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Korach  Torah – Numbers 16:1-18:32  Haftarah – 1 Samuel 11:14-12:22  Brit Chadashah – Romans 13:1-7 Korach is the parasha (portion) for this week.  It is an extremely powerful portion of Scripture that we ought to take a very close look at as we go through this Shabbat (Sabbath). The timing is very interesting as well.  Read More »


Beha’alotekha Torah – Numbers 8:1-12:16; Haftarah – Zechariah 2:14-4:7(8); Brit Chadesha – 1 Corinthians 10:6013, Revelation 11:1-19 Parasha Beha’alotekha means, ‘when you set up.’  This study has so much in it that it is hard to limit myself to a single topic.    Or even two!   We start our overview in chapter 8 of Read More »


NasoTorah Numbers 4:21-7:89 Haftarah Judges 13:2-25 Brit Chadashah Acts 21:17-26 Another exciting parasha (portion) is here! Naso is the second study in the book of Bamidbar (Numbers), and translates “an accounting of.” This is so full of meaning and deep and hidden wisdom that it would take many years of study to uncover even a Read More »


Torah – Numbers 1:1-4:20; Haftarah – Hosea 2:1-23; Brit Chadeshah Romans 9:22-33 Parasha this week begins the fourth of the five books of Moses (Torah), Bemidbar, the book of Numbers. The entirety of the four chapters covered deal with the census that G-d commanded Moses to take of the children of Yisra’el. Numbers 1:2-3, “Take Read More »

Behar – Bechukotai

Behar – Bechukotai Torah – Leviticus 25:1-27:34  Haftarah – Jeremiah 32:6-27; Jeremiah 16”19-17:14  Brit Chadashah – Luke 4:16-21; Matthew 21:33-446 Once again, our studies have us looking at a double portion.  Behar (in the Mountain) referring, of course, to Mt. Sinai, and Bechukotai (in My Statutes.). It may seem at first glance a strange departure Read More »


Emor  Torah – Leviticus 21:1-24:23  Haftarah – Ezekiel 44:15-31  Brit Chadashah – 1 Peter 2:4-10 We are looking at parasha (portion) Emor this week.  Emor is the Hebrew word for “say.”  We will not get too far into the above listed verses.  In fact, we will pretty much stay in the first four verses, so Read More »


Acharei -Mot  /  Kedoshim Torah – Leviticus 16:1-20:27   Haftarah – Ezekiel 22:1-19; Amos 9:7-15   Brit Chadashah – Hebrews 9:11-28; 1 Peter 1:13-16; 1 Corinthians 6:9-20 This week is a double portion in our studies of the parashot.  Acharei-Mot, which is translated as “after the death,” and Kedoshim, which means “Holy ones.” Our main Read More »