Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

This Week’s Torah Portion: Vaera

Jan 10, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
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Name: Vaera Reading: Exodus 6:2 – 9:35 Haftara: Ezekiel 28:25 – 29:21 Parsha Summary – Vaera God Commands Moses to Deliver the Israelites God tells Moses that He is the Lord that appeared to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and that He promised to give them the land of Canaan. He says that He has heard the children of Israel crying and has remembered His promise, and will redeem them with […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Shemot

Jan 04, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
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Name: Shemot Reading: Exodus 1:1 – 6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6 – 28:13; 29:22 – 29:23 Parsha Summary – Shemot Pharaoh Enslaves the Israelites Joseph, his brothers, and their whole generation dies. The Jews in Egypt are fruitful and multiply. A new king rose over Egypt who didn’t know of Joseph. The king sees that there are too many Jews and decides to enslave them. When the Jews continued to multiply, […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Vayechi

Dec 28, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
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Name: Vayechi Reading: Genesis 47:28 – 50:26 Haftarah: Kings I 2:1- 2:12 Parsha Summary – Vayechi Jacob Prepares to Die Jacob realizes that he’s close to death, so calls Joseph to him. He asks his son to bury him with his fathers in Canaan and not in Egypt. Joseph swears it and Jacob bows down. Jacob Blesses Ephraim and Manasseh Joseph is told that Jacob is ill, so he takes […]