Sabbath Week

A Kind Word About Unkind Words

04/24/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:30 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 12:1-15:33
Haftarah: II Kings 7:3-20
Havdalah: 8:33 p.m.            
                                      

Nehemia Polen

Celebrating Israel In Space And Time

04/17/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:23 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 9:1-11:47
Haftarah: II Samuel 6:1-7:17 (Ashkenaz);
6:1-19 (Sfard)
Havdalah: 8:27 p.m.    
                                           

Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman

Pesach’s Rigorous Detail Leads To Dreamlike Love

04/10/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Pesach & Shabbat candles: 7:14 p.m. (Thu.);
7:15 p.m. (Fri.)
Torah: Exodus 13:17-15:26 (Fri.);
Deut. 14:22-16:17 (Sat.); Num. 28:19-25 (both)
Haftarah: II Samuel 22:1-51 (Fri.);
Isaiah 10:32-12:6 (Sat) & Song of Songs
Havdalah: 8:17 p.m.  

Rabbi Abraham Unger

Redemption Is On The Road Itself

04/03/2012
Special to the Jewish Week

Pesach & Shabbat candles: 7:08 p.m. (Fri.);
8:09 p.m. (Sat.)
Torah: Exodus 12:21-51 (Sat.);
Lev. 22:26-23:44 (Sun.); Num. 28:16-25 (both)
Haftarah: Joshua 3:5-7; 5:2-6:1; 6:27 (Sat.);
II Kings 23:1-9, 21-25 (Sun.)
Havdalah: 8:10 p.m. (Sun.)       
  

The Festival of Passover is called “the time of our freedom,” the celebration of our Exodus from Egypt. It is also Biblically known as the “Festival of Matzot.”

Shlomo Riskin

Dayenu: When Enough Is Not Enough

03/27/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:01 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 6:1-8:36
Haftarah: Malachi 3:4-24
Havdalah: 8:01 p.m.  

Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman

Salt Of The Earth

03/20/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 6:53 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 1:1-5:26; Exodus 12:1-20;
Numbers 28:9-15
Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:16-46:18
Havdalah: 7:53 p.m.       

Rabbi Neil Fleischmann

God’s Way Of Communicating

03/13/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 6:46 p.m.
Torah: Exodus 35:1- 40:38; Numbers 19:1-22
Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16-38
Havdalah: 7:46 p.m.    
                 

“Bezalel made the ark… He made two cherubs of gold ... at the two ends of the cover. … The cherubs had their wings spreading out upwards … with their faces turned towards each other…” [Exodus 37:1-9]

Shlomo Riskin

The Loss Of The Holy Ornaments

03/06/2012
Special To The Jewish 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.            
                                    

Freema Gottlieb

Do Clothes Make The Priest?

02/28/2012
Special To The Jewish Week

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

Rabbi Yael Buechler

The Source Of Israel’s Security

02/21/2012

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].

Shlomo Riskin
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