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Parashat Lech-Lecha is the 3rd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.
Lech Lecha (“Go Forth”) recounts Abraham’s (here known as Abram) first encounter with God, his journey to Canaan, the birth of his son Ishmael, the covenant between him, his descendants, and God, and God’s commandment to circumcise the males of his household. 
Haftarah: Isaiah 40:27-41:16 · 21 p’sukim
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