Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

This Week’s Torah Portion: Mishpatim

Feb 08, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold

Name: Mishpatim Reading: Exodus 21:1 – 24:18 Haftarah: Kings 2 12:1 – 12:17 Bonus Week – Shabbat Shekalim! Parsha Summary – Mishpatim God Gives the Israelites More Laws A Hebrew servant must be freed after seven years. One who strikes or curses his parents will be put to death. Murders and attackers are punished life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. If an ox gores a man, the […]


This Week’s Torah Portion: Yitro

Jan 31, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
the ten commandments

Name: Yitro (Jethro) Reading: Exodus 18:1 – 20:23 Haftarah: Isiah 6:1 – 7:6; 9:5-6 Parsha Summary – Yitro Moses is Reunited with his Family Jethro hears of everything God has done for the Israelites and that they have been freed from Egypt. He takes his daughter (Moses’s wife) Zipporah and her two sons and travels to the Israelites’ encampment. He finds Moses and the family enjoys an emotional reunion. Moses […]


This Week’s Torah Portion: Beshalach

Jan 24, 2018  |  By Sarah Gold
Split the red sea

Name: Beshalach Reading: Exodus 13:17 – 17:16 Haftarah: Judges 4:4 – 5:31 Parsha Summary – Beshalach The Israelites Leave Egypt God leads the Israelites away from Egypt via an indirect route, through the desert and by the Red Sea. Moses takes Joseph’s bones for reburial in their new land. God leads them as a pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night and doesn’t leave the […]

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