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Torah Portion


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

VaYishlach – “And He Sent” – December 8-14, 2019

The readings for this week are called VaYishlach—“And He Sent”: *Genesis 32:3. “Then Jacob sent messengers before him to Esau his brother in the land of Seir, the country of…

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Past Torah Portions

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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