Shabbat Bulletin

Parashat Va-yetzei

by Lynn Crocker on November 22, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, November 24th 4:35pm SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Va-yetzei 7 Kislev, 5778 / November 25, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 30:14-31:16 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 176 Haftarah: Hosea 12:13-14:10, page 188 (30:14-21) Leah and Rachel quarrel over some mandrake roots, believed to cure barrenness. Leah has two more sons: Issachar and... Read more »

Parashat Toldot

by Lynn Crocker on November 16, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, November 17th 4:39pm SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Toldot 29 Ḥeshvan, 5778 / November 18, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 26:23-27:27 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 152 Haftarat Maḥar Ḥodesh: 1 Samuel 20:18-42, page 1215 (26:23-33) Abimelech makes a peace treaty with Isaac, seeing Isaac’s prosperity as a sign of God’s blessing.... Read more »

Parashat Ḥayyei Sarah – November 11

by Lynn Crocker on November 9, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, November 10th, 4:44 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Ḥayyei Sarah 22 Ḥeshvan, 5778 / November 11, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 24:10-52 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 132 Haftarah: I Kings 1:1-31, page 143 (24:10-28) Eliezer, Abraham’s servant, has been sent to Haran to find a wife for Isaac.  He arrives... Read more »

Parashat Vayeira – November 4, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on November 2, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, November 3rd, 5:51 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Vayeira 15 Ḥeshvan, 5778 / November 4, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 19:1-20:18 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 104 Haftarah: 2 Kings 4:1-37, page 123 (19:1-29) The angels warn Abraham’s nephew Lot to flee Sodom with his family. His wife disobeys the order... Read more »

Parashat Lekh-L’kha October 28, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on October 26, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, October 27, 5:59 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Lekh-L’kha 8 Ḥeshvan, 5778 / October 28, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 14:1-15:21 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 77 Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27-41:16, page 94 (14) Five Canaanite kings rebel against the King of Elam. A coalition of four eastern kings moves to punish... Read more »

Parashat Noaḥ / Rosh Ḥodesh

by Lynn Crocker on October 19, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, October 20, 6:07 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Noaḥ / Rosh Ḥodesh 1 Ḥeshvan, 5778 / October 21, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 8:15-10:32 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 48 Maftir, Numbers 28:9-15, page 930 Haftarah: Isaiah 66, 1-24; repeat verse 23, page 1220 (8:15-22) Noah leaves the ark and offers... Read more »

Parshat B’reishit

by Lynn Crocker on October 11, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, October 13, 6:17 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parshat B’reishit 24 Tishrei, 5778/October 14, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 2:4-4:26 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 12 Haftarah: Isaiah 42:5-43:10, page 36 (2:4-25) Another version of Creation. Adam and Eve are placed in the Garden of Eden “to till it and to tend... Read more »

Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot

by Lynn Crocker on October 4, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, October 6, 6:27 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed Sukkot 17 Tishrei, 5778 / October 7, 2017 Exodus 33:12-34:26 Humash Etz Hayim, page 538 Maftir: Numbers 29:17-22, page 935 Haftarah: Ezekiel 38:18-39:16, page 1259 (33:12-23) Moses intercedes on behalf of the people after the sin of the Golden Calf. He... Read more »

Yom Kippur

by Lynn Crocker on September 28, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, September 29th, 6:37 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Yom Kippur 10 Tishrei, 5778/September 30, 2017   ANNOUNCEMENTS All High Holy Day Programs, Service and Important Information Project Isaiah Food Drive  REMINDER: Please refrain from using cell phones, cameras and other electronic devices on Shabbat. High Holy Days Events Requiring RSVPs Friday, October... Read more »

Shabbat Shuvah

by Lynn Crocker on September 19, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, September 22nd 6:48 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Ha’azinu / Shabbat Shuvah 3 Tishrei, 5778 / September 23, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Deuteronomy 32:1-52 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayyim, page 1185 Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10; Joel 2:15-27, page 1234 We follow the custom of adding the verses from Joel to the central... Read more »

Parashat Nitzavim-Vayeilekh

by Lynn Crocker on September 14, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, September 15th 6:59 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Nitzavim-Vayeilekh 25 Elul, 5777/September 16, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Deuteronomy 29:9-30:14 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page page 1165 Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9, page 1180 (30:1-10) After they return in complete repentance, God will have mercy upon His people, and the dispersed of Israel... Read more »

Parashat Ki Tavo – September 9th

by Lynn Crocker on September 7, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, September 8th 7:09 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Ki Tavo 18 Elul, 5777/September 9, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Deuteronomy 26:1-27:10 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 1140 Haftarah: Isaiah 60:1-22, page 1160 (26:1-11) The bringing of the first fruits, the Bikkurim, to the priests in the Temple. (26:12-15) The declaration that... Read more »

Parashat Ki Teitzei – September 2

by Lynn Crocker on August 31, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, September 2nd 7:20 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Ki Teitzei 11 Elul, 5777/September 2, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Deuteronomy 21:10-23:7 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 1112 Haftarah: Isaiah 54:1-10, page 1138 (21:10-21) Family laws. (21:22-23) Treatment of the body of an executed criminal. (22:1-12) Miscellaneous domestic laws. (22:13-23:7) Laws of... Read more »

Parashat Shof’tim

by Lynn Crocker on August 24, 2017

View Printed Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, August 25th 7:30 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Shof’tim 4 Elul, 5777/August 26, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Deuteronomy 16:18-18:5 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 1088 Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-52:12, page 1107 (16:18-21) The commandment to appoint judges and officers to keep order, and a warning against setting up a pillar for... Read more »

Parashat R’eih

by Lynn Crocker on August 17, 2017

View Printed Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, August 18th 7:39 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat R’eih 27 Av, 5777/August 19, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Deuteronomy 11:26-12:28 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 1061 Haftarah: Isaiah 54:11-55:5, page 1085 (11:26-32) The Israelites are given a choice: See, this day I set before you blessing and curse, and are warned... Read more »

Parashat Eikev August 12, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on August 10, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, August 11th 7:48 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Eikev 20 Av, 5777/August 12, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Deuteronomy 7:12-9:3 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 1037 Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3, page 1055 7:12-16) The rewards for following the commandments. 7:17-24) A word of encouragement: don’t be afraid of the Canaanites. God will... Read more »

Parashat Va-etḥanan – August 5, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on August 3, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, August 4th 7:55 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Va-etḥanan / Shabbat Naḥamu 13 Av, 5777/August 5, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Deuteronomy 3:23-5:18 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 1005 Haftarah: Isaiah 40:1-26, page 1033 (3:23-29) Moses pleads with God to enter the Promised Land. (4:1-24) An admonition to follow God’s laws... Read more »

Parashat Devarim – July 29, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on July 27, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, July 28th, 8:02 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Devarim/ Shabbat Ḥazon 6 Av, 5777/July 29, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Deuteronomy 1:1-2:1 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 981 Haftarah: Isaiah 1:1-27, page 1000 (1:1-8) A short introduction to Moses’ words of warning spoken in various places during his last days.  He... Read more »

Parashat Mattot-Mas’ei July 22, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on July 20, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, July 21st, 8:07 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Mattot-Mas’ei 28 Tammuz, 5777/July 22, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Numbers 30:2-31:54 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 941 Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28; 3:4; page 972 (30:2-17) Laws concerning vows made by women. (31:1-54) The war against Midian, including the distribution of spoils. ANNOUNCEMENTS CBD... Read more »

Parashat Pinḥas – July 15, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on July 13, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, July 14th, 8:11 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Pinḥas 21 Tammuz, 5777/July 15, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Numbers 25:10 – 26:51 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 918 Haftarah: 1 Kings 18:46 – 19:21; page 938 (25:10-15) Pinhas is rewarded for his quick action, killing an Israelite who was consorting with... Read more »

Parashat Ḥukkat July 1, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on June 29, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, July 7th, 8:14 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Balak 14 Tamuz, 5777/July 8, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Numbers 22:2-38 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 894 Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8, page 914 (22:2-7) Balak, King of Moab, invites Balaam, who has the power to bless and curse, to help him by cursing... Read more »

Parashat Koraḥ – Rosh Ḥodesh – June 24, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on June 22, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, June 23rd, 8:14 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Koraḥ – Rosh Ḥodesh 30 Sivan 5777/June 24, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Numbers 16:1-17:15 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 860 Maftir: Numbers 28:9-15; page 930 Haftarah: Isaiah 66:1-24; Repeat Verse 23, page 1220 (16:1-15) Koraḥ and his faction rebel. Moses sends for... Read more »

Parshat Shelaḥ Leḥa June 16, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on June 15, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, June 16th, 8:12 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am   Parshat Shelaḥ Leḥa 23 Sivan, 5777/June 17, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Numbers 13:1-14:7 Etz Ḥayim Ḥumash, page 840 Haftarah: Joshua 2:1-24, page 856 (13:1-25) Moses sends 12 spies to scout the land of Canaan. After 40 days, the spies return bringing spectacular... Read more »

Parashat Beha’alotekha – June 10, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on June 8, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday , June 9th, 8:09 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Beha’alotekha 16 Sivan, 5777/June 10, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Numbers 8:1-9:14 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 816 Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7, page 836 (8:1-4) The commandment to Aaron the High Priest to light the menorah in the Tabernacle. (8:5-22) The purification of... Read more »

Parashat Naso – June 3, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on May 30, 2017

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, June 2, 8:05 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Naso 9 Sivan, 5777 / June 3, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Numbers 4:21-5:10 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 791 Haftarah: Judges 13:2-25, page 813 (4:21-49) The continuation of the census of the Levites begun in Parshat Bemidbar, and their responsibilities in serving... Read more »