Shabbat Bulletin

Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei – March 25, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on March 23, 2017

View Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei – March 25, 2017 Candle lighting Friday, March 24th 7:05 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei / Shabbat HaḤodesh 27 Adar I, 5777/March 25, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Exodus 35:1-36:19 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 552 Maftir: Exodus 12:1-20; page 380 Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:16-46:18; page 1291 (35:1-3) An additional warning about observing the... Read more »

Parashat Ki Tissa – March 18, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on March 16, 2017

View Parashat Ki Tissa – March 18, 2017 Candle lighting Friday, March 17th 6:59 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Ki Tissa – Shabbat Parah 20 Adar I, 5777/March 18, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Exodus 30:11-31:17 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 523 Maftir: Numbers 19:1-22, page 880 Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:16-38, page 1287 (30:11-16) The contribution of the... Read more »

Parashat T’tzaveh – March 11, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on March 9, 2017

View Parashat T’tzaveh – March 11, 2017 Candle lighting Friday, March 10th 5:52 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat T’tzaveh – Shabbat Zakhor 13 Adar, 5777/March 11, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Exodus 27:20-28:30; Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 503 Maftir: Devarim 25:17-19; Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1135 Haftarah: 1 Samuel 15:1-34, page 1281 (27:20-21) Instructions concerning the... Read more »

Parashat T’rumah – March 4, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on March 8, 2017

View Parashat T’rumah – March 4, 2017 Candle lighting Friday, March 3rd 5:46 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat T’rumah 1 Adar I, 5777/March 4, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Exodus 25:1-40 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 485 Haftarah: 1 Kings 5:26-6:13, page 500 (25:1-9) God commands that donations be taken from the Israelites for the building of... Read more »

Parashat Yitro – February 18, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on February 16, 2017

View Parashat Yitro – February 18, 2017 Candle Lighting Friday, February 17th 5:31 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Yitro   22 Shevat, 5777/February 18, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Exodus 18:1-20:23 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 432 Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-13; 7:1-6; 9:5-6, page 451 (18:1-12) Jethro comes to visit his son-in-law Moses, bringing Zipporah, Moses’ wife and his... Read more »

Parashat Beshallaḥ – February 11, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on February 9, 2017

View Parashat Beshallah – February 11, 2017 Candle Lighting Friday, February 10th 5:24 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Beshallaḥ / Tu B’Shevat 15 Shevat, 5777/February 11, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Exodus 13:17-15:26 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 399 Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:31, page 423 (13:17-22) The beginning of the Exodus, and its route through the desert. The... Read more »

Parashat Va-era – Rosh Ḥodesh – January 28, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on January 26, 2017

View Parashat Va-era – January 28, 2017 Candle Lighting Friday, January 27, 2017 5:09 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Va-era – Rosh Ḥodesh 1 Shevat, 5777 /January 28, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Exodus 6:2-7:7 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 351 Maftir Etz Hayim, B’Midbar (Numbers) 28:9-15, pg 930 (6:2-9) God reminds Moses of the Covenant with... Read more »

Parashat Shemot January 21, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on January 19, 2017

View Parashat Shemot – January 21, 2017 Candle Lighting Friday, January 20, 2017 5:01 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Shemot 23 Tevet 5777 / January 21, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Exodus 1:1-2:25 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 317 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13 and 22-23:2-3, page 342 (1:1-7) Prologue and background. (1:8-14) The beginning of the enslavement. (1:15-22)... Read more »

Parashat Vayeḥi January 14, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on January 19, 2017

View Parashat Vayehi – January 14, 2017 Candle Lighting Friday, January 13, 2017 4:54 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Vayeḥi 16 Tevet, 5777/January 14, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 47:28-48:22 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 293 Haftarah,  1 Kings 2:1-12, page 312 (47:28-31) Jacob senses that his death is approaching. He asks Joseph to swear that... Read more »

Parashat Vayigash – January 7, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on January 5, 2017

View Parashat Vayigash – January 7, 2017 Candle Lighting Friday, January 6, 2017 4:47 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Vayigash Tevet 9, 5777 / January 7, 2017 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 44:18-45:27 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 274 Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-28, page 290 (44:18-34) Judah pleads with Joseph to spare Benjamin for the sake of their... Read more »

Parashat Mikketz/Shabbat Hanukkah – December 31, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on December 29, 2016

View Parashat Mikketz – December 31, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, December 30th 4:42 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Mikketz/Shabbat Hanukkah 2 Tevet, 5777 / December 31, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 41:1-52 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 250 Maftir: Numbers 7:48-53, page 808 Haftarah: Zekharia 2:14-4:7, page 1270 (41:1-44) Pharaoh dreams of 7 lean cows devouring... Read more »

Parashat Vayeshev – December 24, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on December 22, 2016

View Parashat Vayeshev – December 24, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, December 23rd 4:37 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Vayeshev 24 Kislev, 5777 /December 24, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 37:1-36 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 226 Haftarah: Amos 2:6-3:8, page 246 (37:1-11) The Joseph story begins. Jacob favored Joseph and gave him a “coat of many... Read more »

Parashat Vayishlaḥ – December 17, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on December 15, 2016

View Parashat Vayishlah – December 17, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, December 16th 4:34 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pmView Parashat Vayishlaḥ December 17, 2016 Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Vayishlaḥ 17 Kislev, 5777 / December 17, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Genesis 32:4-33:20 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 198 Haftarah: Obadiah 1:1-21, page 221 1) (32:4-24) Jacob nervously prepares for his meeting with... Read more »

Parashat Va-yeitzei – December 9, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on December 8, 2016

View Parashat Va-yeitzei December 10, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, December 9th 4:33 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Va-yeitzei 10 Kislev, 5777 / December 10, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Genesis 28:10-30:13 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim,  page 166 Haftarah: Hosea 12:13-14:10, page 188 (28:10-22) Jacob flees Esau to Haran. He dreams of a ladder between heaven and earth... Read more »

Parashat Toldot – December 3, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on December 1, 2016

View Parashat Toldot December 3, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, December 2nd 4:33 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Toldot 3 Kislev, 5777 / December 3, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I:  Genesis 25:19-26:22 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim,  page 146 Haftarah: Malakhi 1:1-2:7, pg 163 (25:19-26) Isaac marries Rebecca. While pregnant, she is told that two nations are in her... Read more »

Parashat Ḥayyei Sarah – November 26, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on November 22, 2016

View Parashat Hayei Sarah November 26, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, November 25th 4:34 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Ḥayyei Sarah 25 Ḥeshvan, 5777/November 26, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 23:1-24:9 Genesis 23:1-24:9, HumashEtzHayim, page 127 Haftarah, I Kings 1:1-31, page 142 (23:1-20) Sarah dies at the age of 127. Abraham, after bargaining with Ephron, acquires... Read more »

Parashat Va-yera – November 19, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on November 17, 2016

View Parashat Va-yera November 19, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, November 18th 4:37 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Va-yera 18 Ḥeshvan, 5777 / November 19, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 18:1-33 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 99 Haftarah: 2 Kings 4:1-37, page 123 (Gen. 18:1-15) Abraham welcomes three wayfarers with full hospitality, not realizing that they are... Read more »

Parashat Lekh L’kha – November 12, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on November 10, 2016

View Parashat Lekh L’kha November 12, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, November 11th 4:43 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Lekh L’kha 11 Ḥeshvan 5777/November 12, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 12:1-13:18 Humash Etz Hayim, page 69 Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27-41:16, page 94 (12:1-9) God speaks to Abram (Abraham’s original name), “Go to the land I will show... Read more »

Parshat Noaḥ – November 5, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on November 3, 2016

View Parashat Noah November 5, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, November 4th 5:49 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parshat Noaḥ 4 Ḥeshvan 5777/November 5, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 6:9-8:14 Humash Etz Hayim, page 41 Haftarah: Isaiah 54:1-55:5, page 65 (6:9-22) The earth’s corruption moves God to tell Noah that He will destroy mankind. God commands Noah... Read more »

Parshat B’reishit – October 29, 2017

by Lynn Crocker on October 27, 2016

View Parashat B’reishit October 29, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, October 28th 5:56 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parshat B’reishit 27 Tishrei, 5777/October 29, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year I: Genesis 1:1-2:3 Humash Etz Hayim, p. 3. Haftarah, Isaiah 42:5-43:10, p. 35 (1:1-2:3) God creates the world in seven days, concluding with the Shabbat. Day 1:1-5: Light Day 2:... Read more »

Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed / Sukkot – October 22, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on October 20, 2016

View Parashat Hol Hamoed October 22, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, October 21st 6:0 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Shabbat Ḥol Hamoed / Sukkot 20 Tishrei, 5777 / October 22, 2016 Exodus 33:12-34:26 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 538 Maftir: Numbers 29:26-31, page 935 Haftarah: Ezekiel 38:18-39:16, page 1260 (33:12-23) Moses intercedes on behalf of the people after the... Read more »

Parshat Ha’azinu – October 15, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on October 13, 2016

View Parashat Ha’azinu October 15, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, October 14th 6:14 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parshat Ha’azinu 13 Tishrei, 5777/October 15, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year III: Deuteronomy 32:1-52 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayyim, page 1185 Haftarah: 2 Samuel 22: 1-51, page 1197 (32:1-3) Invitation to heaven and earth to pay attention as the poet declares God’s (4-18)... Read more »

Parashat Va-yeilekh – October 8, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on October 6, 2016

View Parashat Va-yeilekh October 8, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, October 7th 6:24 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Va-yeilekh/Shabbat Shuvah 6 Tishrei, 5777 / October 8, 2016 Triennial Cycle Year II: Deuteronomy 31:1-30 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1173 Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20, page 1234 (31:1-13) I am 120 years old today.  On the last day of... Read more »

Parashat Nitzavim – October 1, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on September 29, 2016

View Parashat Nitzavim October 1, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, September 30th 6:34 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Nitzavim 28 Elul, 5776 / October 1, 2016 Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 29:9 – 30:20 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1165 Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9, page 1180 (Deut. 31:7-13) I am 120 years old today. On the last day of his... Read more »

Parashat Ki Tavo – September 24, 2016

by Lynn Crocker on September 22, 2016

View Parashat Ki Tavo September 24, 2016 Candle Lighting Friday, September 23rd 6:45 p.m. SERVICES Friday Evening 6:30pm Shabbat Morning 9:30am Parashat Ki Tavo 21 Elul, 5776 /September 24, 2016 Triennial Cycle III: Deut. 27:11-29:8 Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 1146 Haftarah: Isaiah 60:1-22, page 1160 (27:11-26) The covenant ritual at Mt. Gerizim and Mt. Ebal (28:1-14) The blessings for keeping... Read more »