Israel’s Physical & Spiritual Restoration

Shabbat Chol HaMoed Pesach Torah Reading: Exodus 33:12-34:26 Maftir: Numbers 28:19-25 Haftarah: Ezekiel 37:1-14 This week we have a special reading during the time of the Feast of Unleavened Bread. As many of you know, … Read More

A Sign of the Covenant

Parashat Pesach (Passover) Exodus 12:21–51 Maftir: Numbers 28:16-25 Haftarah: Joshua 5:2-6:1, 6:27 In this week’s special reading for Passover, we read once again of God’s instructions to Moses regarding the children of Israel dipping hyssop … Read More

Passover Reflections

Pesach (Passover) Shemot (Exodus) 13:17–15:26 Haftarah: 2 Samuel 22:1–51 This week there is a special reading for the seventh day of Passover (the last day), which according to tradition, is the day God parted the … Read More

Passover: A New Meaning for Our Time

On Wednesday evening this coming week, my family and I will have the privilege to join Jewish people around the world in an ancient tradition called Passover. This feast of remembrance, which God instructed Moses … Read More

Pesach (Passover) — Part 2

Exodus 13:17–15:26 & Numbers 28:19–25 This week’s reading is also a bit different because of Passover, so once again we take a break from our regular weekly reading of the parasha and we continue to … Read More

Pesach (Passover)

Exodus 12:21–51 & Numbers 28:16–25 In honor of Passover, which begins Friday night at sundown, this week’s reading is the amazing story of Israel’s miraculous redemption from the hands of the Egyptians. There is so … Read More

Pesach (Passover) Reflections

This week we are in the midst of celebrating Pesach (Passover), and the weekly reading is a special one for Shabbat, “Chol HaMoed Pesach” from Exodus. As we are on the theme of Passover, I … Read More

A Living Testimony

As I wrote in my most recent blog, Telling Our Children His story…, I believe that the LORD instructed us to tell our children of all that He has done. It is important to tell … Read More