This Week in Our Community

Friday, 28 January, 19:00-20:30
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Kabbalat Shabbat

Sunday, 30 January, 10:30-12:30
Talmud Torah (Anastasia)

Torah Weekly Portion
[These Are the] Rules
Exodus 21:1−24:18
Interpersonal laws ranging from the treatment of slaves to the exhibition of kindness to strangers are listed. (21:1-23:9)
Cultic laws follow, including the commandment to observe the Sabbatical Year, a repetition of the Sabbath injunction, the first mention of the Three Pilgrimage Festivals, rules of sacrificial offerings, and the prohibition against boiling a kid in its mother’s milk. (23:10-19)
The people assent to the covenant. Moses, Aaron, Nadab, Abihu, and seventy elders of Israel ascend the mountain and see God. Moses goes on alone and spends forty days on the mountain. (24:1-18)  


Haftarah: Jeremiah 34:8-22; 33:25-26