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.
10:00 am Saturdays via Zoom
To join our weekly Torah Study via Zoom, choose the option that works best for you below. The meeting ID is 865 2046 4592 for each option. A password is required to join the study session. Please contact the Temple office to receive the password between 9 am and 3 pm, Monday through Friday, at 775-747-5508 or email email@example.com during the week.
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Torah Study Date Saturday, November 26, 2022 Verses Covered Bereishit (Genesis) 49:8-13 Next Session Saturday, December 3, 2022 Starting at Genesis 49:14 Last week we discussed the a b a chiasmus of the parallels a-your brothers/a’-your father’s sons, a-will praise/a’-will bow down to with b-your hand/will be on the nape of your foes in the […]
Torah Study Date Saturday, November 19, 2022 Verses Covered Bereishit (Genesis) Genesis 49:2-7 Next Session Saturday, November 26, 2022 Starting at Genesis 49:8 Last week we discussed R. Sara’s question about whether Genesis 49:2 is part of the poem or not and concluded that it is since it displays parallelism of meaning (assemble and listen/listen, […]
Torah Study Date Saturday, November 12, 2022 Verses Covered NONE Next Session Saturday, November 19, 2022 Starting at Genesis 49:3 Last week, we learned from Rabbi Sara that there are three basic elements of Hebrew poetry, colon (the most basic unit—also called a monocolon), line (a grouping of cola, for example, a bicolon) and strophe […]
Torah Study Date Saturday, October 29, 2022 Verses Covered Bereishit (Genesis) 48:15-49:2 Next Session Saturday, November 12, 2022 Starting at Genesis 49:3 Last week we discussed Jacob blessing Joseph and wondered why it does not seem that he blesses Joseph but only blesses Joseph’s sons, Ephraim and Menassah (could this show that this event just […]