Sabbath Week

The Mysterious Death Of Aaron’s Sons

04/08/2014
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:12 p.m. (Fri.); 7:15 p.m. (Mon.); 8:17 p.m. (Tue.)
Last chametz: 10:43 a.m.; burn by 11:49 a.m. (Mon.)
Torah: Leviticus 16:1-18:30
Haftarah: Malachi 3:4-24
Havdalah: 8:13 p.m. (Sat.);
8:18 p.m. (Wed.)

Adena Berkowitz

When Words Can Be Contagious

04/01/2014
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:05 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 14:1-15:33
Haftarah: II Kings 7:3-20
Havdalah: 8:06 p.m.

Isolation is a terrible thing. Our Rabbis differentiated people from other forms of life by calling human beings m’daber — the species that speaks. We require conversation no less than we do food and water. Talk is food for the soul.

Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman

The Sanctity Of Family And Childbirth

03/25/2014
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 6:59 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 12:1-13:59;
Exodus 12:1-20
Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:16-46:18
Havdalah: 7:59 p.m.

This week’s reading is not only difficult because of its subject matter but also because of the strange order of the verses and chapters.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

A Sense Of Kashrut And Tragedy

03/18/2014
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Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 6:50 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 9:1-11:47;
Numbers 19:1-22
Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16-38
Havdalah: 7:50 p.m.

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Afternoon In The Desert

03/11/2014
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Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 6:43 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 6:1-8:36;
Deuteronomy 25:17-19
Haftarah: I Samuel 15:1-34
Havdalah: 7:42 p.m.

Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman

The Soul And The Great Sacrifice

03/04/2014
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Candlelighting, Readings:
Candelighting: 5:35 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 1:1-5:26
Haftarah: Isaiah 43:21-44:23
Havdalah: 6:35 p.m.

J.J. Gross

When Religion Is More Paradox Than Paradise

02/25/2014
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Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 5:27 p.m.
Torah: Ex. 38:21-40:38
Haftarah: I Kings 7:51-8:21
(Ashkenaz); 7:40-50 (Sephard)
Havdalah: 6:27 p.m.

Shlomo Riskinn

The Two-Faced Cherubs

02/18/2014
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Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 5:19 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 35: 1- 38:20
Haftarah: I Kings 7:40-50 (Ashkenaz); 7:13-26 (Sephard)
Havdalah: 6:21 p.m.

Bezalel “made two golden cherubs… their wings outstretched upward so as to shield the ark-cover with their wings; they faced one another…” [Exodus 37:8-9].

Shlomo Riskinn

A Tale Of Two Brothers

02/11/2014
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Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 5:11 p.m.
Torah: Ex. 30:11-34:35
Haftarah: I Kings 18:1-39
Havdalah: 6:11 p.m.

Ora Horn Prouser

The Essence Of Jewish Royalty

02/04/2014
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Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 5:02 p.m.
Torah: Ex. 27:30-30:10
Haftarah: Ezekiel 43:10-27
Havdalah: 6:03 p.m.

Rabbi Jill Hausman
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