Tag: PARSHA

Parshas Netzavim

Note: The Shabbos Torah Reading is divided into 7 sections. Each section is called an Aliya [literally: Go up] since for each Aliya, one person “goes up” to make a bracha [blessing] on the Torah Reading. It’s about time we stopped making excuses and took responsibility for who […]

THIS WEEK’S TORAH PORTION

Do not underestimate the greatness of repentance. There is more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine who do not need to repent. Nitzavim (נצבים | Standing) Torah: Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20 Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 Gospel: Luke 24:1-12

Parshas Ki Savo

Note: The Shabbos Torah Reading is divided into 7 sections. Each section is called an Aliya [literally: Go up] since for each Aliya, one person “goes up” to make a bracha [blessing] on the Torah Reading. Following the last two Parshios that focused on Justice and the value […]

Parshas Ki Seitzei

Note: The Shabbos Torah Reading is divided into 7 sections. Each section is called an Aliya [literally: Go up] since for each Aliya, one person “goes up” to make a bracha [blessing] on the Torah Reading. In the course of history mankind’s most ignoble times have been during […]

Torah Portion #49 Ki Tetze

Torah Portion #49 Ki Tetze (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19) by tlmadmin on August 13, 2013 In this Torah Portion we read about many topics concerning laws for human relations. Topics include Marriage to a captive woman, rights of the firstborn and dealing with a rebellious son. More topics discussed are […]

PARSHAH KI SEITZEI

Torah Reading: KI SEITZEI Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19. Haftara: Isaiah 54:1-10. THE HOME AND THE FAMILY The opening mitzvah of the parshah, that of the beautiful captive, takes us directly inside the home, which is where the captive is taken to “grow her hair and nails”. Life in the home […]

Torah Portion #48 Shof’tim

Torah Portion #48 Shof’tim (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9) In this Torah Portion we read about justice for the people and laws for ruling the nations. The Judgest and officers are commanded that they must judge with righteous judgement. We also learn about the guidelines for a king concerning Torah. Other […]

TORAH: VO-ESCHANAN

TORAH: VO-ESCHANAN By Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: VO-ESCHANAN, Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11. Haftara: Isaiah 40:1-26. “AND I TRIED TO INGRATIATE MYSELF.” In the opening word of our PARSHAH of VO-ESCHANAN, Moses tells how “I tried to ingratiate myself” with G-d — elicit His favor — praying repeatedly to be […]