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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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 […]