This Week鈥檚 Torah Portion

Pinchas 饾悘饾惃饾惈饾惌饾悽饾惃饾惂 饾悡饾悽饾惌饾惀饾悶: Pinechas, Pinchas, Pinhas, or Pin’has (驻执旨讬谞职讞指住鈥庘擧ebrew for “Phinehas,” a name, the sixth word and the first distinctive word in the parashah) is the 41st weekly Torah portion (驻指旨专指砖指讈讛鈥, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the eighth in the Book of Numbers. It tells of […]

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Nasso 饾悘饾惃饾惈饾惌饾悽饾惃饾惂 饾悡饾悽饾惌饾惀饾悶: Nasso Take up 鈥 谞砖讗 or Naso (谞指砖止讉讗鈥 鈥 Hebrew for “take a census” or “lift up,” the sixth word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 35th weekly Torah portion (驻指旨专指砖指讈讛鈥, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the second […]

This Week鈥檚 Torah Portion Shemini

饾悘饾惃饾惈饾惌饾悽饾惃饾惂 饾悡饾悽饾惌饾惀饾悶: Shemini, Sh’mini, or Shmini (砖职旨讈诪执讬谞执讬鈥 鈥 Hebrew for “eighth,” the third word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 26th weekly Torah portion (驻指旨专指砖指讈讛鈥, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the third in the Book of Leviticus. Parashah Shemini tells of the […]

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Pekundei 饾悘饾惃饾惈饾惌饾悽饾惃饾惂 饾悡饾悽饾惌饾惀饾悶: Pekudei, Pekude, Pekudey, P’kude, or P’qude (驻职拽讜旨讚值讬鈥庘擧ebrew for “amounts of,” the second word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 23rd weekly Torah portion (驻指旨专指砖指讈讛鈥, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It is the 11th and last in the Book of Exodus. […]

This Week鈥檚 Torah Portion: Vayakhel

饾悘饾惃饾惈饾惌饾悽饾惃饾惂 饾悡饾悽饾惌饾惀饾悶: VAYAK’HEL Vayakhel, Wayyaqhel, VaYakhel, Va-Yakhel, Vayak’heil, or Vayaqhel (讜址讬址旨拽职讛值诇鈥 鈥 Hebrew for “and he assembled,” the first word in the parashah) is the 22nd weekly Torah portion (驻指旨专指砖指讈讛鈥, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the 10th in the Book of Exodus. The parashah tells of […]

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饾悘饾惃饾惈饾惌饾悽饾惃饾惂 饾悡饾悽饾惌饾惀饾悶: Tetzaveh, Tetsaveh, T’tzaveh, or T’tzavveh (转职旨爪址讜侄旨讛鈥庘擧ebrew for “[you] shall command,” the second word and first distinctive word in the parashah) is the 20th weekly Torah portion (驻指旨专指砖指讈讛鈥, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the eighth in the Book of Exodus. The parashah reports God’s commands […]

Women鈥檚 History Month Guest Post: What Does It Mean to Be A Hebrew Women in Erverh Culture? By Seyram Adzanku

The original name of the people who are called the 鈥淗ebrews鈥 in the Bible is E撇E. Abraham is the first person called a Hebrew (Genesis 14:13) Abraham’s 5th Great Grandfather was Ever/Eber. We know this because Genesis 10:24 tells us that Shalach bore Ever. Ever is spelled 注讘专(EB/VR). According to the dictionary […]

After That You Shall Receive Power!

The season of Shavuot (aka Pentecost) known as Feast of Weeks commemorates two powerful moments in human history: when the Children of Israel and those who sojourned with them received the Torah and when people from various tongues and tribes received the infilling of the Ruach Ha鈥橩odesh (Holy Spirit) which […]

The Hebraic Call to Sexual Purity

I am in my 30鈥檚 and a virgin. Sadly, in America this is kind of embarrassing to type. We talk about a great deal of things in the awakening: who Esau is, where 鈥渢rue鈥 Jerusalem is, what is pagan, how to correctly pronounce The Father and Messiah鈥檚 name, the curses, […]