This Week’s Torah Portion: Shemot

burning bush, moses

Name: Shemot Reading: Exodus 1:1 – 6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6 – 28:13; 29:22 – 29:23 Parsha Summary – Shemot Pharaoh Enslaves the Israelites Joseph, his brothers, and their whole generation dies. The Jews in Egypt are fruitful and multiply. A new king rose over Egypt who didn’t know of Joseph. The king sees that there […]

New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year! It’s officially the beginning of 2018, and like always, the new year brings promise, excitement, and potential. For Jews, this isn’t the only New Year we’ll be marking. The Jewish calendar actually has four new years; the most famous is Rosh Hashanah. Our ancient calendar makes time to mark a new yearly […]