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Weekday Morning Prayer
Monday-Friday, 10:00-10:30

Wednesday, 4 November, 19:00-21:00
Introduction to Judaism Course: Torah Stories. Garden of Eden.

Friday, 6 November, 19:00-20:30
Kabbalat Shabbat
(18:30 -19:00 Community Talk)

Torah Weekly Portion
Vayera – I (God) Appeared [to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob] 
Genesis 18:1–22:24

Abraham welcomes three visitors, who announce that Sarah will soon have a son. (18:1-15)
Abraham argues with God about the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. (18:16-33)
Lot’s home is attacked by the people of Sodom. Lot and his two daughters escape as the cities are being destroyed. Lot’s wife is turned into a pillar of salt. (19:1-29)
Lot impregnates his daughters, and they bear children who become the founders of the nations Moab and Ammon. (19:30-38)
Abimelech, king of Gerar, takes Sarah as his wife after Abraham claims that she is his sister. (20:1-18)
Isaac is born, circumcised, and weaned. Hagar and her son, Ishmael, are sent away; an angel saves their lives. (21:1-21)
God tests Abraham, instructing him to sacrifice Isaac on Mount Moriah. (22:1-19)

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