Join us on Shabbat morning at 9:30am for Shabbat morning services led by Rabbi Jarah Greenfield.
This week we’re reading parashat Vayeshev. If you’d like to read some commentaries on this week’s Torah portion, here are a few:
- 2005: The strange soap opera of Vayeshev
- Vayeshev and couture
- 2006: In dreams begin responsibility
- 2008: In the dark [Torah poem]
- 2012: For a reason [Torah poem]
- 2012: Drawing (on) our dreams [Torah poem]
- 2013: On Joseph and solitary confinement [Torah poem, written for T’ruah’s Human Rights Shabbat] [pdf]
- 2013: The other story in this week’s Torah portion: Judah and Tamar
- 2014: Joseph, falling with style
And here are commentaries from the URJ: Vayeshev at the URJ.
Many thanks to our shamashim, the members who host our Shabbat services each week. If you would like to join that group, please contact the office.
This coming weekend, when we make havdalah to bring Shabbat to its close we will usher in the first candle of Chanukah! If you’d like some explanatory or inspirational reading for the Chanukah season, here are a few pieces:
- Mai Chanukah? / What is Chanukah? (Velveteen Rabbi, 2008)
- Rededication (a poem for Chanukah, Velveteen Rabbi, 2012)
- Becoming the Light (by Rabbi David Evan Markus, 2015)
Blessings to all,