Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

This Week’s Torah Portion – Korach

Jun 14, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Korach Reading: Numbers 16:1 – 18:32 Haftarah: Samuel I 11:14 – 12:22 Parsha Summary – Korach Korach is Swallowed into the Earth A Levite called Korach, together with men from the tribe of Reuben – Dathan and Abiram the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth – gather 250 men. They rally against Moses and Aaron, telling them that they have taken too much power over the […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Shelach

Jun 08, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Shelach (or Sh’lach) Reading: Numbers 13:1 – 15:41 Haftarah: Joshua 2:1 – 2:24 Parasha Summary – Shelach The 12 Spies Go to Canaan God tells Moses to send 12 men to spy out the land of Canaan. Moses sends the leader of each of the 12 tribes to spy out the land of Canaan. He tells them to go up into the mountains and check out the land and […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Beha’alotcha

May 30, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein
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Name: Beha’alotcha Reading: Numbers 8:1 – 12:16 Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7 Parsha Summary – Beha’alotcha Purifying the Levites: God tells Moses to command Aaron to light the menorah, a beaten gold candelabra decorated with flowers in a pattern that God had shown Moses. God tells Moses to purify the Levites. To do this, they must be sprinkled with purifying water, shave their whole bodies, wash their clothes, and cleanse […]

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