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Beha’alotcha ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Beha’alotcha (ื‘ึฐึผื”ึทืขึฒืœึนืชึฐืšึธโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “when you step up,” the 11th word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 36th weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the third in the Book of Numbers. The parashah tells of […]

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Nasso ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Nasso Take up โ€” ื ืฉื or Naso (ื ึธืฉึนื‚ืโ€Ž โ€” 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 (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading and the second […]

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Bamidbar ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Bamidbar In the wilderness โ€” ื‘ืžื“ื‘ืจ is the fifth overall and first distinctive word in the parashah), is the 34th weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, 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 ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Behar, BeHar, Be-har, or B’har (ื‘ึฐึผื”ึทืจโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “on the mount,” the fifth word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 32nd weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annualcycle of Torah reading and the ninth in the Book of Leviticus. The parashah […]

This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion: Emor

๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Emor (ืืžื•ืจ): The thirty-first reading from the Torah is called Emor (ืืžื•ืจ), 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 […]

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Kedoshim #ThisWeeksTorahPortion ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Kedoshim, K’doshim, or Qedoshim (ืงึฐื“ึนืฉึดืื™ืโ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “holy ones,” the 14th word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 30th weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the seventh in the Book of Leviticus. It constitutes […]

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Acharei Mot ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Acharei Mot After the death โ€” ืึทื—ึฒืจึตื™ ืžื•ึน is the 29th weekly Torah portion in the annual cycle of Torah reading. It is the sixth weekly portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the Book of Leviticus, containing Leviticus 16:1โ€“18:30. It is named after the fifth and sixth Hebrew […]

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Shemini Shel Pesach ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Shemini Shel Pesach Eighth Day of Passover โ€” ืคึถึผืกึทื— ื—ืณ ๐๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐š๐ ๐ž: Deuteronomy 14:22โ€“16:17 ๐‘๐ž๐Ÿ๐ฅ๐ž๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง: In between instructions for giving tithes and the three major pilgrimage feast Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot is the Sabbatical Year which I find amazing. The Sabbatical year happened in Israel every […]

This Weekโ€™s Torah Portion Shemini

๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Shemini, Sh’mini, or Shmini (ืฉึฐึผืืžึดื™ื ึดื™โ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “eighth,” the third word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 26th weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, 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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#ThisWeeksTorahPortion ๐๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐“๐ข๐ญ๐ฅ๐ž: Tzav Command โ€” ืฆื• Tzav, Tsav, Zav, Sav, or แนขaw (ืฆึทื•โ€Ž โ€” Hebrew for “command,” the sixth word, and the first distinctive word, in the parashah) is the 25th weekly Torah portion (ืคึธึผืจึธืฉึธืื”โ€Ž, parashah) in the annual cycle of Torah reading and the second in the Book […]