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matot-masei

#42 Torah Parashah Matot-Massei

From Shabbat of July 14th, 2018 Torah: Numbers 30:2 – 36:13 Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28; 4:1-2 This week is a double Torah portion covering both  Torah Parsha Matot as well as Torah Parsha Massei… Matot (מַּטּוֹת‎)— Hebrew for “tribes”, Matot is the fifth word in the parashah.  It is the 42nd weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the ninth in the Book of…

#41 Torah Parashah “Pinchas”

For Shabbat of July 7th, 2018 Torah: Numbers 25:9 – 30:1 Haftarah: I Kings 18:46 – 19:1 Pin’has (פִּינְחָס‎)— Hebrew for “Phinehas,” a name, the sixth word in the parashah and is the 41st weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It constitutes Numbers 25:10–30:1 Torah Parsha Pinchas Summary Numbers 25:9 – 30:1 Aaron’s grandson Pinchas is rewarded for his act of zealotry in killing the…

Torah Parashah Balak

#40 Torah Parsha Balak

For Shabbat of June 30th, 2018 Torah: Numbers 22:2 – 25:9 Haftarah: Michah 5:6 – 6:8 Balak (בָּלָק‎) — Hebrew for “Balak,” the name of a king of Moab, is the second word in hebrew in the parasha), and is the 40th weekly Torah portion in the annual cycle of Torah readings and the seventh in the Book of Numbers. In the parasha, Balak son of Zippor, king of Moab, tries to…

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#38 Torah Parasha Korach & Haftarah

Torah: Numbers 16:1-18:32 Haftarah: 1 Samuel 11:14-12:22 Korach (קֹרַח‎)— Hebrew for the name “Korah,” which in turn means “baldness, ice, hail, or frost,” and has a connotation of Korah without a covering as he coveted the Priest’s position as his covering and thereby brought a curse upon himself and those he deceived into joining his rebellion.  Korach is the second…

Sh'lach

#37 Torah Parasha Sh’lach

Sh’lah L’kha (שְׁלַח-לְךָ‎) — Hebrew for “send”, “send to you”, or “send for yourself”) is the 37th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the fourth in the Book of Numbers. Its name comes from the first distinctive words in the parashah, in Numbers 13:2. The parasha tells the story…

b'ha'alotkha

#36 Torah Parsha B’ha’alotkha

Behaaloscha (בְּהַעֲלֹתְךָ‎) — Hebrew for “when you step up,” the 11th word in the parsha) is the 36th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parsha) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the third in the Book of Numbers. The parsha tells of the Menorah in the Tabernacle, the consecration of the Levites, the Second…

#34 Torah Parashah Bamidbar

B’midbar (בְּמִדְבַּר‎)— Hebrew for “in the wilderness of” [Sinai], the fifth overall and first distinctive word in the parashah), often called Bamidbar is the 34th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parasha) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the first in the Book of Numbers. The parashah tells of the census and the priests’ duties and…

Emor

#31 Torah Parsha Emor

Emor (אֱמֹר‎) – Hebrew for “speak,” the fifth word, in the parashah, it is the 31st weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parsha) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. The parsha provides purity rules for priests (כֹּהֲנִים‎, Kohanim), recounts the holy days, provides for lights and bread in the sanctuary, and tells the story of a blasphemer…

Happy Passover

Passover, the two Firstfruit harvests, and how to count the Omer up to Shavu’ot

Learn about Passover, the two Firstfruits, and how to count the Omer up to Shavu’ot as well as the deeper symbolism and significance of all God’s Holy Days in the video study above! -Readings below for Passover and the week of Unleavened Bread – Shabbat 03/31/2018 Passover Readings On the FIRST DAY OF PASSOVER (14 Nisan – March 30th) we read from the book…