God’s Power Alone

As we read God’s Word, we can find certain verses that shed light on other parts of the Scripture, helping us to understand the entire story. In our weekly portion from the Book of Shemot … Read More

Are You Convinced?

Our weekly reading takes us to a new book called Shemot (“Exodus”). As I was reading this portion I was touched once again by the heroic act of bravery that Shiphrah and Puah demonstrated by … Read More

Parashat Shemot (Names)

Shemot (Exodus) 1:1–6:1 Our weekly reading takes us to a new book called Shemot (“Exodus”). The literal translation of the Hebrew word is, “Names”, which comes from Exodus 1:1: “These are the names of the … Read More

Parashat Shemot (Names)

Shemot (Exodus) 1:1-6:1 This week, we begin studying a new book in the weekly parasha called Shemot (Exodus). The literal translation of the Hebrew is “Names”, which comes from Exodus 1:1: “These are the names … Read More

Parashat Shmot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1

בס”ד Parashat Shmot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23 In this week’s Torah portion, Moses marries a Midianite woman. Usually when an Israelite marries a gentile it is understood as the wrong thing to … Read More

Parashat Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1

בס”ד Parashat Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23 How do you respond when you see other people being blessed? Often the success of other people causes those around them to be envious. First, … Read More

Parashat Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1

בס”ד Parashat Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6- 28:13, 29:22-23 Numbers are important in the Scripture. Just like every word has meaning, so too does every number. In this week’s Torah portion one reads, … Read More

Parashat Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1

בס“ד Parashat Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23 In this week’s Torah portion one learns that if you want to be used to the fullest by HaShem, you must realize that your plans … Read More

Parashat Shmot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1

בס”ד Parashat Shmot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Isaiah 27:6-28:13, 29:22-23 (A) Jeremiah 1:1-2:3 (S) In this week’s Torah passage we read, “And it came about in those many days the king of Egypt died and … Read More