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We would like to get volunteers over the next few weeks to write the D'var Torah.  This includes diaries for Sukkot and Shemini Atzeret / Simhat Torah.  I'm leaving off Yom Kippur but if you are writing one please publish it.  If you haven't a D'var Torah, give it a try, none of us are rabbinical scholars.  And you don't even have to be Jewish!

Shabbat, September 29:  Ha'azinu,  Torah Reading:  Deuteronomy chapter 32, Haftarah:
2 Samuel 22: 1-51

Sukkot:  Monday October 1 through Sunday October 7 (if you want to comment on a text, the Book of Ecclesiastes, which is usually read on the Shabbat of Sukkot, would be nice.)

Shemini Atzeret/Simhat Torah:  Monday and Tuesday, October 8 to 9

Shabbat, October 13:  Bereshit:  Torah Reading:  Genesis 1:1 to 6:8, Haftarah:  Isaiah 42: 5 to 43: 10.

Shabbat, October 20:  Noah:  Torah Reading:  Genesis 6:9 to 11:32, Haftarah:  Isaiah 54:1 to 55:5.

Originally posted to Elders of Zion on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT.

Also republished by Street Prophets .

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  •  Tip Jar (6+ / 0-)

    "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals, now we know that it is bad economics." Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jan. 20, 1937

    by Navy Vet Terp on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 10:00:07 AM PDT

  •  I'll take (2+ / 0-)
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    quarkstomper, Navy Vet Terp

    whatever no one else wants or if you don't get a response, I'll do Sukkot.  Ecclesiastes might be fun.  I may post something for Yom Kippur, but I'm not sure.

    Our new cantor is being installed this afternoon, and our little musical group will be playing as part of the celebration.  This is becoming good fun.

    Republicans want to make government small enough to fit in your vagina..

    by ramara on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 01:11:38 PM PDT

  •  I'll Take Bereshit (2+ / 0-)
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    ramara, Navy Vet Terp

    Yeah, I'm grabbing the fun one.  But I have an oddball piece on the Sons of Cain that I'd like to work up.  What's so interesting about the Sons of Cain?  Ah, just wait and see.

    "All the World's a Stage and Everyone's a Critic." -- Mervyn Alquist

    by quarkstomper on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 01:27:40 PM PDT

    •  Great, looking forward to it. (1+ / 0-)
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      quarkstomper

      I think it was racist ideology that the "Mark of Cain" turned white people into black people and therefore the "Negro race" was cursed and therefore slavery and lynching and all the other persecution of blacks was Biblically ordained.  These people failed to read the next few chapters in their bibles, or to connect the dots in the Biblical story, otherwise, they would have realized that the descendants of Cain were wiped out in Noah's Flood.

      "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals, now we know that it is bad economics." Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jan. 20, 1937

      by Navy Vet Terp on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 02:52:53 PM PDT

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