New Cycle, New Year

The Jewish year ends and begins again with the festival of Simchat Torah – rejoicing in the Torah, which took place at the beginning of the week.
I didn’t manage to get round to posting anything for the High Holidays of Rosh haShanah, Yom Kippur or Sukkot, as we were moving house. But a new Torah cycle begins this week with Bereshit (Genesis 1:1 – 6:8) and in a few weeks the Church year will also draw to a close and begin again. 

So I will attempt to start posting regularly again and hope to have more time as we become more settled.

I would enjoy discussing the Torah portions and looking at different aspects and points of view with anybody interested in studying them.

Check out Chana Helen’s beautiful website of art with Jewish themes:

https://www.chanahelen.com/

(And I would love to know who painted the first painting above). If you know, please do tell! 🙂

Shalom!

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  1. Reblogged this on Tretheglos Beach Community and commented:

    Just a quick note that I will be starting regular weekly posts discussing Jewish and Anglican liturgy, Torah portions (set readings) and the Anglican weekly lectionary over on the Shepherdess Sermons blog starting this week, all being well. Come on over and join in the conversation!

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