Parashat Chukat (Statute of) Numbers 19:1-22:1

בס״ד By Baruch LoveIsrael.org Parashat Chukat (Statute of) Numbers 19:1-22:1 Haftarah: Judges 11:1-33 In this week’s Parashah, we learn a very important quality of G-d, namely He will fight on behalf of His people. In the book of Exodus, when speaking about the crossing of the Red Sea (Sea of Reeds), HaShem is called a Man of War (See Exodus 15:3). Why do I want to emphasize this fact? Today, … [Read more...]

Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32

בס״ד By Baruch LoveIsrael.org Parashat Korach Numbers 16:1-18:32 Haftarah: I Samuel 11:14-12:22 In this week’s Torah portion, we find an answer to the common question that many people encounter when they tell a Jewish person that Yeshua is the Messiah. I have heard so many times this response, “You mean tell me that all of our Rabbis throughout the ages have rejected Yeshua as the Messiah and … [Read more...]

Parashat Shelach L’cha (You Send) Numbers 13:1-15:41

בס״ד By Baruch LoveIsrael.org Parashat Shelach L’cha (You Send) Numbers 13:1-15:41 Haftarah: Joshua 2:1-24 In this week’s Torah reading, Moses sends out spies to bring back a report to the people concerning the Promised Land. Although the Land was good and most desirable, the majority of the spies (ten of the twelve) and all the people did not want to take possession of it. The reason for this … [Read more...]

Parashat Behaalotcha (When you kindle) Numbers 8:1-12:6

בס״ד Parashat Behaalotcha (When you kindle) Numbers 8:1-12:6 Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14-4:7 Numbers are important in the Scriptures. Often, one can learn valuable information which will assist one in interpreting a Biblical text if this one understands the meaning and the proper use of numbers. In this week’s Torah reading, there is an interesting verse that states, “And it was in the second … [Read more...]

Parashat Nasso (Lift up) Numbers 4:21-7:89

בס״ד Parashat Nasso (Lift up) Numbers 4:21-7:89 Haftarah: Judges 13:2-25 In this week’s Torah portion, we learn a very important aspect of the Biblical word “holy”. In the English language, when one hears the word holy, it conjures up thoughts of purity, goodness, sacredness, etc. Such words do indeed relate to holiness, but there is another aspect of holiness that is often overlooked by … [Read more...]

Parashat BaMidbar (In the Wilderness) Numbers 1:1-4:20

בס״ד By Baruch—LoveIsrael.org Parashat BaMidbar (In the Wilderness) Numbers 1:1-4:20 Haftarah: Hosea 2:1-22 In this week’s Torah portion, one reads, “For to Me is every firstborn; on the day I struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, I sanctified to Me every firstborn in Israel, from man unto beast shall be to Me, I am HaShem.” Numbers 3:13 You have heard me say many times that … [Read more...]

Parashat Bechukotai (In My decrees) Leviticus 26:3-27:34

בס״ד By Baruch LoveIsrael.org Parashat Bechukotai (In My decrees) Leviticus 26:3-27:34 Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14 Shabbat Chazak In this week’s Torah reading, one encounters a puzzling statement. HaShem tells the people that He will establish His covenant with them. I thought this covenant had been established long before this time, at Mount Sinai. The point is that there is a major … [Read more...]

Parashat Behar (On the Mountain) Leviticus 25:1-26:2

בס״ד By Baruch LoveIsrael.org Parashat Behar (On the Mountain) Leviticus 25:1-26:2 Haftarah: Jeremiah 32:6-27 In this week’s Torah reading, the Jubilee year is discussed. In regard to this commandment it is stated, “And you shall sanctify the fiftieth year and proclaim freedom in the Land for all its inhabitants….” Leviticus 25:10 There is only one point I want to share concerning this … [Read more...]

Parashat Emor (Say) Leviticus 21:1-24:23

בס״ד Parashat Emor (Say) Leviticus 21:1-24:23 Haftarah: Ezekiel 44:15-31 In this week’s Torah reading it is stated, “And you shall not profane My Holy Name, and I shall be sanctified in the midst of the Children of Israel; I am the L-rd Who sanctifies you.” Leviticus 22:32 The term “sanctification” represents an important concept that each believer must understand. This term is derived … [Read more...]

Parshiot Acharei Mot and Kedoshim (After the death & Holy ones)

בס״ד By Baruch: LoveIsrael.org Parshiot Acharei Mot and Kedoshim (After the death & Holy ones) Leviticus 16:1-18:40 & 19:1-20:27 Haftarah: Amos 9:7-15 There is again this week two Torah readings. We will study from the first, Parashat Acharei Mot. There we find a well-known verse. “You shall keep My laws and My judgments; the man who will do them and he will live in them, I am … [Read more...]