Monthly Archives: October 2015

Haftarah Vayeira

This week’s Haftarah portion is from 2 Kings 4:1-37. The commentators of the Life Application Bible aptly notes that “This chapter records four of God’s miracles through Elisha: providing money for a poverty-stricken widow (4:1-7); raising a dead boy to … Continue reading

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Haftarah Lech Lecha

This week’s Torah portion is Lech Lecha or as one translation reads, “get going out of your land.”[i] This is ADONAI’s command to Abram in Genesis 12:1 where Abram is told to pack up everything and head out for parts … Continue reading

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Haftarah Noach

This week’s Parasha, Noach, is the second in the one-year reading cycle and covers Genesis 6:9 through 11:32. While the Flood and Babel lend to the negative aspects of this Parasha, the LORD’s care for creation through Noach and the … Continue reading

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Haftarah Bere’shit

This week’s Haftarah, Isaiah 42:5-43:10, begins with creation, establishing the LORD’s sovereignty and care for all His creation. The portion is part of a collection of prophecies that address the Jewish community in Babylonian exile. It is composed of speeches … Continue reading

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Shabbat ~ Chol Hamo’ed Sukkot

It is a curious position we find ourselves in this Shabbat[i]. Here we are in the midst of one of the most joyous celebratory times upon our festival calendar, remembering the care that ADONAI bestowed upon Bnei Israel during their … Continue reading

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