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 study of  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 from the Prophets and … Continue reading

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