Category: Parsha

Parshas Vayera

The parsha begins with Abraham’s incredible display of chesed (kindness) to three angels who appear as men. This, despite extreme discomfort from his recent bris milah (circumcision). The angels declare that Sarah will give...

Parsha Lech Lecha

Abraham was called by G-d to leave his homeland, his father’s house, and his position of status and prosperity to travel to the land that G-d would show him. Upon arrival with his wife...

Parsha Noach

Parsha Noach As a result of Mankind’s evil, G-d brings a flood to destroy every living creature. Only Noah, his family, and at least one pair of every animal species were spared. Trivia question:...

Parshas Bereishis

This first portion of the Torah begins with G-d’s creation of the world in six days and His ‘resting’ on the seventh…

Shabbos Chol HaMoed Sukkos

Shabbos Chol HaMoed Sukkos On the Shabbos that falls during the Intermediate Days (Chol HaMoed) of Sukkos the regular cycle of Torah readings is interrupted with a reading that reflects the theme of the...

Parshas: Ha’Azinu

Parshas: Ha’Azinu Ha’Azinu is comprised primarily of Moses’ “song” about the horrible tragedies and supreme joy which will make up the Jewish people’s future history. While not a song in the familiar sense, Moses’...

Parshas: Vayeilech

Parshas: Vayeilech Vayelech opens with Moses walking through the Jewish camp on the final day of his life to say goodbye to his beloved people. He teaches them the mitzvah of Hakel, the once-in-seven-years...

Parshas: Ki Savo

Parshas: Ki Savo The parsha begins by describing the annual mitzvah for farmers in Israel to bring their bikurim, or first fruits, to the Kohen in the Temple. The donor was then to recite...