Welcome to Tazria-Metzora (She Conceives and Infected One), this week’s
double Torah portion. These two portions of Torah are combined to accommodate
the number of Sabbaths this year. They will be read in synagogues around the
world during the Shabbat (Saturday) service.
Conceives) / Metzora (Infected One)
12:1–15:33; 2 Kings 4:42–5:19, 7:3–20; Luke 5:12–31
“The LORD spoke to Moses, saying, ‘Speak to the
people of Israel, saying, If a woman conceives (bears seed) and bears a male
child, then she shall be unclean [
Shabbat shalom during Pesach!
Because this Shabbat (Sabbath)
falls during Chag
HaMatzot (Feast of Unleavened Bread), a
special reading is inserted into the regular Torah reading cycle.
On this weekend as many
Christians are also celebrating the resurrection of the Messiah Jesus (Yeshua),
it is fitting to recall the physical redemption of the Jewish people from
We know you will be blessed as
you discover the Jewish roots of your faith in the King of Kings and Lord of
Welcome to this week’s reading
of the Torah portion called Tzav (Command!).
Because this Shabbat is just
before Passover, which starts on Monday evening, it is called Shabbat HaGadol (Great Shabbat), and a special
Haftarah portion from Malachi is read that speaks of the coming of Messiah.
6:1–8:36; Malachi 3:4–3:24; 1 Corinthians 15:1–58
“The LORD said to Moses: ‘Command [Tzav צַו] Aaron and his sons, saying: This is the law of the
Welcome to Vayikra (And He
Called), our study of the portion of Torah that will be read
in synagogues around the world this Shabbat (Saturday).
VAYIKRA (And He
1:1–5:26; Isaiah 43:21–44:23; Hebrews 9:1–28
“The Lord called to Moses and spoke to him from the
tent of meeting.” (Leviticus 1:1)
Last week, Parasha Pekudei was
the final Torah portion in the book of Exodus.
Shabbat, we begin studying the Book of Leviticus. In Hebrew, Leviticus is called
Welcome to Vayakhel (And He Assembled),Pekudei (Accounts), this week’s Parasha (Torah Portion).
VAYAKHEL (And He Assembled)-PEKUDEI (Accounts)
Exodus 35:1–40:38; I Kings 7:40–8:21; John 6:1–71
Shabbat HaChodesh: Exodus 12:1-20; Ezekiel 45:16-46:18
In the last few Parashiot of Terumah, Tetzaveh and the first part of Ki Tisa, God instructed Moses regarding the making of the Mishkan (Tabernacle, dwelling place), its vessels, and
the priestly garments.
Welcome to this week’s study
of the Parasha (Torah Portion). Today’s portion of Torah, Ki Tisa (When You
Take), will be read in synagogues around the world this
Because this weekend is
Shabbat Parah (Sabbath of the Red Heifer), a special maftir (Numbers 19:1–22) is added. That maftir speaks of the Parah
Adumah, the Red Heifer. We invite you to read along with us and are certain
that you will be blessed.
KI TISA (When
30:11–34:35; 1 Kings 18:1–39 (Ashk.
Welcome to Tetzaveh (You Command), this week’s Parasha (Torah Portion).
This Shabbat is one of four special Shabbatim
preceding Pesach (Passover): Shabbat Zachor (Remember).
Since this Shabbat falls before Purim (Feast of Lots), it has a special
Maftir and Haftarah reading. Please read with us these portions of God’s word
that will be heard in synagogues around the world during this week’s Shabbat
TETZAVEH (You shall Command)
Welcome to Terumah (Offering),this week’s Parasha (Torah Portion).
We know that you will be
blessed as you study with us this portion of Torah that will be read during
this week’s Shabbat (Saturday) service in synagogues around the world.
1 Kings 5:26–6:13; Hebrews 9:1–28
“Then the LORD spoke to Moses, saying: ‘Speak
to the children of Israel, that they bring Me an offering [terumah]. From everyone who gives
it willingly with his heart you shall take My offering.
Welcome to Mishpatim (Laws), this week’s Parasha (Torah Portion).
This portion of Torah will be
read during this week’s Shabbat (Saturday) service in synagogues all around the
Jeremiah 34:8–22, 33:25–26; Colossians 3:1–25
“These are the ordinances [mishpatimהַמִּשְׁפָּטִים] that you are to
set before them.”(Exodus 21:1)
In last week’s portion of
Scripture, Israel received the Ten Commandments at Mount Sinai.
Welcome to Yitro (Jethro), this week’s Parasha (Torah Portion).
Isaiah 6:1–7:6; 9:5–6 (Ashk.); Isaiah 6:1–13 (Seph.); 1 John 5:1–11
“Now Jethro, the priest of
Midian and father-in-law of Moses, heard of everything God had done for Moses
and for his people Israel, and how the LORD had brought Israel out of Egypt.”(Exodus
In last week’s Torah study,
God brought Israel out of Egypt and parted the Red Sea to save them from
Pharaoh and the Egyptians.