Parshat Behar-Bechukotai – May 8, 2021 – 26 Iyyar 5781

41st day of the Omer Parshat Behar–Bechukotai Stone Chumash, p. 696 135 verses Haftorah: Jeremiah XVI V.19, Stone Chumash, pg. 1179 “Hashem Uzi UmaUzi” Pirkei Avot – Chapter 5 Important Shabbat Times Candle lighting:   7:37p Vasikin (Sunrise) 6:04:56a Latest Shma:      9:32a Earliest Mincha   1:35p Havdalah:            8:37p… Continue reading Parshat Behar-Bechukotai – May 8, 2021 – 26 Iyyar 5781

Pesach Greetings

Beloved Congregation of Kol BeRamah, It gives me great pleasure to wish you all a Chag Kasher V’Sameach, a very Happy and Kosher Passover to all of you, and your families!  It is worth noting that Passover is the only holiday of the year in which we offer salutations of “Kosher” as well as “Happy”… Continue reading Pesach Greetings

Parshat Ki Tisa – March 6, 2021 – 22 Adar 5781

Parshat Ki Tisa Stone Chumash, p. 484 Number of verses: 139 Parshat Parah* Maftir: Stone Chumash, p. 838  Haftorah: Ezekiel 36, Stone Chumash, p. 1216 * This is the third of four Shabbatot in which we have additional Torah readings in preparation for Passover. In ancient times, this reading would remind the public that it… Continue reading Parshat Ki Tisa – March 6, 2021 – 22 Adar 5781

Parshat Mishpatim – February 13, 2021 – 1 Adar 5781

Parshat Yisro Shemot/Exodus 21:1-24:18 Stone Chumash, p. 416 Number of verses: 118 Haftora: p. 1212 “Vayichrot Yehoyada” Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Adar Molad Adar: Friday morning 17 min. and 4 Chalakim after 6am Rosh Chodesh Adar: February 12-13 –  Friday & Shabbat Rosh Chodesh Torah Reading: Bamidbar 28:9 – 15 Shabbat Shkalim Shkalim Reading: Stone Chumash,… Continue reading Parshat Mishpatim – February 13, 2021 – 1 Adar 5781

Parshat Lech Lecha – October 31, 2020 – 13 Cheshvan, 5781

Parshat Lech Lecha Stone Chumash, p. 54 (126 psukim) Haftorah:  Isaiah Ch. 40 “Lomo Tomar” – Stone Chumash, p. 1133 Important Shabbat Times Candle lighting: 5:51pm Sunrise: 7:25am Latest Shma AM: 10:06am Latest Amidah: 11:00am Earliest Mincha: 1:14pm Havdalah: 6:47pm Zoom Community Havdalah: 7:05pm Thoughts on the Parsha Go thee from thy land and from… Continue reading Parshat Lech Lecha – October 31, 2020 – 13 Cheshvan, 5781

Parshat Noach – October 24, 2020 – 6 Cheshvan, 5781

Parshat Noach  Stone Chumash, p. 30, 153 Psukim  Haftorah: Isaiah Ch. 54/55 “Roni Akara,” Stone Chumash, p. 1131 Important Shabbat Times Candle lighting: 5:59p Sunrise: 7:19a Latest Shma AM: 10:03a Latest Shacharit: 10:58a Earliest Mincha: 1:15pHavdalah: 6:55p Zoom Havdalah: 7:10p Thoughts on the Parsha “And the flood submerged the entire earth.” Sometimes it is necessary to… Continue reading Parshat Noach – October 24, 2020 – 6 Cheshvan, 5781

Parshat Bereishit – October 17, 2020 – 29 Tishrei 5781

Shabbat Mevarchim Cheshvan/Parshat Bereishit Stone Chumash – p. 2 (146 psukim/verses) Haftorah: Isaiah Ch. 42 “Koh amar HaKel” Important Shabbat Times Candle lighting:      6:08 Latest Shma AM: 10:56 Earliest Mincha:   1:16 Havdalah: 7:02 Communal Zoom Havdalah, 7:25pm Blessing of the New Moon of Marcheshvan Rosh Chodesh Marcheshvan: Sunday, Oct. 18, and Monday,… Continue reading Parshat Bereishit – October 17, 2020 – 29 Tishrei 5781

Shabbat Shuva – Parshat Haazinu – September 26, 2020 – 8 Tishrei 5781

Shabbat Shuva/Parshat Ha’azinu Stone Chumash, p. 1100  (52 Psukim) Haftorah: Shuva Yisrael, Stone Chumash p. 1204 Important Shabbat Times Candle lighting, 6:37pm Latest Shma, 9:55am Latest Amida, 10:54am Earliest Mincha, 1:24pm Havdalah, 7:31pm Communal Zoom Havdalah, 7:50pm Parshat Ha’azinu– the penultimate parasha of the entire Torah is unique among all the rest, in that it… Continue reading Shabbat Shuva – Parshat Haazinu – September 26, 2020 – 8 Tishrei 5781