Latest Parashah

May 19, 2017 — B’har and B’Chukotay

This week we conclude our annual reading of the Book of Leviticus with a double parashah. You will find this double parashah In the book of Levitucus starting with chapter 25:1 and extending to the end of the book.  The two sections are: Parashat B’har (Leviticus 25:1-26:2), and Parashat B’Chukotay (Leviticus 26:3-27:34). As is true of most of Hebrew Scripture, it is possible… View Article

April 28, 2017 — Yom Ha’Atzmaut, 5777

Yom Ha’Atzmaut, 5777 Independence Day 2017 Dia de Independencia 2017 Among the topics upon that that week’s parashah addresses is the calendar and the Biblically mandated festivals.  Over the many millennia of our history, we (the Jewish people) have not only kept these festivals, but also added new commemorative days. For example, both Purim and… View Article

April 19, 2017 — Sefer-VaYikrah

Due to what seems like a never-ending travel schedule, it is now time to catch up with our journey through the Pentateuch or first five books of the Hebrew Bible. When we left off, we were finishing the Book of Exodus.  Now we must turn our attention to a whole new book and a whole… View Article