Weekly Parshah

Masa’ei

Parsha #43: Masa’ei (Stages) 33:1-36:13 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 2:4-28; 3:4 B’rit Hadashah: Ya’akov (James) 4:1-12 In this Parsha we learn the laws of Aray Miklat, the cities of refuge. A place designated for anyone who kills a fellow Israelite by accident. The killer has to get to the city of refuge before the deceased’s relatives… Read more »

Ha’azinu

Parasha #53: Ha’ azinu (Hear) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 32:1-52 Halftarah Ha’azinu: Sh’mu’el Bet (2 Samuel) 22: 1-51 B’rit Hadashah: Romans 10:14-21; 12:14-21; Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 12:28-39 This Parasha contains “The Poem (Song) of Moshe.” The poem begins by giving a basic overview concerning B’nai Yisrael’s behavior, from the Exodus until the inheritance of land. Then moving… Read more »

Vayigash

Parasha #11: Vayigash (He approached) B’resheet (Genesis) 44:18-47:27 Halftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 37:15-28 B’rit Hadashah: Acts 7:9-16 specifically vv.13-15 Parasha: If we look more deeply into this week’s Torah portion we can derive truth not obvious to the casual reader. Let us examine this portion from a mystical or kabbalistic point of view. We see that… Read more »

Vayechi

Torah: Sh’mot (Ex.) 1:1-6:1 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 27:6-28:13; 29:22-23 (A) Yirmeyahu (Jer.) 1:1-2:3 (S) B’rit Chadasha: Mattityahu (Matt.) 22:23-33; 41-46; Mark 12:18-27; 35-37; Luke 20:27-44; Acts 3:12-15; 5:27-32; 7:17-36; 22:12-16; 24:14-16: Messianic Jews (Hebrews) 11:23-26 This week’s Parsha brings up an interesting parallel. One, “There is nothing new under the sun” and two, something that… Read more »

V’zot HaBrachah

Parasha #54: V’Zot Habrachah (This is a blessing) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 33:1-34:12 Halftarah: Y’hoshua (Joshua) 1:1-18 B’rit Hadashah:Mattityahu (Matthew) 17:1-9; Mark 9:2-10; Luke 9:28-36; Y’hudah (Jude) 3-4, 8-10 This is our last Parasha for this year and we will be starting over from the book of Exodus next week. Moshe is about to die and before… Read more »