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Parashat Passover - April 19

2014-04-16 04:24
Exodus 33:12-34:26 & Numbers 28:19-25 Since this week is Passover the regular Torah portion reading is set aside and a special Torah portion reading is read.  In this week's Parasha reading there are just a couple of verses about Passover commanding the children of Israel to remembe

Parashat Metsora - April 5

2014-04-05 13:21
  מצרע Metsora Leviticus 14.1—15.33 Leviticus 13.42-56: This is the main parashah about impurity, and it tells us something important about the Messiah. The root נג”ע appears 56 times in this parashah, five times in these few verses. Oddly, this parashah gave one of the titles to the M

Shabbat HaZachor

2014-03-22 02:21
Addition Haftorah Reading: 1 Samuel 15 Shabbat Zachor (Deuteronomy 25:17-19) In the Shabbat Zachor (Sabbath of remembrance) there is an extra reading in preparation for Purim (March 16-17). The amalekites attacked the children of Israel in the desert. There is a tra

Parashat Vayak’hel

2014-02-22 08:15
ויקהל Vayak’hel Exodus 35.1—38.20   "For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in thy tabernacle for ever: I will trust in the covert of thy wings. Selah." (Psalm 61:3-4) This Parasha is about God's splendor and glory - the tabernacle,

Hanukka

2013-11-27 07:49
Happy Hanukka!   As usual every day is from sunset to sunset, so this Wednesday (the 27th) in the evening we light the first candle because the first day starts. The Torah reading is the traditional reading being read in the synagogue (plus an extra haftarah on Shabbat).  

Parashat Haazinu and Shabbat Shuva

2013-09-04 01:38
האזינו Haazinu Deuteronomy 32.1-52 Deuteronomy 32.7: “’Remember the days of old, consider the years of many generations.’ Another explanation is this : ‘Remember the days of old’ means that whenever God brings sufferings upon you, remember how many good and comfortable things he is about to gi

Rosh haShana

Rosh haShana
2013-09-03 00:00
Torah reading: Leviticus 23:24-25, Genesis 21:1-22:24 Haftarah: 1Sam 1:1-2:10, Jeremiah 31: 1-40 Psalm: 81, 93, 96-99, 130 NT: Matthew 24:29-31, 1Cor 15:51-52, 1Thes 4:16-17, Rev 10:7, 11:15     Rosh haShana is the New Year. This year we go from the year 5773 to year

Jerusalem Day

2013-03-21 06:28
The Jerusalem day is celebrated every year on 28th of Iyar, as the anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification in 1967. Recommended reading for the Jerusalem day: History: King David made Jerusalem capital of Israel: 2Sam 5:6-10 King Solomon built the first temple: 1Kings 8 The fir

Parashat Tetsave and Shabbat Zachor

2013-02-21 20:11
Parasha: Exodus 27:20-30:10 Special Maftir: Deutronomy 25:17 - 19 Haftarah: Ezekiel 43:10-27 and 1 Samuel 15:2 - 34 Psalm: 65 NT: Hebrews 13:10-16, Romans 12:1-21, 2Cor 6:16-18 The parasha is about the altar and the sacrifice that brings atonement and salvation to our souls. Yeshua wa

How Will They Hear?

2013-01-24 08:30
The Jerusalem day is celebrated every year on 28th of Iyar, as the anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification in 1967.         Recommended reading for the Jerusalem day:   History: King David made Jerusalem capital of Israel: 2Sam 5:6-10 King S

Parashat vaYishlach

2012-11-29 22:09
Parasha: Exodus 10:1 - 13:16 Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28 Psalm: 77 NT: Luke 2:22-24, 22:7-20, John 19:31-37, Acts 13:16-17   The Exodus out of Egypt. One of the single most remarkable events in world history! It is also one of the greatest prophecies of how God would redeem the e

H - Yom Kippur

2012-09-24 14:40
Parasha: Exodus 10:1 - 13:16 Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28 Psalm: 77 NT: Luke 2:22-24, 22:7-20, John 19:31-37, Acts 13:16-17   The Exodus out of Egypt. One of the single most remarkable events in world history! It is also one of the greatest prophecies of how God would redeem the e

Parashat vaYelech and Shabbat Shuva

2012-09-20 13:57
Parasha: Exodus 10:1 - 13:16 Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28 Psalm: 77 NT: Luke 2:22-24, 22:7-20, John 19:31-37, Acts 13:16-17   The Exodus out of Egypt. One of the single most remarkable events in world history! It is also one of the greatest prophecies of how God would redeem the e

Rosh haShana

2012-09-16 06:10
Parasha: Exodus 10:1 - 13:16 Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28 Psalm: 77 NT: Luke 2:22-24, 22:7-20, John 19:31-37, Acts 13:16-17   The Exodus out of Egypt. One of the single most remarkable events in world history! It is also one of the greatest prophecies of how God would redeem the e

Parashot Matot-Masaei

2012-07-06 06:35
There are two parashot this weekend (this occurs whenever there is not a Jewish leap year): Parashat Matot: Parasha: Numbers 30:2 - 32:42 Haftarah: Jeremiah 1:1 - 2:3   Numbers 30.2-4: “When a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he

Parashot Acharey Mot, Kedoshim

2012-04-28 19:17
Again, there are two parashot this week:   Parashat Achare Mot: Leviticus 16:1 - 18:30 Parashat Kedoshim: Leviticus 19:1 - 20:27 Haftarah: Ezekiel 22:1-19, Amos 9:7-15 Psalm: 26, 15 NT: Matthew 5:23-25, Mark 12:28-34, 1 Corinthians 5:1-13, Galatians 3:10-14, Hebrews 9:6-28, Ma

H - Memorial Day (Yom haZikaron)

2012-04-24 18:22
Parasha: Exodus 10:1 - 13:16 Haftarah: Jeremiah 46:13-28 Psalm: 77 NT: Luke 2:22-24, 22:7-20, John 19:31-37, Acts 13:16-17   The Exodus out of Egypt. One of the single most remarkable events in world history! It is also one of the greatest prophecies of how God would redeem the e

Parashot Tazria & Metsora 2012

2012-04-19 15:05
This week there are two parashot. It happens on years that are not leap years.   Tazria Parasha: Leviticus 12:1 - 15:33 Haftarah: 2 Kings 4:42 - 5:19, 2 Kings 7:3-20 Psalm: 106, 120 NT: Matthew 8:1-13, 9:20-26, Luke 2:22-24, 7:18-23, Matthew 23:16-24:2, Mark 5:24b-34

Parashot Acharey Mot and Kdoshim

2012-04-18 06:04
Again, there are two parashot this week: Parashat Achare Mot: Leviticus 16:1 - 18:30 Parashat Kedoshim: Leviticus 19:1 - 20:27 Haftarah: Ezekiel 22:1-19, Amos 9:7-15 Psalm: 26, 15 NT: Matthew 5:23-25, Mark 12:28-34, 1 Corinthians 5:1-13, Galatians 3:10-14, Hebrews 9:6-28, Matthew 15:1

Parashat Shmini 2012

2012-04-15 05:57
Parasha: Leviticus 9:1 - 11:47 Haftarah: 2 Samuel 6:1 - 7:17 Psalm 128 NT: 2 Cor 6:14-7:1, 1 Peter 1:14-16, Acts 5:1-11, Romans 12:1-2, Hebrews 7:1-19     This week's parasha deals with God's holiness and our need to be pure. It contains a long list of clean and unclean a

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