24 Kislev 5784 to 3 Tevet 5784

Hanukkah, one of the most widely observed Jewish holidays, is a festive eight-day celebration that for many people falls during the darkest, coldest season of the year. Also called the Festival of Lights, the holiday brings light, joy, and warmth to our homes and communities as we celebrate with candles, food, family, and friends.

Torah Portion


Genesis 37:1−40:23
26 Kislev 5784
Haftarah: Zechariah 4:1-7 [historic: Zechariah 2:14-4:7]

Jacob now settled in the land of his father's sojourning, in the land of Canaan. - Genesis 37:1


URJ 150: Reconnect. Rejoice. Recommit.

- ET
3 Tevet 5784 to 5 Tevet 5784
This is an in-person event

It’s time to get back together. After three years of isolation, URJ is celebrating our 150th anniversary this December with an electrifying gathering in Washington, DC.  

Participants from across North America will convene for three joyful days of reflection and reconnection. We’ve packed an itinerary full of traditional and

Torah Portion


Genesis 41:1−44:17
4 Tevet 5784
Haftarah: I Kings 3:15-4:1

At the end of two years' time Pharaoh had a dream: there he was, standing by the Nile, when seven cows came up out of the Nile, handsome and fat. - Genesis 41:1-2

Torah Portion


Genesis 44:18−47:27
11 Tevet 5784
Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:15-28

Judah now approached him and said, "By your leave, my lord, please give your servant a hearing, and do not let your anger flare up at your servant--for you are like Pharaoh". - Genesis 48:18