Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

This Week’s Torah Portion: Vayishlach

Nov 27, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold

Name: Vayishlach Reading: Genesis 32:4 – 36:43 Haftarah: Obadiah 1:1 – 1:21 Parsha Summary – Vayishlach Jacob Sends Gifts to Esau Jacob sends word to Esau in Seir that he has left Laban and is now a prosperous man. The messengers return and tell Jacob that Esau is on the way to meet him with 400 men. Jacob is afraid and divides his household into two camps so that if […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Vayetzei

Nov 23, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
jacob's ladder

Name: Vayetzei Reading: Genesis 28:10 – 32:3 Haftarah: Hosea 12:13 – 14:10 Parsha Summary – Vayetzei Jacob’s Ladder Jacob leaves Beer Sheba for Haran. When it grows dark, he finds a place to rest, takes a stone to use as a pillow, and goes to sleep. He dreams of a ladder reaching from the land into heaven, which God’s angel ascending and descending. God appears to Jacob and reaffirms His promise […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Toldot

Nov 14, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold

Name: Toldot Reading: Genesis 25:19 – 28:9 Haftara: Samuel 1 20:18 – 20:42 Parsha Summary – Toldot Rebecca is Pregnant with Twins 40-year-old Isaac marries Rebecca, who is barren. He entreats God for children, and Rebecca conceives. She asks God why her children struggle inside her; He replies that she is carrying two nations who will fight in life. When Isaac is 60, she gives birth to twins: a red, hairy […]

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