Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

This Week’s Torah Portion: Tazria-Metzorah

Apr 19, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Tazria-Metzorah Reading: Tazria: Leviticus 12:1 – 13:59; Metzorah: Leviticus 14:1 – 15:33 Haftarah: Kings 2 7:3-20 Bonus Feature: Double Parasha! Parsha Summary – Tazria-Metzorah Purification After Childbirth God tells Moses that after giving birth to a boy, women are unclean for seven days. The baby will be circumcised on the eight day. The woman will be purified after 33 days. After giving birth to a girl, women are unclean […]

 

This Week’s Torah Portion: Shmini

Apr 12, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Shmini Reading: Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47 Haftara Samuel 1 20:18 – 20:42 Parsha Summary – Shmini Tzav ended with Moses sending Aaron and his sons into the Tent of Meeting for a full week. God Accepts the Offerings Moses calls Aaron, his sons, and the elders of Israel. He tells Aaron to take a bull-calf as a sin offering and a ram for a burnt offering, and to bring […]

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This Week’s Torah Portion: Tzav

Mar 23, 2018  |  By Shira Goldstein

Name: Tzav Reading: Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36 Haftarah: Malachi 3:4-24 Shabbat Bonus – Shabbat Hagadol! Parsha Summary – Tzav God Instructs Moses Regarding the Sacrifices God tells Moses to command Aaron and his sons regarding the burnt offering. It must be burnt through the night into the morning, keeping the altar fire lit. The priests will move the ashes from the altar and a fire will always remain lit on […]

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