Category Archives: Worship

Weekly Torah Portion: Vayeishev (Genesis 37:1−40:23)

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In this Torah portion, Jacob favors Joseph, and this angers Joseph’s brothers. Joseph has dreams where he predicts reigning over […]

Human Rights & World AIDS Day Shabbat Services

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Join Rabbi Lisa Edwards and Lay Leader Herb Toplan on Friday, December 4 at 8pm, for a commemoration of Human […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4 – 36:43)

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In this Torah portion, God tells Jacob to return home. Worried that his brother Esau will kill him, Jacob separates […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Vayeitze (Genesis 28:10−32:3)

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In this Torah portion, Jacob has a dream with angels going up and down a ladder from earth to heaven. […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)

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In this Torah portion, Rebekah and Isaac have twins, the smooth-skinned Jacob, who Rebekah favors, and the hairy Esau, who […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18)

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In this Torah portion, Sarah dies at the age of 127. Abraham searches for a place to bury her and […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Vayeira (Genesis 18:1 – 22:24)

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In this Torah portion, three guests arrive at Abraham and Sarah’s tent. They inform Abraham that God will give the […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Lech-Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27)

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God makes a covenant with Abram promising to make his ancestors a great nation. God changes his name to Abraham. […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Noach (Genesis 6:9-11:32)

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In this Torah portion, God punishes the wicked in the world by causing a giant flood. God saves Noah and […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Bereishit (Genesis 1:1-6:8)

written on October 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

God creates the world with words. After Adam and Eve eat the forbidden fruit, they are banished from the Garden […]