This Week in Our Community

Wednesday, 7 December, 19:00-20:30 (Zoom)
Introduction to Judaism Course: ‘The origins of the Jewish People’

Friday, 9 December, 19:00-20:30
Kabbalat Shabbat
Human Rights Shabbat

Saturday, 10 December, 16:00-18:00
Journée Portes Ouvertes des lieux de culte eschois
Rabbi’s lecture: Judentum in Luxemburg / Judaism in Luxembourg

Sunday, 11 December, 10:30-12:30
Talmud Torah (education for kids)

Sunday, 11 December, 16:00-18:00
Journée Portes Ouvertes des lieux de culte eschois
Lecture by Claude Marx: La Filière d’évasion des Juifs du Luxembourg vers le Portugal (1940)

Torah Weekly Portion Vayishlach
[Jacob] Sent
Genesis 32:4−36:43
Jacob prepares to meet Esau. He wrestles with a “man,” who changes Jacob’s name to Israel. (32:4-33)
Jacob and Esau meet and part peacefully, each going his separate way. (33:1-17)
Dinah is raped by Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, who was chief of the country. Jacob’s sons Simeon and Levi take revenge by murdering all the males of Shechem, and Jacob’s other sons join them in plundering the city. (34:1-31)
Rachel dies giving birth to Benjamin and is buried in Ephrah, which is present-day Bethlehem. (35:16-21)
Isaac dies and is buried in Hebron. Jacob’s and Esau’s progeny are listed. (35:22-36:43)

Haftarah: Hosea 11:7-12:12 [historic: Obadiah 1:1-21]