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Shabbat Service and Torah Discussion — Parasha Shemot

  • The Chatham Synagogue 1536 County Route 28 Chatham Center, NY 12184 United States (map)

Shemot, Shemoth, or Shemos (Hebrew for "names," the second word, and first distinctive word, of the parashah) is the thirteenth weekly Torah portion and the first in the Book of Exodus. It constitutes Exodus 1:1–6:1. The parashah tells of the Israelites' affliction in Egypt, the hiding and rescuing of the infant Moses, Moses in Midian, the calling of Moses, circumcision on the way, meeting the elders, and Moses before Pharaoh.

The Shabbat service begins at 9:30 am.
The Torah discussion begins at approximately 10:30 am.

Shabbat services typically end around noon with a kiddush.