Category Archives: Parsha of the Week

This Week’s Torah Portion: Emor

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 […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

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 […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Tazria-Metzorah

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 […]