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For Shabbat – July 21st, 2018

Av 9, 5778

D’varim “Words”

Torah (Torah Blessings)

  • Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22
  Haftarah
  • Isaiah 1:1-27

B’rit Chadashah

  • John 4:1-5:47

Tisha B’Av  – July 22nd, 2018

Av 9, 5778

Tisha B’Av (Ninth of Av)
Tisha B’Av is a fast day observed on the 9th of Av. The 9th of Av, this year, falls on Shabbat (Shabbat Chazon) and is therefore observed on the 10th of Av, Sunday July 22nd. The fast begins at sundown on Shabbat, July 21st and concludes 25 hours later.
The readings are:

Torah Portion

  • Deuteronomy 4:25-40,  Exodus 32:11-14, 34:1-10

Haftarah

  • Jeremiah 8:13-9:23, Isaiah 55:6-56:8
  • Book of Lamentations
This ends Bein HaMetzarim (between the straits), the three weeks from Tamuz 17th till Av 9th.

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