Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

The Shabbat Project – Keeping it Together

Oct 22, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
Shabbat Project 2017

This weekend (27-18 October) is the fourth year of the Shabbat Project. This is a yearly global event with a single mission: bring every Jew around the world together to keep Shabbat for one very special weekend. Dreamed up by South African Chief Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein in 2013, the original Shabbos Project was an instant success as Jews across the globe clamored to bring the project to their communities. […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Noah

Oct 19, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
noah's ark

Name: Noach (Noah) Reading: Genesis 6:9 – 11:32 Haftara: Isiah 66:1 – 66:24 Parsha Summary – Noach God Commands Noah to Build the Ark God sees how corrupt the world has become, and tells Noah that he is going to destroy the earth by flood. God commands Noah to build a waterproof ark from gopher wood measuring 300 x 50 x 30 cubits with a skylight and to take a […]


This Week’s Torah Portion: Bereishit

Oct 12, 2017  |  By Sarah Gold
adam and eve garden of eden

Name: Bereishit Reading: Genesis 1:1 – 6:8 Haftarah Reading: Isiah 42:5 – 43:10 Parsha Summary – Bereishit Creation of the World God creates the whole world in six days. Day One: light and dark, which He names day and night Day Two: a separation between the waters of heaven and earth Day Three: the oceans and dry land; plants including grass and fruit trees Day Four: the cosmos: sun, moon, stars, […]