Vayechi

Parashah #12: Vayechi (He lived) B’resheit (Genesis) 47:28-50:26

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#12: Vayechi (He lived) Genesis 47:28-50:26 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 2:1-12 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Kefa (Peter) 1:3-9; 2:11-17 Just as we recently started a new decade and turn the page to begin another chapter in our physical and spiritual journey, the children of Israel were about to enter into a… Read more »

Parashah #12: Vayechi (He lived) B’resheit (Genesis) 47:28-50:26

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #12: Vayechi (He lived) B’resheit (Genesis) 47:28-50:26 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 2:1-12 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 11:21-22; 1 Kefa (1 Peter) 1:3-9; 2:11-17 Let’s start with a lesson in the peculiar writing of this parashah in the Torah scroll. This parashah is unique in that there is no space between… Read more »

Parashah #12: Vayechi (He lived) B’resheit (Genesis) 47:28-50:26

               Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah#12: Vayechi (He lived) Genesis 47:28-50:26 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 2:1-12 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Kefa (Peter) 1:3-9; 2:11-17   This parashah begins with the narrative between Jacob (Israel) and Yosef. Note the interplay throughout the narrative interchanging the name Ya’akov with Israel. As we discussed in previous parashiot, the… Read more »