The parsha for this week is Devarim ( דְּבָרִים ) translated from Hebrew as “words”. Devarim kicks off the book of Deuteronomy, consisting of 1:1-3:22.
This week is also Shabbat Chazon שבת חזון the “Sabbath of vision” ( also known as the Black Sabbath) noted for being the most solemn and sad Shabbat, occuring right before the Tish B’Av fast.
Candle lighting time for South Whidbey is 8:26 with Havdalah at9:32 pm on Saturday, 13 July
Translation via JTS:http://learn.jtsa.edu/content/translations/devarim/torah-portion/devarim
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