This Week’s Torah Portion: Toldot

Nov 14, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein

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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Chag HaSigd – The Sigd Festival

Nov 12, 2017  |  By Shira Goldstein
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Chag HaSigd – the Festival of Sigd – is an Ethiopian-Jewish holiday which this year falls on Shabbat November 18th and will be celebrated on the preceding Thursday. It has been a national Israeli holiday since 2008. Celebrated by the Beita Yisrael (Beta Israel) community, it’s one of the least-known and most-interesting festivals in the Jewish calendar. What is Chag HaSigd? Its name, Sigd, is from the root √sgd, which means […]

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OFFICIAL Nov-Dec Judaica WebStore™ Discount Codes

Nov 12, 2017  |  By Arik Barel

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