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Services at YOUR own home this Shabbat!

Friday, 20 March, 2020 - 3:02 pm

This Shabbat, NOT getting together for services is the MITZVAH of the hour. It is the paramount Mitzvah of protecting health and saving lives.

Services Friday Night: after Candle Lighting at 7:14 pm
Services Shabbat Morning: 10:00 am
According to Jewish law, in such a situation we endeavor to all pray at the same time, to join in the "Minyan" spiritually! 

Double Torah Portion:  Vayekhel & Pekudei
These are the last 2 portions in the book of Shemot/Exodus. In it we learn how the Israelites meticulously carried out G-d's instruction to build the Mishkan, the temple in the desert. May we merit to rebuild the Beit Hamikdash together in Jerusalem very soon!

Special Maftir & Haftorah: Hachodesh ('This Month')
The Shabbat before the new month of Nissan we read a special Maftir that speaks of the first commandment to the Jewish People, to sanctify time with a Jewish calendar.

Shabbat Chazak: We declare "Be strong, be strong, and be strengthened!" as we conclude the book of Exodus!

Shabbat Mevorchin: We bless the upcoming new month of Nissan which will begin on Thursday, March 26.


Comments on: Services at YOUR own home this Shabbat!

Dennis Halpin wrote...

My wife and I had a great Shabbos together, just the two of us. Friday night I davened, then my wife lit Shabbos candles, I did kiddush and we had a great meal. Saturday morning, we davened, read the torah portion, the haftorah, benched chodesh, and had a great Shabbos lunch. A very peaceful and nice Shabbos.