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Etz Hayim—"Tree of Life" exists to promote Christian-Jewish relations and dialogue, and a joint biblical, spiritual and liturgical self-consciousness and cooperation.

As Christians, we cannot consider Judaism as a foreign religion; nor do we include the Jews among those called to turn from idols and to serve the true God (cf. 1 Thes 1:9). With them, we believe in the one God who acts in history, and with them we accept his revealed word...

—Pope Francis, Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium
24 Nov. 2013. Read the Document HERE

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JEWISH and CHRISTIAN
LITURGICAL READINGS

The readings list provided by Etz Hayim—"Tree of Life" follows the Torah Portion of the Week (Parashat Hashavuah) read by Jews every Sabbath, and the readings for Masses and Sunday liturgies used throughout the Christian world.

APPROACHING WEEKS’ LITURGICAL CYCLES...

   [JEWISH CYCLE]
06 September / Elul 29 /erev Rosh HaShanah
07 September / Tishrei 1 / Rosh HaShanah I
08 September / Tishrei 2 / Rosh HaShanah II
09 September / Tishrei 3 / Tzom Gedaliah
11 September / Tishrei 5 / Parashah VaYelekh
15 September / Tishrei 9 / erev Yom Kippur
16 September / Tishrei 10 / Yom Kippur
18 September / Tishrei 12 / Parashat Ha'azinu
20 September / Tishrei 14 / erev Sukkot
21 September / Tishrei 15 / Sukkot I
22 September / Tishrei 16 / Sukkot II
25 September / Tishrei 19 / Sukkot Shabbat
28 September / Tishrei 22 / Shemini Atzeret
29 September / Tishrei 23 / Simhat Torah
02 October / Tishrei 26 / Parashat Bereshit
09 October / Cheshvan 3 / Parashat Noach
[Read a commentary on this week’s parashah (Torah potion) from Institute Saint Pierre de Sion-Ratisbonne, Bat Kol-Christian Center for Jewish Studies.]

   [ROMAN RITE]
12 September / 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
14 September / Exultation of the Holy Cross
19 September / 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
26 September / 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
03 October / 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
10 October / 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
17 October / 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
24 October / 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
31 October / 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time
01 November / All Saints
02 November / All Souls
07 October / 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time
  [Read a commentary on the gospel from Institute Saint Pierre de Sion-Ratisbonne,
Bat Kol-Christian Center for Jewish Studies.]

   [RCL]
12 September / 16th Sunday after Pentecost
14 September / Holy Cross
19 September / 17th Sunday after Pentecost
26 September / 18th Sunday after Pentecost
03 October / 19th Sunday after Pentecost
10 October / 20th Sunday after Pentecost
17 October / 21st Sunday after Pentecost
24 October / 22nd Sunday after Pentecost
31 October / 23rd Sunday after Pentecost
01 November / All Saints Day
07 November / 24th Sunday after Pentecost

[LINK HERE to Liturgical Readings citations
for the dates above.]


The Hebrew Bible: A Translation with Commentary by Robert Alter.
[PAID LINKS - follow LINKS for detailed book information at Amazon]

 

 

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This week we begin Ten Days of Repentance beginning with Rosh HaShanah (erev Rosh HaShanah is September 6th) and culminating with Yom Kippur (16th September.)

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THE HIGH HOLIDAYS

This year's dates...

ROSH HASHANAH | 7 September... and
The HIGH HOLY DAYS of the Jewish Liturgical Year
YOM KIPPUR | 16 September. The Days of Awe

The Ten Days of Repentance,
including the "Days of Awe" - Yamim Noraim,
begin with Rosh HaShanah (1st Tishrei / 7 September)
and culminate with Yom Kippur (10th Tishrei / 16th September.)

 

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RESOURCES for the HIGH HOLY DAYS

Jewish New Year | ROSH HASHANAH

The Days of Awe | YAMIM NORA'IM

The Day of Atonement | YOM KIPPUR

The Feast of Tabernacles | SUKKOT

See also THE JEWISH FESTIVALS resource page for
Study sheets and Parish newsletter inserts

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