This week

26 October 2019 | Parashat Bereshit | Genesis 1:1 - 6:8

To find a Torah commentary for this week's Torah portion, click here and go to 'Bereshit'.

Immediately following the seventh day of Sukkot, Jewish communities celebrate Shemini Azeret (extending the festival for an extra, eighth, day) and Simchat Torah ('Rejoicing in the Torah'), celebrated as two days outside Israel, 21-22 Oct in 2019.

The following Sabbath, the annual Torah-reading cycle commences again, from Genesis 1:1. . .

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