Parashat Tazria-Metzora

Parashat Tazria-Metzora (She Bears Seed-Infected One) TORAH READING Leviticus 12:1 – 15:33 HAFTARAH II Kings 7:3 – 7:20 In the Torah portion Tazria, God instructs Moses about the purification rituals for mothers following childbirth. God then describes to Moses and Aaron the procedures for identifying and responding to those infected with leprosy. In Metzora, God describes the purification ritual for people and homes afflicted with … Continue reading Parashat Tazria-Metzora

ADV Parsha Shmini

שמיני בס”ד In a leap year, the Parsha read usually after Pesach is אחרי מות, which also speaks of the passing of נדב ואביהוא. The number of pesukim in Parshas שמיני is ninety one, and the סימן given is עבדיה. The truth is, the concept of שמיני and of עבדיה are opposites, the eighth being עולם השכר or ימות המשיח, and עבד- יה is the … Continue reading ADV Parsha Shmini

Parsha Tzav

Ramban TZAV’ (COMMAND) AARON. In the [preceding] section of Vayikra, Scripture stated, Speak unto the children of Israel,1 for there He gave the command about the bringing of the offerings, and it is upon the Israelites to bring them. But here He states, Command Aaron and his sons,2 for He now speaks of the rites of the offerings and these are performed by the priests. … Continue reading Parsha Tzav

Parashat Miketz / פרשת מקץ

Early on in his laws of repentance, Maimonides gives us a definition of the highest form of repentance: What is complete repentance? When we are confronted with a situation in which we previously sinned and could do so again, but this time we desist not out of fear or weakness but because we have repented. An example: a man has sexual relations with a woman … Continue reading Parashat Miketz / פרשת מקץ

ADV Parsha Vayera

 וירא בס”ד       The laining of ר”ה is in Parshas וירא, and so we get a הארה of ר”ה on שבת וירא. Even though we are entering into the apparent ירידה of חשון, when there is no Yomim Tovim, there is a revelation- וירא. What bothers Rashi is why the pasuk says that the revelation was in  אלני ממרא, when we know that Avraham was there? Why … Continue reading ADV Parsha Vayera

The Cylce Begins

With 5781 just around the corner We will Begin Teachings with an in depth look at the Brit Chadasha with its Torah and Talmud insights in light of its original Aramaic and Hebrew Perspectives. A sneak peek Aramaic Covenant (Apostolic Writings) Apostolic Evangelism’s1Yah Chanan 1Yah 1:1 In the Be-kadmin was the Milta, and the Milta was with Allaha, and the Milta wasAllaha. *2Yah 1:2 He … Continue reading The Cylce Begins

Parashat Achrei Mot-Kedoshim / פרשת אחרי מות־קדשים

The Value of Reverence Parshas Acharei Mos Kedoshim 1. The Value of ReverenceThe Torah states, “Every man: your father and mother shall you revere. My Sabbaths shall you observe – I am Hashem, your G’d.” Rashi cites the Gemara, which explains that there is a Torah obligation to revere one’s parents, therefore one may think that if his father commands him to violate the Shabbos … Continue reading Parashat Achrei Mot-Kedoshim / פרשת אחרי מות־קדשים

Lesson 37

Parashah 37 Shalach L’kha שׁלח־לך 13:1-15:41 Rashi comments : Send for yourself: According to your own understanding. I am not commanding you, but if you wish, you may send. Since the Israelites had come [to Moses] and said, “Let us send men ahead of us,” as it says, “All of you approached me…” (Deut. 1:22), send for yourself, send forth men, if you please, suit … Continue reading Lesson 37

Lesson 30

Parashah 30: Kedoshim (Set Apart people)19:1-20:27 [In regular years read with Parashah 29, in leap read separately] Kedoshim : Holiness code, Parents, Shabbat n idols of chapters 19-20 consist of 64 verses and 51 mitzvot Exercise the mitzvot in Disciplinary lifestyle Key instruction: Love first Elohim with all our hearts, mind and nefesh and then exhibit love to people those in our circle of life, … Continue reading Lesson 30

Lesson 28

Parashah 28: Metzora (Person afflicted with Tzra’at) 14:1-15:33 [In regular year read with Parashah 27, in leap years read separately] 14:1(i) And Adonai spoke to Moshe, saying: 14:2 This shall be the Torat ha metzora in the day of his Tohorah (cleansing): The First stage of Metzora’s purification (2-8) He shall be brought to the Kohen: 14:3 And the Kohen shall go forth out of … Continue reading Lesson 28