Sermons from April 2017

Torah Parsha Tazria – Metzora

-For Shabbat 04/29/2017 This week is a double Torah portion covering both  Torah Parsha Tazria as well as Torah Parsha Metzora… Tazria, (תַזְרִיעַ‎) — Hebrew for “she conceives”, the 13th word, and the first distinctive word, in the parsha) is the 27th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading…

Parsha Shemini

Torah Parsha Shemini

-For Shabbat 04/22/2017 Shemini (שְּׁמִינִי‎) – Hebrew for “eighth,” the third word, and the first distinctive word, in the parsha, is the 26th weekly Torah portion in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the third in the Book of Leviticus. It constitutes Leviticus 9:1–11:47 Parsha Shemini Summary Leviticus 9:1–11:47 On the eighth day, following the…

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 were for the week of Unleavened Bread leading up to Shabbat 04/15/2017 Passover Readings On the FIRST DAY OF PASSOVER (14 Nisan – April 10) we read…

Torah Parsha Vayikra

Torah Parsha Vayikra

-For Shabbat 04/01/2017 Vayikra (וַיִּקְרָא‎)— Hebrew for “and He called,” the first word in the parsha) is the 24th weekly Torah portion in the annual cycle of Torah readings and the original name for the Book of Leviticus. The parsha lays out the laws of different sacrifices and offerings (קָרְבָּנוֹת‎, korbanot). It constitutes Leviticus 1:1–5:26 Parsha…