Rabbi Stan Levin

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    This web site is for those of you who are looking for a rabbi to perform life cycle events in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, including funerals, and baby namings.

    This  site is also for people who are interested in Jewish holidays, Torah Study, and other topics of Jewish interest. 

Torah and Haftarah Portions for the Month of January 2017
» January 7 - Va'yigash (Genesis 44:18-47:27 ); Haftarah (Ezekiel 37:15-37:28 )
» January 14 - Va'ychi (Genesis 47:28-50:26); Haftarah (I Kings 2:1-12)
» January 21 - Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1); Haftarah (Isaiah 27:6-28:13; 29:22-29:23)
» January 28 - Va'eira (Exodus 6:2-9:35 ); Haftarah (Ezekiel 28:25-29:21)

Jewish Holiday in January 2017:

»Last day of Chanukah (January 1/3 Tebeth)

»Fast of Teveth  (January 10/10 Teveth)

Fast of Teveth commemorates the siege of Jerusalem by Nebuchadnezzar in 588 BCE, which culminated in the destruction of the Temple on 9 Av 586 BCE.  It is referenced as a fast day in Zechariah 8:19.  The fast begins at dawn of January 10, rather than the night before.

Rabbi Stan Contact Information:
Phone: 240.720.5212
Email: rabbistan@gmail.com