Shabbat Bulletin

Parashat Tazria-Metzora – April 21

by Lynn Crocker on April 19, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Tazria-Metzora 6 Iyar, 5778 / April 21, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Leviticus 13:40-14:32 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 657 Haftarah: 2 Kings 7:3-20 page 676 (13:40-46) Distinguishing baldness caused by tzara’at from the normal kind. (13:47-59) Laws concerning tzara’at of garments. (14:1-20) Instructions... Read more »

Parashat Sh’mini/Maḥar Ḥodesh – April 14

by Lynn Crocker on April 12, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, April 13, 7:24 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Sh’mini/Maḥar Ḥodesh 29 Nisan, 5778 / April 14, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Leviticus 10:12-11:32 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 635 Haftarah: 1 Samuel 20:18-42 – page 1216 (10:12-15) The priests’ permitted portions from the offerings. (10:16-20) Moses finds that Aaron and his sons... Read more »

Shabbat Pesaḥ – Yizkor – April 7

by Lynn Crocker on April 5, 2018

View print bulletin Candle lighting Friday, April 6, 7:17 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Shabbat Pesaḥ – Yizkor 22 Nisan, 5778 April 7, 2018 Deuteronomy 14:22 – 16:17 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1074 Maftir: Numbers 28:19-25, page 932 Haftarah: Isaiah 10:32-12:6, page 1316 (14:22-29) The laws of the second tithe. (15:1-6) The laws of the sabbatical year,... Read more »

Shabbat Pesaḥ – Day 1

by Lynn Crocker on March 29, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, March 30, 7:11 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Shabbat Pesaḥ – Day 1 15 Nisan, 5778/ March 31,  2018 Exodus 12:21 – 12:51, Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 385 Maftir: Numbers 28:16-25, page 931 Haftarah: Joshua 3:5-7; 5:2 – 6:1; 6:27, page 1299 (12:21-28) Moses and Aaron transmit the Passover commandments to the... Read more »

Parashat Tzav – March 24, 2018

by Lynn Crocker on March 22, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, March 23, 7:05 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Tzav Shabbat HaGadol 8 Nisan, 5778 / March 24, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Leviticus 7:11-38 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 617 Haftarah: Malachi 3:4-24, page 1295 (7:11—21) The Sh’lamim: the peace or thanks-offering. There are three kinds: of thanksgiving, in fulfillment of a... Read more »

Parashat Vayikra Rosh Ḥodesh Shabbat Ha-Ḥodesh

by Lynn Crocker on March 15, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, March 16, 6:59 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Vayikra Rosh Ḥodesh Shabbat Ha-Ḥodesh 1 Nisan, 5778 / March 17, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Lev. 3:1-4:26 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 592 Scroll #2: Numbers 28:9-15, page 930 Maftir (Scroll #3): Exodus 12:1-20, page 380 Haftarah Ezekiel 45:16-46:18 (Chapter 3) The laws... Read more »

Parashat Vayakhel – Pekudei Shabbat Parah –

by Lynn Crocker on March 8, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, March 9, 5:52 p.m SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Ki Tissa 23 Adar, 5778 / March 10, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 37:17-39:21 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 560 Maftir: Numbers 19:1-22 Page 880 Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16-38 (37:17-38:8) The construction of the Menorah, the incense altar, the sacrificial altar and the bronze... Read more »

Parashat Ki Tissa

by Lynn Crocker on March 1, 2018

View/Print Bulletin Candle lighting Friday, March 2, 5:45 p.m SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am  Parashat Ki Tissa 16 Adar, 5778 / March 3, 2018 Triennial Cycle Year II: Exodus 31:18 – 33:11 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 529 Haftarah:  1 Kings 18:1-39, page 548 (31:18-32:6) While God is giving Moses the two tablets of the commandments, the Israelites despair... Read more »

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 16, 5:31 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 »