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Rosh HaShanah – New Year 5783

The Jewish Year 5783 begins at sundown on Sunday, September 25, 2022

Rosh Hashanah is celebrated for 2 days.

The Torah readings for the 1st day are:
Shacharit: Genesis 21:1 – 34
Additional Reading: Numbers 29:1 – 6
Haftarah: 1 Samuel 1:1 – 2:10

The Torah readings for the 2nd day are:
Shacharit: Genesis 22:1 – 24
Additional Reading: Numbers 29:1 – 6
Haftarah: Jeremiah 31:1 – 19

Shabbat 6 Tishrei 5783

The weekly parsha is Vayeilech.

Vayeilech is the 9th parsha in sefer Devarim / Deuteronomy.

Parshat Vayeilech is 30 verses from Devarim / Deuteronomy 31:1 – 31:30.

Moses speaks to the Jewish people on the last day of his life. He tells them a message of hope for the future. He will no longer be leading them, but God and Joshua will be with them.

Here is a summary of Parshat Vayeilech.

Haftarah for Vayeilech

Hosea 14:2 – 10, Joel 2:11 – 27, Micah 7:18 – 20

In the first section of the haftarah, the prophet Hosea urges the Jewish people to return to God. When they repent, no matter how great their sins, God will forgive them and accept them.

Candle Lighting Time for Selected Cities

This week Shabbat begins at sundown on Friday, September 30, 2022.

The Hebrew date is 6 Tishrei, 5783.

Israel

  • Jerusalem 5:46
  • Tel Aviv 6:07
  • Haifa 5:56
  • Beer Sheva 6:07

United States

  • New York 6:21
  • Miami 6:50
  • Chicago 6:15
  • Los Angeles 6:20

Europe

  • London 6:22
  • Antwerp 7:04
  • Paris 7:13
  • Warsaw 5:57