Parashot

Parashah #38: Korach (B’ Midbar (Numbers) 16:1-18:32

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue             Parashah #38: Korach (Korah) B’Midbar (Numbers) 16:1-18:32             Haftarah: Sh’mu’el (Samuel) 11:14-12:22             B’rit Chadashah: 2 Timothy 2:8-21   This week we read about the rebellion of Korach against Moshe. This event provides a conceptual illustration of the diversity of conflicts we must face on a daily basis; small and… Read more »

Parashah #36: B’ha’alotkha (When you set up) B’midbar (Numbers) 8:1-12:16

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parasha #36 B’ha’alotkha (When you set up) B’midbar (Numbers 8:1-12:16 Haftarah: Z’karyah (Zechariah) 2:14-4:7 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 3:1-6 Part of today’s parashah describes the Temple menorah: 8:1-3; “Adonai said to Moshe, tell Aharon, ‘when you set up the lamps, the seven lamps are to cast their light forward, in front of… Read more »

Parashah#35: Naso (Take) B’midbar (Numbers) 4:21-7:89

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah 35: Naso (Take) B’Midbar (Numbers) 4:21-7:89 Haftarah: Shof’tim (Judges) 13:2-25 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan 7:53-8:11 The focus on the parashah this year is Num. Chapter 5. This passage describes the process that will establish the innocence of a woman wrongly accused of adultery by her husband, or guilt. This is the… Read more »

Parashah #34: B’midbar (In the desert) Numbers 1:1-4:20

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #34: B’midbar (In the desert) Numbers 1:1-4:20 Haftarah: Hoshea (Hosea) 2:1-2-22 B’rit Chadashah: Luke 2:1-7; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 In this parashah, G-d commands a census of the entire assembly of Israel. The census was taken according to tribe. This required each person to establish his genealogical descent from the corresponding… Read more »

Parashah #31 Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #31 Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 44:15-31 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu (Matthew) 5:38-42 This is one of the most useful parashot for referencing the festivals (G-d’s designated times), and equitable compensation for damage to persons and property. This parashah also lays out in detail G-d’s special requirements beyond… Read more »

Parashah #29 and “30 Acharei mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18; 18:30

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #29 Acharei Mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18-18:30 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 22:1-19 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 3:19-28; 9:30-10:13; 1Corinthians 5:1-13;2 Corinthians 2:1-11; Galatians 3:10-14 Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 7:23-10:25 The parashah read with Acharei Mot in regular years is K’doshim. Please read this parashah also as you study this week’s teaching…. Read more »

Parashah #29 Acharei Mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30 Also read Parashah #30 K’doshim Vayikra 19:1-20:27

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #29 Acharei Mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 22:1-19 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 3:19-28; 9:30-10:13; 1Corinthians 5:1-13;2 Corinthians 2:1-11; Galatians 3:10-14 Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 7:23-10:25 The parashah read with Acharei Mot in regular years is K’doshim. Please read this parashah also as you study this week’s teaching…. Read more »

Parashah #27: Tazria (She conceives) Vayikra (Leviticus) 12:1-13:59

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah 27: Tazria (She conceives) Vayikra (Leviticus) 12:1-13:59 Haftarah: M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 4:42-5:19 B’rit Chadashah: Luke 2:22-24; 5:12-16 This week we learn about purification and diseases. After reading this parashah it is not difficult to understand how rabbis came to be physicians and lawyers as part of the rabbinical role…. Read more »