Category: Parsha

Parshas Behar/Bechukosai

Behar focuses primarily on mitzvos concerning the land of Israel, beginning with the command to observe a Sabbatical (Shemitta) year. During the Sabbatical year one’s fields are to remain uncultivated every seventh year, refraining...

Parshas Vayakhel – Pekudei

This week we read the final portion of Exodus, a book which began with the Jewish people enslaved to Pharaoh in Egypt and now ends with the completion of the construction of the Mishkan...

Parshas Ki Sisa

Parshas Ki Sisa:  Exodus 30:11 — 34:35 p. 484 – 515  (all pages, as appears in the Artscroll Stone Chumash) Maftir Parshas Parah:  Numbers 19:1-22 p. 838 – 842 Haftorah:  Ezekiel 36:18-36 p. 1216...

Parshas Vayigash

Parshas Vayigash Judah makes an impassioned plea to the powerful Egyptian ruler (Joseph, still in disguise) for Benjamin’s life, claiming that Jacob would surely die from sorrow if he lost Benjamin.

Parshas Mikeitz

Parshas Mikeitz – Pharaoh has a two-part dream about seven scrawny cows devouring seven robust cows, followed by seven thin stalks of grain swallowing seven healthy, good ones. When his advisers are unable to...

Parsha Toldos

Isaac and Rebecca pray to G-d for a child. Rebecca finally conceives, and after a difficult pregnancy gives birth to twins — Esau and Jacob. Their personality differences soon grow apparent, as Esau turns...

Parsha Chayei Sarah

Chayei Sarah begins with Sarah’s death at the age of 127 and Abraham’s search for a proper burial place which would be worthy of her greatness.