Parashat Lekh-L’kha

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Parashat Lekh-L’kha

14 Ḥeshvan, 5775 / November 1, 2014
Triennial Cycle Year II: Genesis 14:1-15:21
Ḥumash Etz Ḥayim, page 77
Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27-41:16, page 94

  1. (14) Five Canaanite kings rebel against the King of Elam. A coalition of four eastern kings moves to punish the rebels. In the battles between the two factions, Lot, Abram’s nephew, is captured. Abram arms his followers in order to rescue his nephew.
  2. (15) God makes a covenant with Abram renewing the promise of progeny and land. During the covenant ceremony, God tells Abram that his descendants will be exiled, but will be redeemed and return to the land. God gives the boundaries of the Promised Land and lists its peoples.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Balk Family Memorial Scholarship

Daytime Adult Hebrew Classes

Shmittah: Are You In?

Blanket and Coat Drive – Now through December 9th

Embrace a Family – Look for Dreidel board beginning November 13th

JFS SV Food Drive

Mitzvah a Month

Minyan – Sunday 9:30 am & Monday – Thursday 7:00 p.m.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, October 31: Friday Morning Talmud Study Led by Reuben Levy – 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Friday, October 31: Judaism and Spiritual Ethics – 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, November 1: Hot Topics in Halakhah – approx 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 2: JET at SVJFF Teen Screen – 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 4: Lean in Circle – Now on the first Tuesday of the month

Tuesday, November 4: Painting the Soul – Making Visible our Experience of God – 7:15 – 10:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 4: Introduction to Judaism – 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Friday, November 7: Shabbat Mishpaha Experience – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 8: InterfaithFamily Shabbat – 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 8: 2010 – 2014 Bar/Bat Mitzvah Reunion Shabbat – Noon – 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 8: Book Discussion Group – After lunch, approx 1:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 9: Help Serve Meals to the Homeless – 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 15: CBD Jewish Artists Group – 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 18: Conversations in Jewish Learning – The State of Global Anti-Semitism – 7:30- 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 22: The Mitzvah of Being a Surrogate Mother – 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 23: Family Wealth Strategies – 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 27: Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration – 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

COMMUNITY

Tuesday, November 11: A Practical Approach for Creating the Most Effective Culture for High Growth Companies – 6:30 p.m.

JFSSV HomeCare Services: Jewish Family Services now offers a range of non-medical care for older or disabled adults and children in Santa Clara County. More information

Shabbos Project