Shabbat Lech L'cha - October 28 - 8 ChesHvan

Torah Study this Shabbat
Saturday, October 28, 9:15 AM
Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave.

Discussion for this week will look at the background to the call to Abraham. What makes Abraham the kind of person that God would reach out to? What is different about Abraham and Sarah from others in the story so far? 

Discussion text comes from Aviva Gottlieb Zornberg's The Beginning of Desire - Reflections on Genesis, and supporting texts from the Etz Hayim Torah Commentary.

Gottlieb Zornberg - Lech L'cha

Etz Hayim - Lech L'cha Texts

Shabbat No-ach - October 21 - 1 Cheshvan 5778

Torah Study this Shabbat
Saturday, October 21, 9:15 AM
Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave.

Discussion for this week will look at the situation that led to the Flood - what went wrong, and why Noah was the right person for the job of saving humanity from itself. Discussion text comes from Aviva Gottlieb Zornberg's The Beginning of Desire - Reflections on Genesis, and supporting texts from the Etz Hayim Torah Commentary.

Gottlieb Zornberg - No-ach

Etz Hayim - No-ach Texts

Shabbat Yom Kippur - September 30 - 10 Tishrei

Torah Study this Shabbat, Yom Kippur
Saturday, September 2, 2:15 PM
Temple Beth Zion, 805 Delaware Ave.

This week we come together between the end of our Yom Kippur Morning Worship, and the beginning of Yom Kippur Afternoon and Evening Worship. We will discuss implications for personal and communal reconciliation from the text of the Holiness Code, from Leviticus, Chapter 19, which we read during Yom Kippur Afternoon's Torah Service.

Torah of Reconciliation - K'doshim