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Friday, 20 August, 19:00-20:30 (zoom)
Kabbalat Shabbat

Torah Weekly Portion
Ki Teitzei
When You Go Out (to Battle)
Deuteronomy 21:10–25:19

Moses reviews a wide variety of laws regarding family, animals, and property. (21:10–22:12)
Various civil and criminal laws are delineated, including those regarding sexual relationships, interaction with non-Israelites, loans, vows, and divorce. (22:13–24:5)
Laws of commerce pertaining to loans, fair wages, and proper weights and measures are given. (24:10–25:16)
The parashah concludes with the commandment to remember for all time the most heinous act committed against the Israelites—Amalek’s killing of the old, weak, and infirm after the Israelites left Egypt. (25:17–19)

Haftarah: Isaiah 54:1-10