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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

MiKetz – At the End Of – December 2-8, 2018

The readings for this week 2-8 December 2018 are called MiKetz—“At the End Of…”: * The normal Haftarah (used with MiKetz in years when it does not fall within Hanukkah)…

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Past Torah Portions

June 4, 2018

Sh’lach L’kha – “Send for Yourself” – June 3-9, 2018

The Parashah for this week 3-9 June 2018 is called Sh’lach L’kha—“Send for Yourself.” This week’s reading focuses on the 12 scouts sent out by Moses at the command of…

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May 28, 2018

B’ha’olotkha – “When you Light Up” – May 27 – June 2, 2018

“At the command of the LORD the sons of Israel would set out. Even when the cloud lingered over the tabernacle for many days, the sons of Israel would keep…

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May 22, 2018

Naso – “Raise up” – May 20-26, 2018

The Parashah for this week 20-26 May 2018 is called Naso – “Raise up” – the heads of (i.e. “Take a Census of”). Numbers 5:11-31 “The Law of Jealousy”. This…

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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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