Parashot

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 »

Parashah #26: Sh’mini (Eighth) Vayikra (Leviticus) 9:1-11:47

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #26: Sh’mini (Eighth) Vayikra (Leviticus 9:1-11:47 Haftarah: Sh’mu’el Bet (2 Samuel) 6:1-19 B’rit Chadashah: Galatians 2:11-16 This week G-d demonstrates how serious He is about making sure He is glorified (Lev. 10:3). Two of Aharon’s sons took it upon themselves to worship G-d in a manner that He did not… Read more »

Parashah#25: Tzav (Take an order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1-8:36

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #25 Tzav (Take an order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1-8:36 Haftarah Yirmiyahu (Jeremiah) 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Cor. 10:14-23   G-d provides detailed instructions for presenting the offerings according to His purpose. These detailed instructions are used to teach the Children of Israel and all those who seek to learn and… Read more »

Parashah #21: Ki Tissa (When you take) Sh’mot (Exodus) 30:11-34:35

               Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #21: Ki Tissa (When you take) Sh’mot (Exodus) 30:11-34:35 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 18:20-39 B’rit Chadashah: Acts 7:35-8:1  This week we are going to focus on four subjects from this week’s parashah: 1) Personal accountability; 2) Ascension to G-d; 3) Total separation for G-d’s service; 4) G-d’s festivals…. Read more »

Parashah #20: Tetzeveh (You are to order) Sh’mot (Exodus) 27:20-30:10

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #20: Tetzaveh (You are to order) Sh’mot (Exodus) 27:20-30:10 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 43:10-27 B’rit Chadashah: Philippians 4:10-20    As Messianic Jews, we have the insight of the B’rit Chadashah (Refreshed, renewed covenant that reiterates and explains much of the Old Testament. Such insight is provided by Matthew 5:16 that echoes… Read more »

Parashah #19: T’rumah (Contribution) Sh’mot (Exodus) 25:1-27:19

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #19: T’rumah (Contribution) Sh’mot (Exodus) 25:1-27:19 Haftarah: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 5:26-6:13 B’rit Chadashah: Hebrews 8:1-6; 9:23; 10:1   The Priestly story of the Tabernacle in Exodus 25–27 echoes the Priestly story of creation in Genesis 1:1–2:3. As the creation story unfolds in seven days, the instructions about the Tabernacle… Read more »