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August 2017
Av - Elul 5777

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5 August, 2017 / 13 Av 5777

Va'etchanan | ואתחנן | "I pleaded"
Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11

Portion Summary:
The forty-fifth reading from the Torah and the second reading from the book of Deuteronomy is named Va’etchanan (ואתחנן), which means “and I besought.” The title comes from the first verse of the reading, which says, “I also pleaded (va’etchanan) with the LORD at that time” (Deuteronomy 3:23). The portion completes the historical prologue of the Deuteronomy covenant document and begins a rehearsal of the stipulations. Part of that rehearsal is a repetition of the Ten Commandments and the famous first passage of the Shema: Deuteronomy 6:4–9.
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Haftarah: Isaiah 40:1-26
B'rit Hadashah: Luke 22:13-38

12 August, 2017 / 20 Av 5777

Ekev | עקב | "Consequence"
Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25

Portion Summary:
The forty-sixth reading from the Torah and the third reading from the book of Deuteronomy is named Ekev (עקב), a word from the first verse of the portion. Deuteronomy 7:12 says, “Then it shall come about, because (ekev, עקב) you listen to these judgments and keep and do them, that the LORD your God will keep with you His covenant and His lovingkindness which He swore to your forefathers.” Usually the word ekev means “heel.” In fact, this word shares the same three-letter root as the name Jacob (Yaakov, יעקב), whose name actually means “heel.” He was born holding on to Esau’s heel. However, in Deuteronomy 7:12, the word ekev means “on the heels of” or “because of.” This portion of Deuteronomy speaks of the rewards that will come to Israel on the heels of keeping God’s covenant and commandments.
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Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3
B'rit Hadashah: John 13:31-15:27

 

19 August, 2017 / 27 Av 5777

Re'eh | ראה | "See"
Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17

Portion Summary:
You shall not hesitate to give, nor murmur when you do give; because you shall know who is the good repayer of the hire. You shall not turn away from him that is in want, but you shall share all things with your brother, and shall not say that they are your own; for if you are partakers in that which is immortal, how much more in things which are mortal? (Didache 4:7-8)
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Haftarah: Isaiah 54:11-55:5
B'rit Hadashah: John 16:1-17:26

26 August, 2017 / 4 Elul 5777

Shoftim | שופטים | "Judges"
Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9

Portion Summary:
Devarim (דברים) is both the title for the last book from the scroll of the Torah and the title of the first Torah portion therein. Devarim means “words.” The English-speaking world calls this book Deuteronomy. The Hebrew title for the book comes from the opening phrase of the book: “These are the words (devarim) which Moses spoke to all Israel across the Jordan in the wilderness” (Deuteronomy 1:1).

As we study the first week’s reading from the book of Exodus, the children of Israel are assembled on the plains of Moab across the Jordan from Jericho.
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Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-52:12
B'rit Hadashah: Matthew 26:47-27:10

* The Torah and Haftarah chapter/verse numberings are taken from the Hebrew Bible (Christian published chapter/verse numberings are indicated within parenthesis)

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