Parashot Teachings

In this parashah, Moses again repeats the same warnings he has already given and will continue to repeat throughout this book.   If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. He confirms that so

Moses reminds the people of the fact that he, Moses, is not allowed to enter the land and all those who rebelled against God have died off, leaving this generation to take possession. He assigns three cities as a City

We have now come to the last book of the Torah. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. It is the 11th month of the 40th year since the Israelites came out of

There is so much here that I have to just give the highlights. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. We start with the regulations regarding the Red Heifer and the purification procedures

This is a well-known story of rebellion; Korach, a Levite, jealous of Moses organized other Levites, all leaders within their tribes, to rebel against Moses and Aaron and to appoint a different leader (who he thought should be himself.) If

The Israelites are within sight of the Holy Land, and Moses picks 12 men, princes and leaders within their tribe, to scout out the land, the people, and bring back military intelligence so that the invasion and taking over of

The people have been in the desert for a year and have completed building the Tabernacle. Now God tells Moses to have Aaron set up the lampstand, or menorah so that the light will shine in front of it. Next,

Let me start off by saying I am not professing to be an expert on Biblical exegesis (although I do know some of the fancy words), and that I am not saying this is the absolute and only correct method

At the beginning of this book of the Torah, we have Moses, at God’s command (which is the only right time to do this) take a census of the people. We also are given the arrangement of the campsite, as

We come now to the last three chapters of Leviticus.  These chapters cover the Sabbatical Year, the Year of Jubilee, the regulations regarding the redemption of lands and of people in slavery, as well as the rules regarding how to

God starts out by telling Moses the regulations that are specifically for the Cohanim, regarding when they are allowed to become unclean by approaching a dead person, the appropriate behavior of their daughters (sons, as well, is implied), who they

Just as we did last week, this week’s Torah reading will be a double reading. If you prefer to watch a video, click on this link: Watch the video. The first one comes directly after the death of Aaron’s two