Parashat Shemini (Eight) Lev. 9:1-11:47

בס”ד Parashat Shemini (Eight) Lev. 9:1-11:47 Haftarah: 2 Samuel 6:1-7:17 In this week’s Torah portion Moses has a disagreement with his brother Aaron. It is not uncommon for G-d’s people to argue and have conflict. … Read More

Passover 5769

בס”ד Passover 5769 Passover is a very significant season. There are many aspects to understand and instructions to follow. In a technical sense, the word Passover refers to the lamb which was sacrificed on the … Read More

Parashat Tzav (Make a Command)Leviticus 6:1-8:36

בס”ד Parashat Tzav (Make a Command)Leviticus 6:1-8:36 Shabbat HaGadol – The Great Sabbath Special Haftarah: Malachi 3:4-24 The Shabbat before Passover is called the Great Shabbat. When one studies this week’s Torah portion he will … Read More

Parashat Vayikra (and He called…) Lev.1:1-5:26

בס”ד Parashat Vayikra (and He called…) Lev.1:1-5:26 Haftarah: Isaiah 43:21-44:23 This week we begin a new book in the Torah, the third one called Vayikra or Leviticus. This parasha focuses on the various offerings and … Read More

Parasha Vayakhel & Parasha Pekudei

בס”ד Parasha Vayakhel & Parasha Pekudei This Shabbat is unique for many reasons. First we read not one but two Torah portions. There are 54 Torah portions. Why not 52? Because some years are Jewish … Read More

Parashat Terumah: “Donation” Exodus 25:1-27:19

בס”ד Parashat Terumah: “Donation” Exodus 25:1-27:19 Haftarah: I Kings 5:26-6:13 In this week’s Torah portion we study the various vessels which were used in Tabernacle worship in the wilderness and then in the Temple. Early … Read More

Parashat Mishpatim- Judgments Exodus 21:1-24:18

בס”ד Parashat Mishpatim- Judgments Exodus 21:1-24:18 Haftarah: II Kings 11:17-12:17 Shabbat Sh’kalim In this week’s Torah reading many laws are presented in order to bring justice and order to society. An important point in achieving … Read More