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Editorial & Opinion | Sabbath Week

06/07/2016 - 13:16 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

’I don’t know much about Judaism, Rabbi, but I know it shouldn’t needlessly hurt people.” So says a man to me many years ago. His words still haunt me.

05/31/2016 - 15:04 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 8:05 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 26:3-27:34
Haftorah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14
Havdalah: 9:06 p.m.           

05/24/2016 - 12:55 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Candlelighting: 7:59 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 25:1-26:2
Haftorah: Jeremiah 32:6-27
Havdalah: 9:07 p.m.          

“If your brother becomes destitute and is then sold to you, you shall not make him work like a slave” [Leviticus 25:39].

05/17/2016 - 12:31 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Candlelighting: 7:53 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 21:1-24:23
Haftorah: Ezekiel 44:15-31
Havdalah: 8:54 p.m.
Pesach Sheni: May 22

05/10/2016 - 13:06 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:47 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 19:1-20:27
Haftorah: Amos 9:7-15 (Ashkenaz);
Ezekiel 20:2-20 (Sephard)
Havdalah: 8:53 p.m.

05/03/2016 - 11:52 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:39 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 16:1-18:30
Haftorah: Ezekiel 22:1-19
Havdalah: 8:41 p.m.

“For on this day He will forgive you, to purify you from all your sins” [Leviticus 16:30].

The major source for Yom Kippur is to be found in this week’s Torah portion of Acharei Mot.