Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name applied in the Jewish sabbatical liturgy to the weekly section of the Pentateuch which is read in the synagogue on the Sabbath.

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  • The hymns in the Jacobite Office which conclude the part known as sedra and replace the short prayers of the Nestorian Office are called ba'utha (prayer, request).

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  • There are those who will add apricot and almond oil and even, the heavens defend us, sedra.

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  • In the story of the Exodus, of which this week's sedra is one part,

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  • In the story of the Exodus, of which this week's sedra is one part,

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  • This is a relevant question for this week's sedra, in particular, not just the Omer in general.

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  • This week's sedra, Va'eira, and next week's sedra, Bo, are always read just before Tu b'Shvat, the time when the trees in the Land of Israel begin to blossom.

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  • The sedra, after all, reminds the Itturei Torah about the brit milah prayer that parents successfully "raise and educate" their about-to-be circumcised children.

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  • This week's sedra, Va'eira, and next week's sedra, Bo, are always read just before Tu b'Shvat, the time when the trees in the Land of Israel begin to blossom.

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  • Today, Tuesday of Parshas B'Shalach is a special segulah to recite tefillas Ha'Man from the weekly sedra.

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