Monthly Archives: August 2016

Haftarah for Va’etchanan

This week’s Torah portion, Va’etchanan, Deuteronomy 3.23 – 7.11,[i] begins with Moshe pleading with the LORD to grant him favor and to allow him to enter into the Promised Land. The LORD’s response, in modern Hebrew, was ״די כבר״ or … Continue reading

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Haftarah for D’varim

This week is the last of the three Shabbats leading up to Tisha b’Av. And yes, this Shabbat is Tisha b’Av, but as we do not fast on Shabbat the observance is moved to Motzei Shabbat (the end of Shabbat). … Continue reading

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Haftarah for Massei

This week’s Torah portion, Massei, is from Numbers 33.1 – 36.13[i] and the Haftarah reading is from Jeremiah 2.4 – 28 and 4.1 – 2. The Torah portion summarizes the forty-two stops on the journey from Sinai to the plains … Continue reading

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