Torah Reflections

Torah Reflections

Torah Reflections are short commentaries and reflection prompts, based on the Hebrew scriptural reading cycle and themes from the Jewish holidays. These wide-ranging pieces are written by people immersed in the worlds of illness and healing. Torah Reflections are available on our website (links below) and via bi-weekly e-mail subscription (free to individual readers).

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Torah Reflections are a useful tool to facilitate exploration of Jewish text and spiritual perspectives on illness and healing, available throughout the year. Thought-provoking and relevant, these Reflections aim to support, affirm, comfort, spark conversation, bring connection and hope.

Torah, Torah Study, and Torah Reflections: An Introduction

Calendar of Regular Torah readings

Reflections for the Book of Genesis

Reflections for the Book of Exodus

Reflections for the Book of Leviticus

Reflections for the Book of Numbers

Reflections for the Book of Deuteronomy

Calendar of Holidays and special Torah readings

Rosh Hashanah and the Hebrew year 5779 begins at sundown on September 9, 2018; the Yizkor service for Yom Kippur is on September 19, 2018.

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