Editorial & Opinion | Sabbath Week

03/06/2012 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 5:38 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 30:11-34:35
Haftarah: I Kings 18:1-39
Havdalah: 6:38 p.m.            
                                    

02/28/2012 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Shabbat candles: 5:31 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 27:20-30:10
Haftarah: Ezekiel 43:10-27
Havdalah: 6:30 p.m.     
                                          

02/21/2012 | | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 5:23 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 25:1- 27:19
Haftarah: I Kings 5:26-6:13    
Havdalah: 6:23 p.m.         

“They shall make a Sanctuary for Me, so that I may dwell among them” [Exodus 25:8].

“This Temple that you build… if you follow My decrees… I shall dwell among the Children of Israel and I shall not forsake My people Israel” [I Kings 6:11, haftarah].

02/14/2012 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 5:14 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 21:1-24:18; 30:11-16
Haftarah: II Kings 11:17-12:17
Havdalah: 6:15 p.m.            

02/07/2012 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 5:05 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 18:1-20:23
Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6 (Ashkenaz);
6:1-13 (Sephard)
Havdalah: 6:09 p.m. 

In this week’s Torah reading, we learn that Yitro, Moshe’s father-in-law, traveled from his home in the Land of Midian into the Sinai Desert, bringing Moshe’s wife, Zipporah, and their two sons to be reunited with him. The details of why Zipporah and their sons had been “sent away” by Moshe are unclear.

01/31/2012 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 4:57 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 13:17-17:16    
Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:312 (Ashkenaz);
5:1-31 (Sephard)
Havdalah: 6:01 p.m.