Jan. 5 - Parshat Va-ayra - pp. 359 - 365
Moses went to see Pharaoh three times early in
the morning to request the freedom of the
Israelites and to announce three upcoming
plagues (7:15, 8:16, and 9:13). Why do we focus
on a nighttime ritual and have Seder at night?
Haftarat Va-ayra – pp. 370 - 373
Check out p. 372 verses 13-14. Why does God
say He will restore Egypt in the same paragraph
as He promises to hand Egypt over to Babylon?
Jan. 12 - Parshat Bo - pp. 387 – 394
Why do we have Seder at night?
Haftarat Bo - pp. 396 – 398
On p. 397 God promises to destroy Egypt by
handing her into the hands of Babylon. On p.398
God promises to safeguard Israel from all
enemies. Why is this Haftarah partnered with this
Jan. 19 - Parshat Beshalach - pp. 406 – 412
This text looks different from other text passages?
What is different? Why does it look strange?
Haftarat Beshalach - pp 427 – 430
How does this Haftarah resemble the Parshah?
What is the connection between the Torah
passage and the prophetic passage?
Jan. 26 - Parshat Yitro – pp. 432 – 450
THE TEN GREAT STATEMENTS! Imagine our
world without the 10 WORDS (in Hebrew called
Aseret Ha-Dibrot!). How exceptional our world is
because of our ancestors! Come to Shul and
make a MInyan in order that we all hear these
Divine words for the very first time!
Haftarat Yitro - pp. 452 – 455
Which passage from the Prophets could possibly
line up with the 10 WORDS? The Prophetic text
would need to be exceptional to be a worthy
partner to the 10 Statements. Check out the
reading and see if you agree with the ancient
sages who selected this prophetic passage.