Shemot

Beshallah 5776

January 22-23, 2016 – 13 Shevat 5776 Annual (Exodus 13:17-17:16): Etz Hayim p. 399; Hertz p. 265 Triennial (Exodus 14:26-17:16): Etz Hayim p. 405; Hertz p. 269 Haftarah (Judges 4:4-5:31): Etz Hayim, p. 424; Hertz p. 281 PDF Beshallah 5776 God’s Beauty is in Our Hands Rabbi Mordechai Silverstein, CY Faculty and visiting Rabbi at […]

Beshallah 5777

Parashat Beshallah Shabbat Shirah / Tu Bishvat February 10-11, 2017 – 15 Shevat 5777 Annual (Exodus 13:17-17:16): Etz Hayim p. 399-422; Hertz p. 265-281 Triennial (Exodus 13:17-15:26): Etz Hayim p. 399-414; Hertz p. 265-274 Haftarah (Judges 4:4-5:31): Etz Hayim p. 423-431; Hertz p. 281-287 PDF_Beshallah_5777 The Battle for God’s Ear Rabbi Mordechai Silverstein, CY Faculty (Talmud, […]

Bo 5776

January 15-16, 2016 – 6 Shevat 5776 Annual (Exodus 10:1-13:16): Etz Hayim p. 374; Hertz p. 248 Triennial (Exodus 12:29-13:16): Etz Hayim p. 387; Hertz p. 258 Haftarah (Jeremiah 46:13-28): Etz Hayim, p. 395; Hertz p. 263 PDF Bo 5776 This is My God, This is My Month By Shoshana Cohen, CY Faculty (Talmud and […]

Bo 5777

Parashat Bo February 3-4, 2017 – 8 Shevat 5777 Annual (Exodus 10:1-13:16): Etz Hayim p. 374-394; Hertz p. 248-252 Triennial (Exodus 10:1-11:3): Etz Hayim p. 374-379; Hertz p. 248-262 Haftarah (Jeremiah 46:13-28): Etz Hayim p. 395-398; Hertz p. 263-264 PDF_Bo_5777 The Centrality of the Passover Sacrifice Rabbi Shoshana Cohen, CY Faculty (Talmud and Midrash) The Passover […]

Ki Tissa 5776

February 26-27, 2016 – 18 Adar 1 5776 Annual (Exodus 30:11-34:35): EtzHayim p. 523; Hertz p. 352 Triennial (Exodus 33:12-34:35): EtzHayim p. 538; Hertz p. 362 Haftarah (1 Kings 18:1-39): EtzHayim, p. 548; Hertz p. 369 PDF Ki Tissa 5776 Welcome to the new “Torah Sparks” direct from the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem! The CY’s […]

Ki tissa 5777

Parashat Ki tissa Shabbat Parah March 17-18, 2017 – 20 Adar 5777 Annual (Exodus 30:11-34:35): Etz Hayim p. 523-546; Hertz p. 352-368 Triennial (Exodus 30:11-31:17): Etz Hayim p. 523-529;  Hertz p. 352-356 Maftir (Numbers 19:1-22): Num 19: 1-22; Etz Hayim p. 880-883; Hertz p. 652-655 Haftarah (Ezekiel 36:16-38): Etz Hayim p. 1286-1289; Hertz p. 999-1001 PDF_Ki tissa_5777 […]

Mishpatim 5776

February 5-6, 2016 – 27 Shevat 5776 Annual (Exodus 21:1-24:18): Etz Hayim p. 456; Hertz p. 306 Triennial (Exodus 23:20-24:18): Etz Hayim p. 474; Hertz p. 319 Haftarah (Jeremiah 34:8-22, 33:25-26): Etz Hayim, p. 482; Hertz p. 323 PDF Mishpatim 5776 Helping Those Who Need Help; Not Only When They Ask For It By Rabbi Hillel […]

Mishpatim 5777

Parashat Mishpatim Shabbat Shekalim / Shabbat Mevarekhim Hahodesh February 24-25, 2017 – 29 Shevat 5777 Annual (Exodus 21:1024:18): Etz Hayim p. 456-480; Hertz p. 306-322 Triennial (Exodus 21:1-22:3): Etz Hayim Etz Hayim p. 456-465; Hertz p. 306-311 Maftir (Exodus 30:11-16): Etz Hayim p. 523-524; Hertz p. 352-352 Haftarah (2 Kings 12:1-17): Etz Hayim p. 1276-1279 […]

Pekudei 5776

March 11-12, 2016 – 2 Adar II 5776 Annual (Exodus 38:21-40:38): Etz Hayim p. 564; Hertz p. 385 Triennial (Exodus 39:22-40:38): Etz Hayim p. 567; Hertz p. 387 Haftarah (1 Kings 7:51-8:21): Etz Hayim, p. 580; Hertz p. 392 PDF Pekudei 5776 Welcome to the new “Torah Sparks” direct from the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem! The […]

Shemot 5776

January 1-2, 2016 – 21 Tevet 5776 Annual (Exodus 1:1-6:1): Etz Hayim p. 317; Hertz p. 206 Triennial (Exodus 4:18-6:1): Etz Hayim p. 335; Hertz p. 220 Haftarah (Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23): Etz Hayim, p. 343; Hertz p. 225 PDF Shemot 5776 Whose Burdens are These? By Rabbi Daniel Goldfarb, CY Faculty Translation, of the Bible […]

Shemot 5777

Parashat Shemot Mevarekhim Hahodesh January 20-21, 2017 – 23 Tevet 5777 Annual (Exodus 1:1-6:1): Etz Hayim p.317-341; Hertz p. 205-224 Triennial (Exodus 1:1-2:25): Etz Hayim p. 317-326; Hertz p. 205-213 Haftarah (Isaiah 27:6-28:13; 29:22-23): Etz Hayim p.342-346; Hertz p. 225-228 PDF_Shemot_5777 Position, Power, Perks and Platitudes Vered Hollander-Goldfarb, Bible Faculty, the Conservative Yeshiva How many […]

Terumah 5776

February 12-13, 2016 – 4 Adar 1 5776 Annual (Exodus 25:1-27:19): Etz Hayim p. 485; Hertz p. 326 Triennial (Exodus 26:31-27:19): Etz Hayim p. 495; Hertz p. 333 Haftarah (1 Kings 5:26-6:13): Etz Hayim, p. 500; Hertz p. 336 PDF Terumah 5776 The Inner Sanctuary By Yiscah Smith, CY Faculty Before, during and after the […]

Terumah 5777

Parashat Terumah March 3-4, 2017 – 6 Adar 5777 Annual (Exodus 25:1-27:19): Etz Hayim p. 485-498; Hertz p. 325-336 Triennial (Exodus 25:1-25:40): Etz Hayim p. 485-491; Hertz p. 325-330 Haftarah (1 Kings 5:26-6:13): Etz Hayim p. 499-502; Hertz p. 336-338 PDF_Terumah_5777 From Ethics to Objects Rabbi Joel Levy, Rosh Yeshiva, the Conservative Yeshiva Exodus Chapter […]

Tetsaveh 5776

February 19-20, 2016 – 11 Adar 1 5776 Annual (Exodus 27:20-30:10): EtzHayim p. 503; Hertz p. 339 Triennial (Exodus 29:19-30:10): EtzHayim p. 513; Hertz p. 346 Haftarah (Ezekiel 43:10-27): EtzHayim, p. 520; Hertz p. 350 PDF Tetsaveh 5776 Welcome to the new “Torah Sparks” direct from the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem! The CY’s beautiful Beit […]

Tetsaveh 5777

Parashat Tetsaveh Shabbat Zakhor March 10-11, 2017 – 13 Adar 5777 Annual (Exodus 27:20-30:10): Etz Hayim p. 503-518; Hertz p. 339-349 Triennial (Exodus 27:20-28:30): Etz Hayim p. 503-508;  Hertz p. 339-342 Maftir (Deut. 25:17-19): Deut 25:17-19; Etz Hayim p. 1135-1136; Hertz p. 856-857 Haftarah (I Samuel 15:2-34): Etz Hayim p. 1280-1285; Hertz p. 995-998 PDF_Tetsaveh_5777 […]

Va’era 5776

January 8-9, 2016 – 28 Tevet 5776 Annual (Exodus 6:2-9:35): Etz Hayim p. 351; Hertz p. 233 Triennial (Exodus 8:16-9:35): Etz Hayim p. 362; Hertz p. 240 Haftarah (Ezekiel 28:25-29:21): Etz Hayim, p. 370; Hertz p. 244 PDF Va’era 5776 Knowledge of God as a Promise and as a Result By Philip Bressler, Student at […]

Va’era 5777

Parashat Va’era Shabbat Rosh Hodesh January 27-28, 2017 – 1 Shevat 5777 Annual (Exodus 6:2-9:35): Etz Hayim p.351-368; Hertz p. 232-244 Triennial (Exodus 6:2-7:7): Etz Hayim p. 351-357; Hertz p. 232-236 Maftir: Numbers 28:9-15; Etz Hayim p. 930-931; Hertz p. 695 Haftarah (Isaiah 66:1-24, 23): Etz Hayim p.1219-1223; Hertz p. 944-947 PDF_Va’era_5777 Technology in the […]

Vayak’hel 5776

Shabbat Shekalim March 4-5, 2016 – 25 Adar 1 5776 Annual (Exodus 35:1-38:20): Etz Hayim p. 552; Hertz p. 373 Triennial (Exodus 36:20-28:20): Etz Hayim p. 558; Hertz p. 377 Maftir (Exodus 30:11-16): Etz Hayim p. 523; Hertz p. 352 Haftarah (2 Kings 12:1-17): Etz Hayim, p. 1276; Hertz p. 992 PDF Vayak’hel 5776  Welcome to […]

Vayakhel & Pekudei 5777

Parashat Vayakhel & Pekudei Shabbat Mevarekhim HaHodesh March 19-25, 2017 – 27 Adar 5777 Annual (Exodus 35:1-40:38): Etz Hayim p. 552-572; Hertz p. 373-391 Triennial (Exodus 35:1-37:16): Etz Hayim p. 552-560;  Hertz p. 373-379 Maftir (Exodus 12:1-20): Etz Hayim p. 380-385; Hertz p. 253-257 Haftarah (Ezekiel 45:16-46;18): Etz Hayim p. 1290-1294; Hertz p. 1001-1004 PDF_Vayakhel […]

Vayera 5776

18 Marchesvan 5776 October 30-31, 2015 Annual: Genesis 18:1-22:24 Triennial: Genesis 21:1-22:24 Haftarah: 2 Kings 4:1-37 The Sin of S’dom and Amorah is so Great By Esther Israel, CY Faculty S’dom and ‘Amorah (Sodom and Gomorrah) were situated in the southern Jordan valley; according to B’reishit 13:10, the lushest, most fertile part of the land. […]

Yitro 5776

January 29-30, 2016 – 20 Shevat 5776 Annual (Exodus 18:1-20:22): Etz Hayim p. 432; Hertz p. 288 Triennial (Exodus 18:1-20:22): Etz Hayim p. 432; Hertz p. 288 Haftarah (Isaiah 6:1-7:6, 9:5-6): Etz Hayim, p. 452; Hertz p. 302 PDF Yitro 5776 The Stories We Tell: Yitro and the Founding of the Judiciary By Rabbi Joshua […]

Yitro 5777

Parashat Yitro Annual (Exodus 18:1-20:22/3): Etz Hayim p. 432-450; Hertz p. 288-301 Triennial (Exodus 18:1-20:22/3): Etz Hayim p. 432-450; Hertz p. 288-301 Haftarah (Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6): Etz Hayim p.451-455; Hertz p. 302-305 PDF_Yitro_5777 Sin:  The Upside Rabbi Perry Raphael Rank is the rabbi of Midway Jewish Center, Syosset, Long Island, and a former President of the […]