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Haftarah for Nitzavim

This week’s parasha is Nitzavim, “You are standing,” Deuteronomy 29.9 – 30.20.[i] The passage begins with Adonai renewing the covenant with all of Israel before they enter into the Land of Promise. 827 more words

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Changing perspective, in God's time

Sometimes, a miracle is just a change in perspective. In our darkest moments, we may struggle to stay optimistic, but then suddenly, we get a glimmer of hope; we feel that “this, too, shall pass,” or “better days are ahead.” Just the difference in mindset can transform even the most difficult life challenges into powerful spiritual lessons or, at least, more manageable experiences. 490 more words

Haftarah for Ki Tavo

This week’s Haftarah, the sixth of the “Haftarot of Consolation” is found in Isaiah 60.1-22,[i] which begins, “(You, Israel) Arise, shine, because your light has come!” But it is not Israel who is generating the light, but it is the light of the LORD Himself, “But… 996 more words

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Haftarah for Ki Teitzei

This week’s Torah portion is Ki Teitzei, Deuteronomy 21:10 – 25:19.[i] This passage covers a whole variety of issues dealing with social justice and concerns, marital and family relationships, and much more. 760 more words

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Haftarah for Ki Teitzei—Isaiah: Owners and Redeemers

Every week of the year has its own Torah portion (a reading from the first five books of the Bible) and its own haftarah (an accompanying reading from the books of the prophets). 1,155 more words
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Haftarah for Shoftim

The Torah portion this week is Shoftim, Deuteronomy 16:18 – 21:9.[i] While there are quite a few nuggets in this reading, I would like to make note of only one. 878 more words

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Haftarah for Shoftim—Isaiah: A New Name

Every week of the year has its own Torah portion (a reading from the first five books of the Bible) and its own haftarah (an accompanying reading from the books of the prophets). 1,256 more words
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