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Bereshit Texts & Summaries

Bereishit in a Nutshell
Genesis 1:1–6:8
G‑d creates the world in six days and sanctifies the seventh. The serpent convinces Adam and Eve to eat from the Tree of Knowledge, and they are expelled from the Garden of Eden. Adam and Eve bear children, and Cain murders Abel.
Bereishit Torah Reading
Text of the Parshah with Hebrew & English Linear Translation
Bereishit Roundup
Bereishit – in the Beginning
A quick family-oriented summary of the events in this week's Parshah. Kids, read it online to get a picture of all the exciting going-ons in this week's parshah. Parents, print it out to share with the whole family at the Shabbat table
A Summary of the Book of Genesis
Sefer Bereishit
The first book of the Torah is known in Hebrew as Bereishit (“In the Beginning”), because the opening lines describe how G‑d created heaven and earth. In English it is called Genesis (from the Greek for “origin”).
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