Tag: TORAH READING SHABBAT

Torah Reading: DEVARIM

Torah Reading: DEVARIM, Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22Isaiah 1:1-27.THE BOTTOM LINEAs always, we commence the reading of the book of DEVARIM (Deuteronomy), the last of the Five Books of Moses, on the Shabbos preceding the fast of Tisha Be’Av (9th Av) commemorating the destruction of the Holy Temple. Tisha Be’Av is […]

Parshas Shlach

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.  1st Aliya: Moshe sends the Spies on their mission.  2nd Aliya: The […]

Parashat Sh’lach / פרשת שלח־לך

UNIVERSAL TORAH: SHELACH LECHA By Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: SHELACH LECHA, Numbers 13:1-15:41Haftara: Joshua 2:1-24 With the arrival of the summer solstice and the longest day of the year, we are now standing on the threshold of TEKUFAT TAMMUZ, “the season of the month of Tammuz”, the […]

Parashat Nasso / פרשת נשא

Next read in the Diaspora on 30 May 2015. Parashat Nasso is the 35th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.NASO21 And the Lord spake with Mosheh, saying: 22 Take the account of the sons of Gershon also, after the house of their fathers, […]

Haftorah Behar-Bechukosai

Parshas Behar – Bechukosai 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. 1st Aliya: Parshas BeHar begins with the laws […]

Parshas Emor

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. 1st Aliya: Specific restrictions for Kohanim and the Kohain Gadol pertaining to […]