This Week in Our Community

Monday-Friday, 10:00-10:30
Weekday Morning Prayer
(NOT on Monday 1 February)

Wednesday, 3 February, 19:00-20:00 (zoom)
Discussion with Bradley Caro Cook Ed.D. the author of ‘Choosing Judaism: 36 stories’

Friday, 5 February, 18:30-20:30 (zoom)
Community Talk: 18:30-19:00
Kabbalat Shabbat: 19:00-20:30
Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Adar

Torah Weekly Portion
Yitro – Jethro
Exodus 18:1–20:23

Yitro brings his daughter Zipporah and her two sons, Gershom and Eliezer, to his son-in-law Moses. (18:1-12)
Moses follows Yitro’s advice and appoints judges to help him lead the people. (18:13-27)
The Children of Israel camp in front of Mount Sinai. Upon hearing the covenant, the Israelites respond, “All that God has spoken we will do.” (19:1-8)
After three days of preparation, the Israelites encounter God at Mount Sinai. (19:9-25)
God gives the Ten Commandments aloud directly to the people. (20:1-14)
Frightened, the Children of Israel ask Moses to serve as an intermediary between God and them. Moses tells the people not to be afraid. (20:15-18)

Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6 or Isaiah 43:1-12 or Psalm 19 or Nehemiah 8:1-12