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The Torah In Haiku: B'reishit

The Torah In Haiku: B'reishit

God speaks, things happen
Light and dark, heaven and earth,
The seas and dry land

The sun and the moon
Creatures of the air, sea, land
Then man and woman

Finally, Shabbat
A day set aside for rest
Sanctified by God


Genesis 1:3: God said. "Let there be light" and there was light.

Genesis 2:3: God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it, because on that day God had rested from all the work of creation.

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Ed Nickow is a teacher and member of the Board of Trustees at Temple Chai in Long Grove, IL. He blogs at The Torah in Haiku.

Ed Nickow

Published: 10/17/2014

Categories: Learning, Torah Study
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