This Week in Our Community

Monday, 17 April
Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah
(Shoah and Heroism Remembrance Day – 18 April 2023)

Wednesday, 19 April, 19:00-20:30 (zoom)
Introduction to Judaism Course

Friday, 21 April, 18:30-19:30 (zoom only / uniquement sur zoom)
Kabbalat Shabbat
No Israeli Yom HaAtzmaut Shabbat Dinner  – moved to a later date / Pas de dîner de shabbat Yom HaAtzmaut – il a été reporté

Sunday, 23 April, 10:30-12:30 (synagogue)
Talmud Torah (education for kids)

Torah Weekly Portion
Tazria – M’tzora
תַזְרִיעַ – מְצֹרָע
Bearing Seed / A Leper
Leviticus 12:1-15:33
God describes the rituals of purification for a woman after childbirth. (12:1-8)
God sets forth the methods for diagnosing and treating a variety of skin diseases, including tzara-at (a leprous affection), as well as those for purifying clothing. (13:1-59)
Priestly rituals to cure tzara-at when it afflicts humans are described. (14:1-32)
Rituals to rid dwelling places of tzara-at are presented. (14:33-57)
The parashah denotes male impurities resulting from a penile discharge or seminal emission. (15:1-18)
The parashah concludes with accounts of female impurities caused by a discharge of blood. (15:19-33)

Haftarah: II Kings 7:3-20 [historic: Isaiah 66:1-24]