Monthly Archives: September 2016

October 2, 2016 – Gen. 2:4 – 3:21 – Adam, Eve and the Fall

Torah Reading – Gen. 2:4 – 3:21 – Adam and Eve, the Fall Humankind’s fall into bondage to sin, and the promise of a Deliverer through the “seed of the woman.” Psalm 2 Haftorah – Isaiah 51:6-16 Isaiah 40:26 – … Continue reading

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Sept. 25, 2016 – Yom Kippur – Day of Atonement

The binding of Isaac is said to have occurred on Yom Kippur. The fast, which we will observe September 24-25, coincided with the sin offering offered for all Israel and the Kol Nidrei, the absolution of vows. Twin goats were chosen … Continue reading

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September 18, 2016 – Gen. 1:1 – 2:3 – Creation

Torah Reading – Gen. 1:1 – 2:3 – Creation We’re also celebrating Rosh Hashanah! Psalm 1 – Delight in the Torah Haftorah – Isaiah 42:5-13 + 21; Isaiah 44:24 – 45:5, 7; Isaiah 45:18-25; 46:9-10 Isaiah 65:17-25; 66:22 Special: Hosea 14:2-10; … Continue reading

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Triennial Cycle of Torah Readings

We’re starting a regular weekly cycle reading passages from the first five books of the Bible, the Torah, in imitation of how Jesus and the disciples studied the scriptures. The whole process will take three and a half years. Passages … Continue reading

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