Shabbat Bulletin

Parashat Tetzaveh Shabbat Zakhor – February 24

by Lynn Crocker on February 22, 2018

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, February 23rd 5:39 p.m SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Tetzaveh Shabbat Zakhor 9 Adar, 5778 / February 24, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 28:31-29:18 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 508 Maftir: Deuteronomy 25:17-19, page 1135 Haftarah: 1 Samuel 15:2-34, page 1280 (28:31-35) The directions for making the High Priest’s robe. (28:36-39)... Read more »

Parashat Terumah – February 17, 2018

by Lynn Crocker on February 15, 2018

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, February 9, 5:24 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Terumah 2 Adar, 5778 / February 17, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 26:1-30 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 491 Haftarah : 1 Kings 5:26-6:13, page 499 (26:1-14) Detailed instructions regarding the construction of the Mishkan: The cloth covering, the gold clasps, and... Read more »

Parashat Mishpatim – February 10

by Lynn Crocker on February 8, 2018

View Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, February 9, 5:24 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Mishpatim- Shabbat Shekalim 25 Shevat, 5778 / February 10, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 22:4-23:19 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 465 Maftir: Exodus 30:11-16, page 523 Haftarah: 2 Kings 12:1-12:17, page 1276 (22:4-5) Laws of damages. (22:6-14) Laws governing different kinds of... Read more »

Parashat Yitro

by Lynn Crocker on February 1, 2018

View/Print Candle lighting Friday, February 2 ,  5:16 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Yitro 18 Shevat, 5778 / February 3, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 18:1-20:23 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 432 Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6, page 452 (18:1-12) Jethro comes to visit his son-in-law Moses, bringing Zipporah, Moses’ wife and his two sons.  He rejoices... Read more »

Parashat B’shallah Shabbat Shirah

by Lynn Crocker on February 1, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, January 26th, 5:09 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat B’shallah/ Shabbat Shirah 11 Shevat, 5778 / January 27, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 14:15-16:10 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 403 Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:31, page 424 (14:15-18) God tells Moses that He will save Israel; they will cross the sea on dry land.... Read more »

Parashat Bo – January 13

by Lynn Crocker on January 18, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, January 19th,  5:01 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Bo 4 Shevat, 5778/ January 20, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 11:4-12:28 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 379 Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28, page 395 (11:4-10) Moses announces the tenth plague to Pharaoh, and the slaying of all the first-born of Egypt, but God hardens... Read more »

Parashat Va-era January 12, 2018

by Lynn Crocker on January 11, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, January 12th,  4:54 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Va-era 26 Tevet, 5778 / January 13, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 7:8-8:15 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 357 Haftarah: Ezekiel 28:25-29:21, page 369 (7:8-13) Moses and Aaron demonstrate their miraculous sign before Pharaoh: the staff transformed into a serpent. Pharaoh’s magicians duplicate... Read more »

Parashat Shemot

by Lynn Crocker on January 4, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, January 5th,  4:47pm SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Shemot 19 Tevet, 5778 / January 6, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 3:1-4:17 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 326 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23, page 343 (3:1-10) The revelation at the burning bush. Moses is called by God to be a prophet and a leader... Read more »

Parashat Va-y’ḥi December 30th

by Lynn Crocker on December 28, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, December 29th 4:41pm SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Va-y’ḥi 12 Tevet, 5778 / December 30, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 49:1-26 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 298 Haftarah: 1 Kings 2:1-12, page 312 (49:1-26) Jacob’s last words and testament to his sons, not as they are, but as they will be. This... Read more »

Parashat Vayigash – December 23

by Lynn Crocker on December 21, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, December 22nd 4:36pm SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Vayigash 5 Tevet, 5778 / December 23, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 45:28-46:27 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 279 Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-28, page 290 (45:28-46:27) Jacob agrees to go down to Egypt to see Joseph.  Jacob leaves for Egypt with his family. On the... Read more »

Parashat Miketz

by Lynn Crocker on December 14, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, December 15th 4:34pm SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Miketz /Ḥanukkah Day 4 28 Kislev, 5778 / December 16, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 41:53-43:15 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 257 Maftir: Numbers 7:30-35, page 808 Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7, page 1269 (41:53-57) The seven years of plenty pass and the famine begins. (42:1-6)... Read more »

Parashat Va-yeishev

by Lynn Crocker on December 7, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, December 8th 4:32pm SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Va-yeishev 21 Kislev, 5778 / December 9, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 38:1-30 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 233 Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8, page 246 (38:1-30) Events in Judah’s life after the selling of Joseph, particularly the story of Tamar, Judah’s Canaanite daughter-in-law, whom he... Read more »

Parashat Va-yishlaḥ

by Lynn Crocker on November 30, 2017

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, November 24th 4:35pm SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Va-yishlaḥ 14 Kislev, 5778 / December 2, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 34:1-35:15 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 206 Haftarah: Obadiah 1:1-21, page 221(34) The rape of Dinah and her brothers’ revenge. Everett Fox writes about this chapter, “Like other stories in the Yaakov... Read more »

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 »