֹת

Read on 6 November 2021 / 2 Kislev 5782. Parashat Toldot is the 6th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Shabbat Times Ashdod, Israel Sigd occurs on Thursday, Nov 4 Rosh Chodesh Kislev 2021 / רֹאשׁ חוֹדֶשׁ כִּסְלֵו 5782 Rosh Chodesh Kislev (Start of month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar) for Hebrew Year 5782 begins at sundownContinue reading “Parashat Toldot / פָּרָשַׁת תּוֹלְדוֹת”

Parashat Chayei Sara / פָּרָשַׁת חַיֵּי שָֹרָה

Read on 30 October 2021 / 24 Cheshvan 5782. Parashat Chayei Sara is the 5th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Shabbat Times Beersheba, Israel Candle lighting: 17:36 on Friday, Oct 29 Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Kislev occurs on Saturday, Oct 30 This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Chayei Sara Havdalah: 18:31 on Saturday, Oct 30 Portion (parasha) for this week: Cheyei Sarah | חיי שרה |Continue reading “Parashat Chayei Sara / פָּרָשַׁת חַיֵּי שָֹרָה”