Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: Weekly Portion

Weekly Portion: Korach, Numbers 16:1 – 18:32

There are two rebellions this week. First, Korach, a Levite, was passed over for the leadership of his tribe and then challenges Moshe over...

Weekly Portion: Shelach, Numbers 13:1 – 15:41

The Jewish people received the Torah on Mt. Sinai and were ready to enter the land of Israel. There was a consensus of opinion...

Weekly Portion: Be’halot’cha (Numbers 8-12)

Aharon is commanded in the lighting of the Menorah, the Levites purify themselves for service in the Tabernacle (they trained from age 25-30 and...

Weekly Portion: Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89)

This week's portion includes further job instructions to the Levites, Moshe is instructed to purify the camp in preparation for the dedication of the...

Weekly Portion: Bamidbar (Numbers 1-4)

In the second year of travel in the desert, Moshe and Aharon were commanded by the Almighty to count all male Israelites between 20...

Weekly Portion: Behar-Bechukotai (Leviticus 25:1 -27:34)

Behar begins with the laws of Shemitah, the Sabbatical year, where the Jewish people are commanded not to plant their fields or tend to...

Weekly Portion: Emor (Leviticus 21-24)

This week’s portion sets forth the standards of purity and perfection for a Cohen; specifies the physical requirements of sacrifices and what is to...

Weekly Portion: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim (Leviticus 16-20)

Acharei Mot includes the Yom Kippur service where the Cohen Gadol cast lots to designate two goats — one to be sacrificed, the other...

Weekly Portion: Tazria & Metzora (Leviticus 12:1 – 15:33)

The Torah continues with the laws of physical and spiritual purity. The focus of this portion is upon tzora'as, a supernatural physical affliction sent...

Weekly Portion: Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35)

By Rabbi Kalman Packouz The Torah portion includes: instructions for taking a census (by each person donating a half shekel); instructions to make the Washstand, Anointing...

Weekly Portion: Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10)

By Rabbi Kalman Packouz The Torah continues this week with the command to make for use in the Mishkan, the Portable Sanctuary — oil for the Menorah...