Parasha for the Week: Terumah: Exodus 25:1 – 27:19
Haftarah for the Week: 1 Kings 5:12 - 6:13
Apostolic Writings: Revelation 15

Overview:
G-d commands Moshe to build a Mishkan (Sanctuary) and supplies him with detailed instructions. The Children of Israel are asked to contribute precious metals and stones, fabrics, skins, oil and spices.
Description of  the Mishkan
1. in the Mishkan’s outer courtyard are an altar for the burnt offerings and a laver for washing.
2. The Tent of Meeting is divided by a curtain into two chambers.

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Parasha for the Week: Mishpatim: Exodus 21:1 – 24:18
Haftarah for the Week: Jeremiah 33:25 –34:22
Apostolic Writings: Matthew 6:1 - 6

Overview
Israel receive a series of laws concerning social justice. Topics include:
- Proper treatment of Jewish servants.
- A husband's obligations to his wife.
- Penalties for hitting people and for cursing parents, judges and leaders.
- Financial responsibilities for damaging people or their property, either by oneself or by one's animate or inanimate property, or by pitfalls that one created;

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Parasha for the Week: Yitro: Exodus 18:1 – 20:23
Haftarah for the Week: Isaiah 6:1 –7:6; 9:5 - 6
Apostolic Writings: Romans 8:9  10

OVERVIEW:
Hearing of the miracles G-d performed for Bnei Yisrael, Moshe’s father-in-law Yitro arrives with Moshe’s wife and sons, reuniting the family in the wilderness.
Yitro is so impressed by Moshe’s detailing of the Exodus from Egypt that he converts to the G-d of Israel.

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Parasha for the Week: Beshalach: Exodus 13:17 – 17:16
Haftarah for the Week: Judges 4:4 – 5:31
Besorat Yeshua: Mark 14:45 - 59

Overview

Pharaoh finally sends Bnei Yisrael out of Egypt. Pillars of cloud and fire, leads them toward Eretz Yisrael on a circuitous route, avoiding the Pelishtim (Philistines). Pharaoh regrets the loss of so many slaves and chases the Jews with his army. The Jews are very afraid as the Egyptians draw close, but G-d protects them. Moshe raises his staff and G-d splits the sea, enabling the Jews to cross safely. Pharaoh, his heart hardened, commands his army to pursue, whereupon the waters crash down upon the Egyptian army.

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Parasha for the Week: Bo: Exodus 10:1 - 13:16
Haftarah for the Week: Jeremiah 46:13 - 28
Besorat Yeshua: Mark 14:32 - 44

Overview

G-d tells Moshe that He is hardening Pharaoh’s heart so that through miraculous plagues the world will know for all time that He is the one true G-d.
Pharaoh is warned about the plague of locusts and is told how severe it will be. Pharaoh agrees to release only the men, but Moshe insists that everyone must go. During the plague, Pharaoh calls for Moshe and Aharon to remove the locusts, and he admits he has sinned.

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Parasha for the Week: Va'era: Exodus 6:2 - 9:35
Haftarah for the Week: Ezekiel 28:25 - 29:21
Apostolic Writings: Revelation 16

Overview:
G-d tells Moshe to inform the people of Israel that He is going to take them out of Egypt. However, they do not listen.
G-d commands Moshe to go to Pharaoh and ask him to free his people.
Although Aharon shows Pharaoh a sign by turning a staff into a snake, Pharaoh’s magi-cians copy the sign, emboldening Pharaoh to refuse the request.

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Parasha for the Week: Shemot: Exodus 1:1 – 50:26
Haftarah for the Week: Isaiah 27:6 – 29:23 (Ashkenazim
Haftarah for the Week: Jeremiah 1:1 – 2:3 – (Sephardim)
Besorat Yeshua: Matthew 8:10

Overview:
The Book of Shemot (Exodus) chronicles the creation of the nation of Israel from the descendants of Yaakov.
At the beginning of this week’s Parasha, Pharaoh, fearing the population explosion of Israel, enslaves them. However, when their birthrate increases, he orders Israel’s midwives to kill all newborn males.
Yocheved gives birth to Moshe and hides him in the reeds by the Nile.

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