The Torah reading today, Shevat 17, 5771 (January 22 2011) in the synagogue is called Yitro Exodus 18:1-20:23

The “10 commandments” found in today’s reading (Exodus 20:2–17) are also in Deuteronomy 5:6–21. Neither place has them listed with the ten clearly distinguished. So, there are several ways of dividing them into 10:


from Wikipedia

Those who make much of the ten commandments publicly – it is always interesting to see which version they mean…

The system of reading the Bible in three years on Saturdays reads part of the Sabbath reading each of the three years. You can find today’s portion and reflection here.

I have long had the suspicion that there may be connections between the Jewish calendar, lectionary, etc. and the Christian lectionary and feast days, etc. particularly the pre-Vatican II and possibly the Eastern versions. If anyone has any information, books, websites about this – please add that in the comments.

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