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