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Editorial & Opinion | Sabbath Week

08/20/2012 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:22 p.m.
Torah: Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9
Haftarah: Isaiah 41:12-42:12
Havdalah: 8:22 p.m. 

08/13/2012 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:31 p.m.
Torah: Deut. 11:26-16:17;
Numbers 28:9-15
Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1-24
Havdalah: 8:34 p.m.     
  

Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks wrote: “Tzedakah [charity] lies at the heart of Judaism’s understanding of mitzvot bein adam le-chavero, interpersonal duties. An idea going back 4,000 years, it remains challenging today.” Given the state of today’s economy, it is more challenging than ever.

08/06/2012 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:41 p.m.
Torah: Deut. 7:12-11:25
Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3
Havdalah: 8:44 p.m.     
       

‘What does God ask of you, only to revere the Lord your God and to walk in all of His ways; to love Him and to serve God with all your heart and with all your soul; to observe the commandments of the Lord and His statutes for your good” [Deuteronomy 10:11-13].

07/30/2012 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:51 p.m.
Torah: Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11
Haftarah: Isaiah 40:1-26
Havdalah: 8:53 p.m.  
           

07/23/2012 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:58 p.m.
Torah: Deut. 1:1-3:22
Haftarah: Isaiah 1:1-27
Havdalah: 9:02 p.m.

Like most Jews, I grew up with memories of events that I never experienced. I remember being a slave in Egypt. I remember the Holocaust. I remember my family’s immigration journey to America. I remember the founding of the State of Israel.

07/16/2012 - 20:00 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 8:04 p.m.
Torah: Numbers 30:2 - 36:13 
Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28;
3:4; 4:1-2
Havdalah: 9:09 p.m.