Parashat Vayigash / פרשת ויגש

This weeks read in the Diaspora on 27 December 2014. Parashat Vayigash is the 11th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Portion (parasha) for this week:

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Portion (parasha) for this week:

Vayigashויגש | “He Drew Near”
TorahGenesis 44:18 – 47:27

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Prophets: Ezekiel 37:15-28

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Brit Hadasha: Luke 6:9-16 ; John 5:1-47; Acts 7:13-15; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12

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(click on a selected reading to be taken directly to it)

“Torah Portions” are a systematic teaching schedule that includes a portion of scripture from the Torah, Prophets, and Brit Hadasha each week.  This schedule is known all over the world, and serves as a great way to facilitate discussion and learning with others in the Body of the Messiah.

have a blessed week – יש לי שבוע מבורך
Bob Jackson – בוב ג’קסון

 

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Rosh Chodesh Tevet / ראש חודש טבת

Beginning of new Hebrew month of Tevet. Tevet is the 10th month of the Hebrew year. Corresponds to December or January on the Gregorian calendar.

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Ezekiel 46:3New International Version (NIV)

On the Sabbaths and New Moons the people of the land are to worship in the presence of the Lord at the entrance of that gateway.

The New Moon has nothing to do with pagan worship, it has everything to do with what is required by the Torah.

 

 

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Hanukkah (Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה, usually spelled חנוכה pronounced [χanuˈka] in Modern Hebrew, also romanized as Chanukah or Chanuka), also known as the Festival of Lights, is an eight-day Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple (the Second Temple) in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt of the 2nd century BCE. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, starting on the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar, which may occur at any time from late November to late December in the Gregorian calendar.

 

ברכה לכל

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Parashat Miketz / פרשת מקץ

Next read in the Diaspora on 20 December 2014. Parashat Miketz is the 10th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

 

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Miketzמקץ | “From the End”
TorahGenesis 41:1 – 44:17

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Prophets: Zechariah 3:1 – 4:7; Isaiah 61:1-3; 1 Kings 3:15 – 4:1

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Brit Hadasha: Luke 4:16-30; Acts 7:11-12; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

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(click on a selected reading to be taken directly to it)

“Torah Portions” are a systematic teaching schedule that includes a portion of scripture from the Torah, Prophets, and Brit Hadasha each week.  This schedule is known all over the world, and serves as a great way to facilitate discussion and learning with others in the Body of the Messiah.

 

Shabbat Shalom and happy Hanukkah – שבת שלום וחג חנוכה שמחה

Bob Jackson – בוב ג’קסון

 

 

Parashat Vayeshev / פרשת וישב

This weeks read in the Diaspora on 13 December 2014. Parashat Vayeshev is the 9th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

 

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Vayeshevוישב | “He Settled”
TorahGenesis 37:1 – 40:23

 

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Prophets: Amos 2:6 – 3:8

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Brit Hadasha: John 2:13 – 4:42, 7:37-39; Acts 7:9-10

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(click on a selected reading to be taken directly to it)

“Torah Portions” are a systematic teaching schedule that includes a portion of scripture from the Torah, Prophets, and Brit Hadasha each week.  This schedule is known all over the world, and serves as a great way to facilitate discussion and learning with others in the Body of the Messiah.

Have a blessed Shabbat – יש לי שבת מבורכת

Bob Jackson – בוב ג’קסון

Parashat Vayishlach / פרשת וישלח

This read in the Diaspora on 06 December 2014. Parashat Vayishlach is the 8th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Vayishlachוישלח | “He Sent”

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TorahGenesis 32:3 – 36:43

 

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Prophets: Obadiah 1:1-21

 

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Brit Hadasha: John 1:19 – 2:12 ; Acts 3:18-261 Corinthians 5:1-13; Joel 2:30-32Titus 2:1-15; 1 John 3:4-10; Revelation 7:1-12
(click on a selected reading to be taken directly to it)

“Torah Portions” are a systematic teaching schedule that includes a portion of scripture from the Torah, Prophets, and Brit Hadasha each week.  This schedule is known all over the world, and serves as a great way to facilitate discussion and learning with others in the Body of the Messiah.

 

Have a good week – יש לי שבוע טוב

Shabbat Shalom – שבת שלום

Bob Jackson – בוב ג’קסון