Sabbath Week

The Unique Prophecy Of Moses

06/01/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 8:05 p.m.
Torah: Num. 8:1­12:16
Haftorah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7
Havdalah: 9:14 p.m.

‘And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite (Midianite) woman he had taken to wife (and divorced)… And they said, ‘Did the Lord speak only to Moses? Did He not also speak to us.’” [Numbers 12:1-2].

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

The Healing Of Social Decay

05/25/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 8 p.m.
Torah: Numbers 4:21-7:89
Haftorah: Judges 13:2-25
Havdalah: 9:08 p.m.

If you were raised in an age of dental pain, you probably still flinch at the word “decay,” a hideous pronouncement of dire things to come.

Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman

A Lesson In Leadership

05/18/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Candles: 7:54 p.m. (Fri.); 9:01 p.m.
(Sat.); 9:02 p.m. (Sun.)
Torah: Num. 1:1-4:20 (Sat.); Exodus 19:1-20:23 (Sun.); Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17 (Mon.); Num. 28:26-31 (Sun. & Mon.)
Haftorah: Hosea 1:1-22 (Sat.); Ezekiel 1:1-28, 3:12 (Sun.); Habakuk 2:20-3:19 (Mon.)
Havdalah: 9:03 p.m. (Mon.)

Fred Ehrman

Restoring The Land And Life’s Balance

05/11/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:48 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 25:1-27:34
Haftorah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14
Havdalah: 8:55 p.m.

When A Kohen Encounters The Dead

05/04/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Candles: 7:33 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 21:1-24:23
Haftorah: Ezekiel 44:15-31
Havdalah: 8:37 p.m.

‘SSay to the kohanim, the sons of Aaron… do not make yourselves impure for the dead of your people” [Vayikra, 21:1].

Freema Gottlieb

Echoes Of The Scapegoat

04/27/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:33 p.m.
Torah: Lev. 16:1-20:27
Haftorah: Amos 9:7-15 (Ashkenaz); Ezekiel 20:2-20
Havdalah: 8:37 p.m.

Ora Horn Prouser

The Feedback Loop

04/20/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Torah: Lev. 12:1-15:31
Haftorah: II Kings 7:3-20
Havdalah: 8:29 p.m

Beth Kissileff

The Night That Changed Everything

A rabbi recalls the little boy he was, saying a tearful goodbye to his favorite TV dinners when his family decided to become more observant.

04/13/2015 - 20:00
Special To The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Shabbat candles: 7:19 p.m.
Torah: Leviticus 9:1-11:47
Haftarah: II Samuel 6:1-7:17
Havdalah: 8:20 p.m.

A year before his bar mitzvah, my older brother, Arnie, confronted our parents about a glaring inconsistency. This conversation would ultimately change my  family forever.

Rabbi Charles Savenor

The Sacred Silence

04/06/2015 - 20:00
Special to The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Candles: 7:10 p.m. (Thu.); 7:11 p.m. (Fri.)
Torah: Ex. 13:17-15:26 (Fri.); Deuteronomy 14:22-16:17 (Sat.);  Numbers 28:19-25 (both)
Haftorah: II Samuel 22:1-51 (Fri.);
Isaiah 10:32-12:6 (Sat.)
Havdalah: 8:13 p.m.

Shlomo Riskin

Opening Doors For The Rebel

03/30/2015 - 20:00
Special to The Jewish Week

Candlelighting, Readings:
Candles: 7:04 p.m. (Fri.); 8:04 p.m. (Sat.)
Torah: Ex. 12:21-51 (Sat.); Lev. 22:26-23:44 (Sun.); Num. 28:16-25 (both)
Haftorah: Joshua 3:5-7; 5:2-6:1; 6:27 (Sat.);
II Kings 23:1-9; 21-25 (Sun.)
Last Chametz: Friday10:51 a.m. (eating);
11:55 a.m. (burning)
Havdalah: 8:06 p.m. (Sun.)

Shlomo Riskin
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