Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

This Week’s Torah Portion: Chayei Sarah

Nov 07, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
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Name: Chayei Sara (The Life of Sarah) Reading: Genesis 23:1 – 25:18 Haftara: Kings 1 1:1 – 1:31 Parsha Summary – Chayei Sarah Abraham Buys the Cave of the Patriarchs Aged 127, Sarah dies in Kiryat Arba (which the Bible says is Hebron). Abraham asks the local Hittites for a place to bury her. They offer their tombs; Abraham asks them to speak to Ephron on his behalf as he […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Vayera

Nov 02, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
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Name: Vayera Reading: Genesis 18:1 – 22:24 Haftara: Kings 2 4:1 – 4:37 Parsha Summary – Vayera Abraham and the Angels Abraham sees three travelers in the desert. He runs to greet them and offers them water to wash their feet and bread to eat. The men accept. Abraham asks Sarah to bake cakes while he prepares milk, butter, and meat, which the strangers eat. They tell Abraham that they […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Lech Lecha

Oct 25, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold

Name: Lech Lecha Reading: Genesis 12:1 – 17:27 Haftara: Isiah 40:27- 41:16 Parsha Summary – Lech Lecha God tells Abraham to leave Haran God appears to a 75-year-old Abram and tells him to leave his home for a land that He will show him, and promises to make him a big, protected nation. Abram leaves Haran with his wife, Sarai, his nephew, Lot, and their household and possessions. They pass […]

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