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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

Chukat – “Ordinance of” – June 17-23, 2018

40 Years in the Desert The Parashah for this week June 17-23, 2018 is called Chukat—“Ordinance of”—i.e. the “Red Heifer”. Because of the dead who would be constantly in Israel’s…

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Past Torah Portions

April 5, 2017

VaYikra – March 26-April 1, 2017

The readings for this week March 26—April 1, 2017 are called VaYikra—“And He Called.” This week’s reading brings us into the Book of Leviticus. This name comes from the Greek…

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April 4, 2017

VaYakhel – March 19-25, 2017

“Our Eyes shall behold Your return with mercy to Zion. Blessed are you, LORD, that brings back His Shekinah to Zion.” (Prayer from the Siddur: See under Shekinah in Torah…

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March 12, 2017

Ki Tisa – March 12-18, 2017

The readings for this week March 12-18, 2017 are called Ki Tisa—“When You Elevate” NOTE: As with last week, this is one of four special Shabbats before Passover having additional…

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March 5, 2017

Tetsaveh – March 5–11, 2017

The readings for this week March 5-11, 2017 are called Tetsaveh – “Command/Charge” Note:  This is one of four special Shabbats before Passover having additional Torah and replacement Haftarah readings.   Because this Shabbat comes…

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