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Etz Hayim—"Tree of Life" exists to promote Christian-Jewish relations and dialogue, and a joint biblical, spiritual and liturgical self-consciousness and cooperation.

As Christians, we cannot consider Judaism as a foreign religion; nor do we include the Jews among those called to turn from idols and to serve the true God (cf. 1 Thes 1:9). With them, we believe in the one God who acts in history, and with them we accept his revealed word...

—Pope Francis, Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium
24 Nov. 2013. Read the Document HERE

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JEWISH and CHRISTIAN
LITURGICAL READINGS

The readings list provided by Etz Hayim—"Tree of Life" follows the Torah Portion of the Week (Parashat Hashavuah) read by Jews every Sabbath, and the readings for Masses and Sunday liturgies used throughout the Christian world.

APPROACHING WEEKS’ LITURGICAL CYCLES...

   [JEWISH CYCLE]
06 October / Tishrei 27 / Parashat Bereshit
13 October / Cheshvan 4 / Parashat Noach
20 October / Cheshvan 11 / Parashat Lekh Lekha
27 October / Cheshvan 18 / Parashat Vayera
03 November / Cheshvan 25 / Parashat Chayai Sarah 10 November / Kislev 2 / Parashat Toledot
  [Read a commentary on this week’s parashah (Torah potion)
  from Bat Kol Institute.]

   [ROMAN RITE]
07 October / 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time
14 October / 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
21 October / 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
28 October / 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time
01 November / All Saints
02 November / All Souls
04 November / 31th Sunday in Ordinary Time
    [Read a commentary on the gospel from Bat Kol Institute.]

   [RCL]
07 October / 20th Sunday after Pentecost
14 October / 21st Sunday after Pentecost
21 October / 22nd Sunday after Pentecost
28 October / 23rd Sunday after Pentecost
01 November / All Saints
04 November / 24th Sunday after Pentecost

[LINK HERE to Liturgical Readings citations
for the dates above]

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[See Etz Hayim's glossaries for more information on
Jewish or Christian Feasts, Festivals and Events.]

HANUKKAH
2 DECEMBER 2017 – 10 DECEMBER 2018

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Blessed are you LORD, our God, sovereign of the universe Who has sanctified us with your commendments and commanded us to light the lights of Hanukkah.

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