In this Torah portion, Moses tells his father-in-law, Jethro, about the miracle of the exodus. Jethro proclaims that the Israelite God is greater than all other gods, and he makes a sacrifice. Jethro then advises Moses to delegate leadership roles in order to not tire himself out. The Israelites camp at the bottom of Mount Sinai. After three days, the mountain was fills with smoke and God delivers the Ten Commandments to His people.
Yitro, a summary of the portion
Haftarah for Yitro, a summary of the haftarah
Yitro for Families, from Torah Topics for Today
Yitro’s Advice, from American Jewish World Service
I Know Who You Are, from Union for Reform Judaism
The World Made Animate, from Jewish Theological Seminary
Separation & Togetherness, from Jewish Outreach Institute
Receiving God’s Message, from Orthodox Union
Parents Make It To The Top Ten, from American Jewish University
Portable Holiness, from KOLEL
Pronunced: TORE-uh, Origin: Hebrew, the Five Books of Moses.