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...