Torah Study at Temple Sinai
This is the blog for Temple Sinai’s Torah Study group. We are a mix of congregants and non-congregants, Jews and non-Jews, who meet on Shabbat mornings at 10am Pacific Time via Zoom. We are going through the Torah verse-by-verse. To catch up with us, please scroll through our summaries below. Many thanks to Deborah Achtenberg, the creator of this project and frequent author of our updates.
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Torah Study Date Saturday, September 4, 2021 Verses Covered Bereishit (Genesis) 26:18-34 Next Session Saturday, September 25, 2021 Starting at Genesis 26:35 I wasn’t present at our last Torah Study but three angels—some interpreters say it was four angels–came to me and told me we discussed Isaac re-digging the wells that had been dug during […]
Torah Study Date Saturday, August 28, 2021 Verses Covered Bereishit (Genesis) 26:10-17 Next Session Saturday, September 4, 2021 Starting at Genesis 26:18 Last week we discussed Abimelech saying someone could have lain with Isaac’s wife (because Isaac lied and said she was his sister), who and how that might be (a rapist? Abimelech himself?), the […]
Torah Study Date Saturday, August 21, 2021 Verses Covered Bereishit (Genesis) 26:1-9 Next Session Saturday, August 28, 2021 Starting at Genesis 26:10 Last week we discussed the famine in Gerar (after the previous famine in Abraham’s time), YHVH telling Isaac not to go to Egypt yet (in case he might think the exile to Egypt […]
Torah Study Date Saturday, August 14, 2021 Verses Covered Bereishit (Genesis) 25:28-34 Next Session Saturday, August 21, 2021 Starting at Genesis 26:1 Last week we discussed Isaac loving Esau ‘because he put game in his mouth’ and Rebecca loving Jacob, that the love may have been of opposites since Esau was a crafty hunter while […]