Lehk Lehka (You Go)

Lehk Lehk (You Go) – WEEK 3 By Moran Rosenblit Gen 12:1-17:27 This week’s reading brings us to some very important verses, which hold some of the most important, foundational principles in all of Scripture. Unfortunately, they are also some of the most...
Noah

Noah

Noah – WEEK 1 By Moran Rosenblit Gen 6:9-11:32 This week’s Scripture portion is “Noah”. Noah is one of my favorite men in the Bible. He is described as, “…a righteous man, blameless in his time; Noah walked with God.” Genesis 6:9b What I...
The Ones Standing | WEEK 50

The Ones Standing | WEEK 50

The Ones Standing | Nitzavim – WEEK 50 By Matt Rosenberg Deu 29:9-30:20 This week’s Torah portion is found in Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20. The name of every Torah portion is typically taken from one of the words, in Hebrew, from the first sentence of the portion. In...
When You Go | WEEK 48

When You Go | WEEK 48

When You Go | Ki Teitzei – Week 48 By June Volk Deu 21:10-25:19 FOUNDATION STONES                                            Seventy-four of the 613 commandments in Torah are included in the Parsha of Ki Teitzei. Ki Teitzei means, “when you go.” The first verse...
Motivated by Love | WEEK 45

Motivated by Love | WEEK 45

Motivated by Love | EIKEV – WEEK 45 By Teri Furr Deu 7:12-11:25 Eikev [And if you] obey [these rules] And if you do obey these rules and observe them carefully, the Eternal your God will maintain faithfully for you the covenant made on oath with your fathers....
Balaam’s Journey | WEEK 40

Balaam’s Journey | WEEK 40

Balaam’s Journey | BALAK – WEEK 40 By Avner Boskey Num 22:2-25:9 The parasha for this Shabbat is titled Balak. According to Joshua 24:9, Balak son of Zippor was the king of Moab, and thus a descendant of Abraham’s nephew Lot (Genesis 19:36-37). The...
The Cost of Grumbling | WEEK 38

The Cost of Grumbling | WEEK 38

The Cost of Grumbling | KORACH – WEEK 38 By Scott Volk Num 16:1-18:32 The pattern in the wilderness is unmistakable – God moves mightily, and His people end up grumbling. It almost seems unthinkable that people could have the audacity to see the very...
Spiritual Insights | WEEK 37

Spiritual Insights | WEEK 37

Shelach Lekha – WEEK 37 By Dr. Michael Brown Num 13:1-15:41 There are a number of important spiritual insights which emerge from this week’s Torah portion.  First, we see the destructive power of grumbling and complaining. This had been Israel’s habit in the...
The God of Seperation | WEEK 35

The God of Seperation | WEEK 35

The God of Separation | NASO – WEEK 35 By Scott Volk Num 4:21-7:89 There is one word that profoundly stands out to me in this week’s portion, and that word is “separation.” I circled each time it occurred in Numbers 6 and counted the word used 7 times in my New...