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Devarim Devarim (Words) — דברים Hebrew for “things” or “words,” the second word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 44th weekly Torah portion (‫פָּרָשָׁה‬‎, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the first in the Book of Deuteronomy. It comprises Deuteronomy 1:1–3:22. The parashah […]

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Mattot-Massei Tribes-Journeys — מטות-מסעי Mattot-Massei Tribes-Journeys — מטות-מסעי Masei, Mas’ei, or Masse (מַסְעֵי‎ — Hebrew for “journeys,” the second word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 43rd weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annualcycle of Torah reading and the 10th and last in the Book […]

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Pinchas 𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞: Pinechas, Pinchas, Pinhas, or Pin’has (פִּינְחָס‎—Hebrew for “Phinehas,” a name, the sixth word and the first distinctive word in the parashah) is the 41st weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the eighth in the Book of Numbers. It tells of […]

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Balak 𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞: This portion is from the section Balak (בָּלָק‎ — Hebrew for “Balak,” a name, the second word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 40th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the seventh in the Book of […]

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Nasso 𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞: Nasso Take up — נשא or Naso (נָשֹׂא‎ — 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 (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the second […]

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Bamidbar 𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞: Bamidbar In the wilderness — במדבר is the fifth overall and first distinctive word in the parashah), is the 34th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the first in the Book of Numbers. The parashah tells of the census and […]

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Behar 𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞: Behar, BeHar, Be-har, or B’har (בְּהַר‎ — Hebrew for “on the mount,” the fifth word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 32nd weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the annualcycle of Torah reading and the ninth in the Book of Leviticus. The parashah […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Emor

𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞: Emor (אמור): The thirty-first reading from the Torah is called Emor (אמור), a title that comes from the first verse of the reading, which says, “Then Yah said to Moses, ‘Speak (emor) to the priests, the sons of Aaron …’” (Leviticus 21:1). Emor begins with special laws of […]

Haiti’s Key Role in The Formation of The State of Israel

𝐀𝐬 𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐲 𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐈𝐬𝐫𝐚𝐞𝐥’𝐬 𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 𝐃𝐚𝐲 𝐲𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐝𝐢𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐇𝐚𝐢𝐭𝐢 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭 𝐯𝐨𝐭𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐦𝐨𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐧 𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝐈𝐬𝐫𝐚𝐞𝐥 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐞 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐠𝐧𝐢𝐳𝐞𝐝 𝐚𝐬 𝐚 𝐜𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐭𝐫𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝟏𝟗𝟒𝟕? If it was not for Haiti’s vote the modern state of Israel would not exist! When you understand WHO Haitians are you […]

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Acharei Mot 𝐏𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐢𝐭𝐥𝐞: Acharei Mot After the death — אַחֲרֵי מוֹ is the 29th weekly Torah portion in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It is the sixth weekly portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parashah) in the Book of Leviticus, containing Leviticus 16:1–18:30. It is named after the fifth and sixth Hebrew […]