Torah and Haftarah for Va'yera November 8. 2014

تنـــــه   نـــــزن           טאנה  נאזאן     Tanehnazan


Lot prevents violence against the Angels 
(1555 engraving byHeinrich Aldegrever)


Natural Produce Preservation




Weekly * TORAH * Portion

  * VA'YERA *

 in 9 small Articles 

The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah 
(1852 painting byJohn Martin)

 in 9 small Articles 


Three guests arrive at Abraham
 and Sarah's tent. They inform
 Abraham that God will give the
 elderly Sarah a child.
 The prophecy comes true, 
and they name their
 son Isaac. Con.. 

When Abraham was 100 years old, 
Sarah gave birth to a son.
 (1984 illustration by Jim Padgett,
 courtesy of Distant Shores
 Media/Sweet Publishing)


The prophet Elisha performs two miracles.

II Kings 4:1-37
This week's haftarah contains two stories
 about the prophet Elisha,
 a protégé of Elijah.
In the first story an unnamed woman, 
traditionally identified as the wife of 
Obadiah, one of the minor prophets, 
comes to Elisha with a complaint. Her
 husband has died, and she is so destitute 
without him that her children are about
 to be taken away from her to
 be sold as slaves.   Cont...

The Great Porch Of The King Solomon's Palace

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Ethiopian Jewish Israeli singer
 (Hagit Yaso) -'Standing at the Gate' 
(Ethiopian Jews Israel Hebrew)

Have A Nice And Wonderful Week
שבוע טוב ומבורך

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