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About the Weekly Torah Portion

From ancient times there has been a weekly portion (Parashah) from the first five books of Moses (The Torah) and an ending (Haftarah) from the Prophets read on the Sabbath in synagogues around the world.

This Week's Torah Portion

Shophetim – “Judges” – August 12-18, 2018

Shophetim—“Judges” The Parashah for this week 12-18 August 2018 is called, Shophetim—“Judges” Torah *Deuteronomy 16:18-21. “You shall appoint judges and officers in all your gates, which the LORD your God…

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Past Torah Portions

May 14, 2018

B’Midbar – “In the Desert” – May 13-19, 2018

The Parashah for this week 13-19 May 2018 is called B’Midbar—“In the Desert”: B’Midbar (“In the Desert/Wilderness”) This is the Hebrew name for the book called “Numbers” in most English…

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May 7, 2018

B’Har – “On the Mountain” and B’Chukotai – “In My Statutes” – May 6-12, 2018

May 7 is Day #37 of “Counting the Omer” to Pentecost, May 20! (Leviticus 23:9-16) The Parashah for this week 6-12 May 2018 is (in nations outside Israel) a double…

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April 30, 2018

Emor – “Say!” – April 29 – May 5, 2018

April 30 is Day #30 of “Counting the Omer” to Pentecost! (Leviticus 23:9-16) (NOTE: Because of the extra day of Passover Week observed outside of Israel, the present readings will…

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April 23, 2018

Acharei Mot – “After the Death” and Kedoshim – “Holy Ones” – April 22-28, 2018

23 April is Day #23 of “Counting the Omer” to Pentecost! (Leviticus 23:9-16) (NOTE: Because of the extra day of Passover Week observed outside of Israel, the present readings will…

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April 18, 2018

Thazria – “Quicken with Seed” and Metzora – “Skin Disease, Leprosy” – April 15-21, 2018

(NOTE: Because of the extra day of Passover Week observed outside of Israel, the present readings will be one week behind those read in Jerusalem for each week until that…

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April 10, 2018

Shemini – “Eighth Day” – April 8-14, 2018

(NOTE: Because of the extra day of Passover Week observed outside of Israel, the present readings will be one week behind those read in Jerusalem for each week until that…

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March 27, 2018

Readings for the Festival of Unleavened Bread

Pray for the presence of Ruach haKodesh—the Holy Spirit/Holy Wind—to attend the Holy Word which will be read throughout the week of Passover! READINGS FOR THE FESTIVAL OF UNLEAVENED BREAD…

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March 12, 2018

VaYikra – “And He Called” – March 11-17, 2018

The Parashah for this week 11-17 March 2018: TORAH: Leviticus 1:1—6:7 Shabbat haKhodesh: TORAH: Exodus 12:1-20 HAFTARAH (Shabbat haKhodesh): Ezekiel 45:16—46:18 SHABBAT HACHODESH To commemorate this special first month, an…

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March 5, 2018

VaYakhel – “And He Assembled” and P’kudei – “Accountings of” – March 4-10, 2018

“Thus says Adonai YHVH: This also I will let the house of Israel ask me to do for them: to increase their people like a flock. Like the flock of…

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February 28, 2018

Ki Tisa – “When You Elevate” – February 26-March 3, 2018

The readings for this week February 26-March 3, 2018 are called Ki Tisa—“When You Elevate” *Exodus 30:11-12. “Then YHVH spoke to Moses, saying: ‘When you take the census of the…

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February 20, 2018

Tetsaveh – “Command/Charge” – February 18-24, 2018

  “They shall bring you clear oil of beaten olives for the light, to raise up a lamp perpetually…” (Exodus 27:20) The readings for this week 18-24 February 2018 are…

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February 12, 2018

T’rumah – “Donation” February 11-17, 2018

“Three bowls [of the menorah] shall be made like almond blossoms on one branch…” Exodus 25:33 (See Torah Portion below) The readings for this week 11-17 February 2018 are called…

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