Parshiot Mattot (tribes) and Masei (journeys)

בס”ד Parshiot Mattot (tribes) and Masei (journeys) Numbers 30:2-32:42 and 33:1-36:13 Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4, 4:1-2 Shabbat Chazak This Shabbat we read two Torah portions, Parashat Mattot and Parashat Masei. In the latter reading, one … Read More

Parashat Pinchas- Numbers 25:10-30:1

בס”ד Parashat Pinchas- Numbers 25:10-30:1 Haftarah: I Kings 18:46-19:21 Are you zealous for the things that are important to HaShem? In this week’s Torah portion one reads about Pinchas, a man who cared about the … Read More

Parashat Balak Numbers 22:2-25:9

בס”ד Parashat Balak Numbers 22:2-25:9 Haftarah: Micah 5:6-6:8 In this week’s Torah portion one encounters a verse that praises Israel. Bilam who is summoned by the King of Moab that he should curse Israel responds … Read More

Parashat Chukat (The law of) Numbers 19:1-22:1

בס”ד Parashat Chukat (The law of) Numbers 19:1-22:1 Haftarah: Judges 11:1-33 In this week’s Torah portion we read a unique verse concerning the well from which the Children of Israel drank water. Concerning this well … Read More

Parashat Korach: Numbers 16:1-18:32

בס”ד Parashat Korach: Numbers 16:1-18:32 Maftir:  Numbers 28:9-15 / Haftarah:  Isaiah 66:1-24 Shabbat Rosh Chodesh-Tammuz In this week’s Torah portion, one learns that there are very serious consequences to following improper leadership.  Korach was an … Read More