This Week’s Torah Portion: Mishpatim

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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 […]

Special Shabbatot

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In Judaism, Shabbat is both our day off from the trials and labour of the working week, and our opportunity to reconnect to the things in life that are most important to us. Instead of focusing on our phones, work, and traffic, we get a whole day to instead zoom in on our families, great […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Yitro

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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 […]