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Editorial & Opinion | Sabbath Week

01/19/2016 - 12:34 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 4:43 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 13:17-17:16
Haftorah: Judges 4:4-5:31 (Ashkenaz); 5:1-31 (Sephard)
Havdalah: 5:41 p.m.

01/12/2016 - 10:09 | | Special to The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 4:34 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 10:1-13:16
Haftorah: Jeremiah 46:13-28
Havdalah: 5:36 p.m.

Oh happy day! It’s an election year. With primaries just around the corner, we might wonder if Judaism has any advice for the candidates as they go about presenting the issues.

01/05/2016 - 16:15 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 4:27 p.m.
Torah: Ex. 6:2-9:35
Haftorah: Ezekiel 28:25-29:21
Havdalah: 5:28 p.m.

12/29/2015 - 12:56 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 4:20 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 1:1-6:1
Haftorah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13;
29:22-23. Havdalah: 5:21 p.m.

Many are the differences between the Book of Genesis and the Book of Exodus, but perhaps the greatest change lies in the “personality” (as it were) of God Himself.

12/22/2015 - 12:13 | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 4:15 p.m.
Torah: Gen. 47:28-50:26
Haftorah: I Kings 2:1-12
Havdalah: 5:21 p.m.

12/15/2015 (All day) | | Special To The Jewish Week | Sabbath Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 4:21 p.m.
Torah: Gen. 44:18-47:27
Haftorah: Ezekiel 37:15-28
Havdalah: 5:17 p.m.

The goblet of the “Egyptian” viceroy is discovered in the sack of Benjamin, youngest child of Rachel, Jacob’s long-deceased love. The brothers proclaim their innocence, but an atrocity returns to haunt them: the selling of Rachel’s first son, Joseph, into slavery.