This Week’s Torah Portion: Balak

Name: Balak Reading: Numbers 22:2 – 25:9 Haftarah: Micah 5:6 – 6:8 Parsha Summary – Balak After the deaths of Aaron and Miriam, Moses leads the Israelites forward to Canaan. They battle against local enemies on the journey, and God helps them win every time. The king of Moab, Balak, sees the Hebrews emerge victorious […]

Israel in the News – 2018 So Far

Israel often makes the headlines, with stories ranging from politics to scientific advancements to international sports. Let’s take a quick look at some of Israel’s highlights in 2018 so far… After Zambia declared a cholera outbreak across the country, Israel was the first country in the world to send international aid. Doctors, nurses, lab technicians, […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Chukat

Name: Chukat Reading: Numbers 19:1 – 22:1 Haftarah: Judges 11:1 – 11:33 Parsha Summary – Chukat The Red Heifer God tells Moses about a purification process to cleanse people who have come into contact with a dead body. They must find a blemish-free, pure red cow who has never worked and sacrifice her in front […]