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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group (December 2) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group (December 2)
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music with Cantor Arik Luck (December 2) 7:30 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music with Cantor Arik Luck (December 2)
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music with Cantor Arik Luck (December 2)
Soothe Your Soul: A Moment of Music with Cantor Arik Luck. Facebook Live.
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The Book of Life Project (December 3) 4:00 pm
The Book of Life Project (December 3)
Dec 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Book of Life Project (December 3)
Join Rabbis Sydney Mintz, Matthew Gewirtz and Yoshi Zweiback as we gather together coast to coast to write ourselves into our own Book of Life. Rosh Hashanah may be 10 months away, but it is … Continued
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Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group – (M,W,F)
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group (December 4) 11:00 am
Mimi’s Music and Fun Group (December 4)
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Show up with your little ones (birth to 4 years) and spend time with other parents. Join us to celebrate Havdalah on Mondays and as we prepare to welcome Shabbat on Fridays. Enjoy music, stories, puppets, … Continued
One Shabbat Service (12/4/2020) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (12/4/2020)
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat service led by Rabbi Ryan Bauer and Cantor Arik Luck. Click here to watch on our website livestream page. Or click here to participate via Facebook Live, you don't have to join Facebook to participate. … Continued
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Torah Study (with Rabbi Ryan Bauer – 12/5/2020) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Rabbi Ryan Bauer – 12/5/2020)
Dec 5 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Ryan Bauer, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
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Virtual Chanukah Candle Lighting + Mixology (Young Adult) 5:45 pm
Virtual Chanukah Candle Lighting + Mixology (Young Adult)
Dec 11 @ 5:45 pm – 6:00 pm
On the second night of Chanukah (December 11, 5:45pm), join YALC and clergy as we begin our weekend together with a 15-minute Chanukah + Shabbat gathering. Bring your menorahs, candles, wine, challah (or whatever carb … Continued
One Shabbat – Chanukah Service 6:00 pm
One Shabbat – Chanukah Service
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The flames of the Chanukah menorah are a symbol of Jewish identity and continuity. We light the menorah for eight days to remember the miracle of the human spirit, honor the light of rededication and the Maccabees who … Continued
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Torah Study (with Sarah Joselow Parris – 12/12/2020) 9:15 am
Torah Study (with Sarah Joselow Parris – 12/12/2020)
Dec 12 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Torah Study with Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris, followed by Mourner's Kaddish and Healing Prayer. To participate, click here.
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Chanukah: Festival of Tail-Lights 4:30 pm
Chanukah: Festival of Tail-Lights
Dec 15 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 
Chanukah Candle-Lighting at Emanu-El 5:45 pm
Chanukah Candle-Lighting at Emanu-El
Dec 15 @ 5:45 pm – 6:15 pm
As one of the most popular Jewish symbols in existence today, the menorah stands for light, wisdom, and divine inspiration. This holiday season, we are connecting members to our beautiful sacred space for a series of … Continued
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Holiday Cards for Incarcerated Members of LGBTQ+ Community 6:00 pm
Holiday Cards for Incarcerated Members of LGBTQ+ Community
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The holiday season can be a difficult and isolating time for those who are currently incarcerated. In particular, incarcerated LGBTQ+ people often don’t have loved ones on the outside who reach out to them during … Continued
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Book of Life (December 17) 4:00 pm
Book of Life (December 17)
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Book of Life (December 17)
Join Rabbis Sydney Mintz, Matthew Gewirtz and Yoshi Zweiback as we gather together coast to coast to write ourselves into our own Book of Life. Rosh Hashanah may be 10 months away, but it is … Continued
Connecting Cultures Through Chanukah 7:00 pm
Connecting Cultures Through Chanukah
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for the eighth night of Chanukah with a celebration that interweaves culture, community, and storytelling! We are partnering with Inon Tzadok–the visionary behind the Middle Eastern marketplace, Shuk Shuka–to create a virtual global culinary tour … Continued
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One Shabbat Service (12/18/2020) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (12/18/2020)
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat service led by Rabbi Sarah Joselow Parris and Cantor Arik Luck. Click here to watch on our website livestream page. Or click here to participate via Facebook Live, you don't have to join Facebook to … Continued
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Torah on Tap: Chinese Food + Jewish Christmas with Reb Syd 6:00 pm
Torah on Tap: Chinese Food + Jewish Christmas with Reb Syd
Dec 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Young Adults are invited to take an hour during Erev Christmas Eve to be lifted up by Torah learning to get you through to 2021.  Bring your Chinese Food or a bissel Egg Nog as … Continued
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Temple Offices closed
Temple Offices closed
Dec 24 2020 – Jan 3 2021 all-day
 
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One Shabbat Service (12/25/2020) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (12/25/2020)
Dec 25 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat service led by Rabbi Beth Singer and Cantor Marsha Attie. Click here to watch on our website livestream page. Or click here to participate via Facebook Live, you don't have to join Facebook to participate. … Continued
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Torah and Haftarah Readings

Genesis/Bereshit

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Bereshit Gen
1:1- 13
Opening 3 days
of Creation
Gen 3:1-13 Adam, Eve, Apple Isaiah 42:5-12 God recaps creation
Noah Gen 6:11-22 God commands
Noah
Gen 11:1-13 Tower of Babel Isaiah 54:6-10 God alludes to Noah
Lech Lecha Gen 12:1-13 God calls upon
Abraham
Gen 17:1-14 God makes covenant
w/ Abraham
Isaiah 41:8-13 Covenant w/ Abraham
Vayera Gen 18:22-33 Abraham bargaining
w/ God over Sodom
Gen 22:1-14 Binding of Isaac 2nd Kings 4:31-37 Revivial of Elisha’s patient
Chaye Sarah Gen 23:1-16 Abraham purchases
Cave of Machpelah
Gen 24:10-27 Rebekah at the Well 1st Kings 1:28-31 King David’s oath to Solomon
Toldot Gen 25:19-34 Birth of Jacob + Esau, birthright sold Gen 27:1-17 Jacob steals Esau’s blessing Malachi 1:1-5 Malachi alludes to Jacob + Esau
Vayetzei Gen 28:10-22 Jacob’s ladder Gen 29:31-30:8 Jacob’s first 6 sons Hosea 12:13-13:3 Hosea references Jacob’s flight
Vayishlach Gen 32:23-33:1 Jacob wrestles Gen 35:6-21 Jacob blessed
as Israel
Obadiah 1:6-11 Obadiah references Esau’s folly
Vayeshev Gen 37:1-14 Joseph’s dreams Gen 38:12-30 Judah + Tamar Amos 2:6-9 Israel sells its needy
Mikketz Gen 41:17-32 Joseph interprets
Pharaoh’s dreams
Gen 42:1-17 Joseph receives
his brothers
1st Kings 3:23-28 Wisdom of Solomon
Vayigash Gen 45:1-13 Joseph reveals
himself
Gen 45:16-28 Jacob hears that
Joseph is alive
Ezekiel 37:15-19 Joseph + Israel united
Vayechi Gen 48:1-14 Jacob blesses
Ephraim + Menashe
Gen 50:15-26 Deaths of Jacob
+ Joseph
1st Kings 2:1-4 David’s testament to Solomon

Exodus/Shemot

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Shemot Ex 2:1-15 Birth + youth
of Moses
Ex 3:1-15 The burning bush Isaiah 27:6-11 Israel will be renewed
Va’era Ex 6:2-13 God instructs
Moses to petition
Pharaoh
Ex 7:15-29 The first plague:
blood
Ezekiel 29:1-6 Ezekiel alludes to Pharaoh’s demise
Bo Ex 12:1-13 Commandment
of Passover
Ex 12:29-42 Israelites leave
Egypt
Jeremiah 46:25-27 Israel delivered from Egypt
Beshallach Ex 14:19-30 Splitting of Red Sea Ex 15:1-12 Song of the Sea Judges 5:1-5 Song of Deborah
Yitro Ex 18:13-27 Yitro teaches
Moses to delegate
Ex 20:1-14 The Ten
Commandments
Isaiah 6:1-5 Isaiah’s account of revelation
Mishpatim Ex 21:22-37 Damages
+ reparations
Ex 22:20-23:3 The poor
+ vulnerable
Jeremiah 34:13-16 Fair treatment of servants
Terumah Ex 25:1-16 The tabernacle
+ ark
Ex 25:23-40 The menorah 1st Kings 6:4-13 Solomon builds Temple
Tetzaveh Ex 28:1-12 Priestly garments Ex 28:31-43 Robe, frontlet,
tunic, headdress
Ezekiel 43:10-12 Ezekiel’s version of the Temple
KiTisa Ex 32:1-14 The golden calf Ex 34:1-16 God is revealed
to Moses
1st Kings 18:36-39 Elijah pours water on altar of Baal
Vayakhel Ex 35:1-13 Contributions
to tabernacle
Ex 35:30-36:7 Master craftsmen 1st Kings 7:48-50 Solomon furnishes the Temple
Pekude Ex 40:22-38 Tabernacle
completed
1st Kings 7:51-8:1 Solomon convokes elders

Leviticus/Vayikra

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Vayikra Lev 1:1-13 Command to offer
sacrifices
Isaiah 43:21-28 Israel fails to offer sacrifices
Tzav Lev 8:1-15 Consecration
of priests
Jeremiah 7:21-26 Israel commanded to offer sacrifices
Shemini Lev 10:1-12 Nadav + Abihu Lev 11:1-12 Kashrut laws 2nd Samuel 6:3-8 Uzzah dies trying to protect the ark
Tazria Lev 13:1-17 Purifcation
of skin diseases
2nd Kings 5:8-14 Elisha cures the leper
Metzora Lev 14:1-12 Purification
of leprosy
2nd Kings 7:8-10 The lepers repent
Acharei Mot Lev 16:20-34 Ritual of scapegoat,
Yom Kippur
Amos 9:11-15 Vision of perfected world
Kedoshim Lev 19:1-18 Holiness laws Ezekiel 20:1-6 God rebukes Israel
Emor Lev 23:1-14 Calendar of
sacred days
Lev 23:26-38 Yom Kippur
+ Sukkot
Ezekiel 44:23-27 Role of the priest
Behar Lev 25:1-12 Sabbatical
+ jubilee years
Lev 25:35-46 Fair treatment
of Israelite servants
Jeremiah 32:6-10 Jeremiah purchased land in Israel
Bechukotai Lev 26:3-15 Blessings
+ curses
Lev 27:1-13 Funding the
sanctuary
Jeremiah 17:5-8 Blessings + curses

Numbers/Bemidbar

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Bemidbar Num 1:1-16 The census Num 2:1-17 The arrangement
of the camp
Hosea 2:16-22 Marriage of God + Israel
Naso Num 6:1-12 The nazirite Num 6:22-7:9 Priestly blessing
+ Tabernacle
preparations
Judges 13:2-7 Prophecy of Samson’s birth
Beha’aloteicha Num 9:15-10:4 Fire-cloud,
trumpets
Num 12:1-13 Miriam and Aaron
gossip against Moses
Zechariah 4:1-7 Vision of menorah
Shelach Lecha Num 13:25-14:4 The spies’ report Num 15:27-41 Violating shabbat,
tzitzit
Joshua 2:8-14 Rachau + the spies
Zorach Num 16:1-14 Korach’s revolt Num 16:23-35 Korach’s demise 1st Samuel 12:1-5 Samuel pleads his innocence
Chukat Num 20:1-13 Miriam’s death,
waters of Meribah
Num 21:4-25 The wanderings
of the Israelites
Judges 11:19-22 Israel prevails over Amorites
Balak Num 22:21-35 Balaam
and the donkey
Num 24:1-13 Balaam’s 3rd Oracle
(Ma Tovu)
Micah 6:5-8 Remembering Balak + Balaam
Pinchas Num 25:10-26:4 Pinchas’ reward Num 27:1-14 Zelophechad’s
daughters
1st Kings 19:11-14 Elijah’s vision
Mattot Num 31:1-12 The war against
Midian
Num 32:16-27 Settlement
of Transjordan
Jeremiah 2:1-3 Israel as bride (1st shabbat after 17 Tammuz)
Mas’ei Num 34:1-12 Boundaries
of promised land
Num 35:9-25 Cities of refuge, manslaughter Jeremiah 2:4-7 God rebukes Israel (2nd shabbat after 17 Tammuz)

Deuteronomy/Devarim

Parsha Torah 1 Synopsis Torah 2 Synopsis Haftarah Synopsis
Devarim Deut 1:22-36 Review of 12 spies Deut 1:34-45 Israel and Moses
punished
Isaiah 1:10-17 God rejects sacrifices (3rd after 17 Tammuz)
Va’etchanan Deut 4:1-14 Review of the
ovenant
Deut 6:4-15 Shema + veahavta Isaiah 40:1-5 comfort my people (1st after 9 of Av)
Ekev Deut 10:10-22 God’s requirements Deut 11:13-25 Reward + punishment (2nd paragraph
veahavta)
Isaiah 51:1-3 God comforts Israel (2nd after 9 of Av)
Re’eh Deut 14:3-21 Kashrut laws Deut 15:1-15 Protecting the poor Isaiah 54:11-15 God protects Israel (3rd after 9 of Av)
Shoftim Deut 17:8-20 New Torah,
limits on kings
Deut 20:1-14 Laws of warfare Isaiah 52:1-6 Awaken oh Zion (4th after 9 of Av)
Ki Tetzei Deut 22:1-12 Domestic laws Deut 24:10-22 Ethical practices Isaiah 54:6-10 God forgives Israel (5th after 9 of Av)
Ki Tavo Deut 27:1-14 Mount Ebal
and Gerizim
Deut 28:1-14 Blessings of
the covenant
Isaiah 60:1-4 Rise and shine (6th after 9 of Av)
Vitzavim Deut 29:9-21 Covenant ceremony Deut 30:9-20 Torah within us Isaiah 62:1-5 God rejoices in Israel (7th after 9 of Av)
Vayeilech Deut 31:1-13 Moses’ departure
and replacement
Deut 31:16-30 Moses’ final
acts as leader
Isaiah 62:1-5 God rejoices in Israel (7th after 9 of Av)
Ha’azinu Deut 32:1-12 Moses’ poem Deut 32:40-52 God’s final instructions
to Moses
2nd Samuel 22:1-4 David’s poem
Vezot HaBrachah Deut 33:4-17 Moses’ farewell
blessings
Deut 34:1-12 The death of Moses

Special Haftarot

Holiday Haftarah Synopsis
Shabbat Shuvah Micah 7:18-20
Hosea 14:2-5
Tashlich
“Return to Israel”
Chol HaMoed Sukkot Ezekiel 38:18-22 Gog’s destruction
1st Shabbat Channukah Zechariah 4:1-7 Vision of menorah, not by might
2nd Shabbat Channukah 1st Kings 7:40-47 King Solomon furnishes temple objects
Shabbat Sh’Kalim 2nd Kings 12:5-9 King Jehoash instructs priests to direct funds to the temple
Shabbat Zachor 1st Samuel 15:2-6 War with Amalek
Shabbat Parah Ezekiel 36:33-38 God will purify Israel
Shabbat HaChodesh Ezekiel 45:21-25 Passover sacrifice
Shabbat HaGadol Malachi 3:20-23 Rewarding the righteous
1st day Passover Joshua 5:9-12 Israelites after Passover sacrifice
2nd day Passover 2nd Kings 23:21-25 Josiah orders Passover sacrifice
Chol HaMoed Passover Ezekiel 37:1-6 The valley of bones
8th day Passover 2nd Samuel 22:1-6 Song of David

Main Sanctuary – Alternate Haftarot

Holiday Haftarah Synopsis
Parsha Option 1 Option 2
Vayera Micah 6:1-8 Ezekiel 18:25-32
Tetzaveh Isaiah 61:1-7
Metzora Psalm 103: 1-9
Shelach Lecha Ezekiel 20:4-7
Chukat Ezekiel 36:33-38

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