Looking forward to Shabbat Bereshit!

Shavua tov — a (belated) good new week to you!

Please join us on Saturday at 9:30am for Shabbat morning services. This week we’re reading from parashat Bereshit — the very first portion in the Torah!

If you’d like to read some commentaries on this week’s Torah portion, here are a few:

Over at Builders Blog (a project of Bayit: Your Jewish Home, which counts both me and CBI Board member Steven Green among its founders) there’s a new weekly series of parshanut (Torah commentary) posts that just launched. Each week a different builder will explore the Torah portion through the lens of building a renewed Judaism. Here’s the first post in that series, by Rabbi David Markus (with fabulous sketchnotes by Steve Silbert):

And here are commentaries from the URJ:

Hope to see you soon at CBI!

Blessings,

Rabbi Rachel

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