This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion

๐“๐จ๐ฅ๐๐จ๐ญ, ๐“๐จ๐ฅ๐ž๐๐จ๐ญ, ๐“๐จ๐ฅ’๐๐จ๐ญ, ๐“๐จ๐ฅ๐๐จ๐ฌ, ๐จ๐ซ ๐“๐จ๐ฅ’๐๐จ๐ญ๐ก (ืชึผื•ึนืœึฐื“ึนืชโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “generations” or “descendants,” the second word and the first distinctive word in the parashah) is the sixth weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. The parashah tells of the conflict between Jacob and Esau, Isaac’s […]

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Lech-Lecha Shabbat Shalom! ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Lech-Lecha, Lekh-Lekha, or Lech-L’cha (ืœึถืšึฐ-ืœึฐืšึธโ€Ž leแธต-lษ™แธตฤ โ€” Hebrew for “go!” or “leave!”, literally “go for you” โ€” the fifth and sixth words in the parashah) is the third weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It constitutes Genesis 12:1โ€“17:27. The […]

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Noach ๐ŸŒฌ #ThisWeeksTorahPortion ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Noach โ€” ื ึนื—ึท, Noiach, Nauach, Nauah, or Noah (ื ึนื—ึทโ€Ž, Hebrew for the name “Noah”, the third word, and first distinctive word, of the parashah) is the second weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It constitutes Genesis 6:9โ€“11:32. The parashah […]

This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion

๐๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ญ #๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ๐–๐ž๐ž๐ค๐ฌ๐“๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ก๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ฌ๐ก๐ข๐ญ, Bereishit, Bereshis, Bereishis, B’reshith, Beresh’t, Beresheet, or Bereishees (ื‘ึฐึผืจึตืืฉึดืื™ืชโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “in a beginning”, the first word in the parashah) is the first weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. GENESIS 1:1-6:8 ๐‘๐ž๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: A reflection on this l weekโ€™s Torah Portion […]

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Haazinu Ha’azinu Haazinu, or Ha’Azinu (ื”ึทืึฒื–ึดื™ื ื•ึผโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “listen” when directed to more than one person, the first word in the parashah) is the 53rd weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the 10th in the Book of Deuteronomy. It constitutes Deuteronomy 32:1โ€“52. […]

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Nitzavim Nitzavim, Nitsavim, Nitzabim, Netzavim, Nisavim, or Nesabim (ื ึดืฆึธึผื‘ึดื™ืโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “ones standing,”) the second word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah is the 51st weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the eighth in the Book of Deuteronomy. It comprises […]

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KiTavo ๐ŸŒฌ #ThisWeeksTorahPortion Ki Tavo, Ki Thavo, Ki Tabo, Ki Thabo, or Ki Savo (Hebrew: ื›ึดึผื™-ืชึธื‘ื•ึนืโ€Ž) meaning When you come in or When you enter. This is second and third words, and the first distinctive words, in the parashah) is the 50th weekly Torah portion (Hebrew: ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the […]

#ThisWeeksTorahPortion

๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Ki Tetze ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Ki Tetze When you go forth (ื›ึดึผื™ึพืชึตืฆึตืโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “when you go,” the first words in the parashah) is the 49th weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the sixth in the Book of Deuteronomy. It comprises […]

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Vaetchanan #ThisWeeksTorahPortion ๐Ÿ“œ Va’etchanan(I pleaded โ€” ื•ืืชื—ื ืŸ Hebrew for “and I pleaded,”) the first word in the parashah) is the 45th weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the second in the Book of Deuteronomy. It comprises Deuteronomy 3:23โ€“7:11. The parashah tells how Moses […]

This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion

Devarim Devarim (Words) โ€” ื“ื‘ืจื™ื Hebrew for “things” or “words,” the second word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 44th weekly Torah portion (โ€ซืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€ฌโ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the first in the Book of Deuteronomy. It comprises Deuteronomy 1:1โ€“3:22. The parashah […]