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Parashat HaShavua Sites and Hagim

Commentaries on the weekly Torah portion across 52 Shabbatot of the year and Holiday (Hagim) drashot.

Introduction

The Jewish calendar marks time so that Jews can poetically dwell in time known as moed or zeman. In Judaism, time is a process while in Greek thought,  time is a commodity. The 364 days of the year are divided into 52 parshiot (torah portions) that Jews "live" and punctuated by Jewish Holidays-Hagim. For a philosophy of Jewish time as a process see this article

Photo of Jews chanting (layning) the Torah on a Monday or Thursday (no photos on Shabbos)

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