Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

This Week’s Torah Portion: Behar-Bechukotai

May 10, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Behar-Bechukotai Reading: Behar: Leviticus 25:1-26:2; Bechukotai: Leviticus 26:3-27:34 Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19-17:14 Bonus Feature – Double Parsha! Parsha Summary – Behar Bechukotai Shmitta and Yovel God speaks to Moses from Mount Sinai. He tells him to command the Israelites that when they arrive in Israel, the land must keep a Sabbath. They may work the land for six years, and in the seventh they must let it rest and may […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Emor

May 02, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Emor Reading: Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23 Haftarah: Ezekiel 44:15 – 44:31 Parsha Summary – Emor Special Laws for Priests God tells Moses to speak to the priests regarding special laws for them. They are not to be near dead bodies except for immediate family: mother, father, son, daughter, brother, and sister. Priests must not swear, must not shave their heads or beards, or marry prostitutes or divorcees or any […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

Apr 26, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim Reading: Acharei Mot: Leviticus 16:1 – 18:30; Kedoshim: Leviticus 19:1 – 20:27 Bonus Feature: Double Parasha! Parsha Summary – Acharei-Mot Kedoshim The Rituals of Yom Kippur God tells Moses to command Aaron not to approach the Holy of Holies, because He appears in the cloud over the ark’s cover. He may only enter when he is dressed in his priestly finery, and then he will make sacrifices […]

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