Be a Light!! - Sidra Ki Tavo
Weekly Sidra: Ki Tavo (When you come) Torah Portion: Devarim / Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8 Haftorah: Yeshayahu / Isaiah 60:1-60:22 The month of Elul is a time for reflection. As the last month of the year we look back on our lives. We seek to repent of any actions we have done and continue to draw near to HaShem by reading His word and performing mitzvot. In this week’s Haftarah portion we are reminded of this wonderful truth: And nations shall
Love Letters – Sidra Ki Teitzei
Weekly Sidra: Ki Teitzei (When you Go) Torah Portion: Devarim / Deuteronomy 21:10–25:19 Haftorah: Yeshayahu / Isaiah 54:1–54:10 I recall when my wife and I first met I couldn’t wait to see her and wanted to spend every waking minute talking with her. We were in love. I am happy to say that 22 years later we are still going. We have had our share of difficulties and trials, but with Hashem’s help we have seen it
Under the Olive Tree and not the Christmas tree
The Bible is filled with imagery of the olive tree. From the olive branch in the mouth of the dove in Noah’s time to the Emissary Shaul; the use of the olive tree as a symbol of Israel and the engrafted non-Jews everywhere you look and you will encounter the olive tree; its branches, leaves, sprigs, oil, fruit, roots and pits; all usefulness and symbolic. There are two varieties of olive tree, the cultivated variety Olea europaea sativa and the wild variety Olea europaea oleaster.
E-Torah - Following the ways of God
Torah 24/7, the weekly Torah portion all at the convenience of your computer. Please keep our website marked so that you can get more articles concerning our hope, Melech HaMashiach. Torah is the Hebrew word meaning teaching. It’s root means to throw or shoot an arrow.? HaShem uses this word Torah in scripture to signify His Teaching to His people. The Teaching which God gave Moses (Moshe) is called the Torah of Moses, but this does not mean that Moses authored it,
What is Life’s Purpose?
We all wish to live a meaningful life. But why are we living? What are we doing in this world? What are we straving for? What are our goals after we die? To find the answers to these central questions we must look in the very book of life itself – the Torah, which is called Torat Chaim (a living Torah). The word “Torah” means “instruction” or“guidance”, for the Torah is our guide in life (Torah strictly speaking is the first five Books of the
Hashem is King – HaShem Melech
Weekly Sidra: Shofetim (Judges) Torah Portion: Devarim / Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 Haftorah: Yeshayahu / Isaiah 51:12-52:12 How welcome on the mountain Are the footsteps of the herald Announcing happiness, Heralding good fortune, Announcing victory, Telling Zion, “Your God is King!” (Isaiah 52:7) This week’s Torah portion speaks about what kind of ruler Israel should have. “14 If, after you have entered the land that the Lord your God has assigned
Nothing but Bore Olam!
Anyone can experience the Infinite Light, at least for a limited time. Just close your eyes and meditate on the fact that nothing exists but Bore Olam (the Creator of the universe), until you forget yourself completely. Then automatically all your sufferings will cease. The more one is aware of serving God and becoming a conduit for God’s will, the greater the rectified ego can lead others: ” “He used to say: Do His will as if it was your will that He may do your will as if it
Recognizing the Unity of HaShem
Divine simplicity - an absolute unity Judaism is based on a strict unitary monotheism and a belief in one indivisible God. The Shema Yisrael, one of the most important Jewish prayers, encapsulates the monotheistic nature of Judaism. We read in the Jewish Scriptures: Shema Yisrael, HaShem Elokeinu, HaShem Echad Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God, the Lord is One …Deuteronomy 6:4 Judaism emphatically rejects any concept of plurality with respect to God, explicitly rejecting
A Day of Rest - Sidra Reeh
Weekly Sidra: Reeh (See) Torah Portion: Devarim / Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Maftir: Bamidbar / Numbers 28:9-15 Haftorah: Yeshayahu / Isaiah 66:1-66:24 (Shabbat Rosh Chodesh) “For as the new heaven and the new earth Which I will make Shall endure by My will— declares HaShem — So shall your seed and your name endure. And new moon after new moon, And Sabbath after Sabbath, All flesh shall come to worship Me— said HaShem” — (Isaiah
¿Porque y para que aflige el Eterno?
Tora: Devarim / Deuteronomio 7:12-11:25 Haftara: Yeshayahu / Isaias 49:14-51:3 Y te acordarás de todo el camino que el Eterno te hizo seguir en estos cuarenta años en el desierto para ponerte a prueba, para saber qué había en tu corazón, si cumplirías sus mandatos o los desobedecerías. Y te afligió… Devarim 8:2-3 ¿El Eterno, aflige a sus hijos? Si ¿Por qué nos aflige? -Israel fué afligido