Monthly Archives: February 2016

Haftarah for Ki Tisa

Ki Tisa, (Exodus 30:11-34:35) is a great equalizer. According to the census taken of all of Bnei Israel, from age twenty and upwards, each individual had to pay a half shekel tax to the sanctuary. Why is this an equalizer? … Continue reading

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Haftarah Tetzaveh

This week’s Parasha, Tetzaveh, is Exodus 27:20-30:10. The passage begins with the Ner Tamid (eternal lamp or flame) that was to burn inside the Mishkan but outside the veil of the Holy of Holies. After that is the description of … Continue reading

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Haftarah Terumah

In the beginning of Parasha Terumah/תְּרוּמָה (Exodus 25:1-27:19) we read; Adonai spoke to Moses saying, “Tell Bnei-Yisrael to take up an offering for Me. From anyone whose heart compels him you are to take My offering.” … “Have them make a … Continue reading

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Haftarah Mishpatim

The name of this week’s Torah portion, Mishpatim (משפטים), Exodus 21:1 through 24:18, means “judgments.” The Torah portion contains a list of commandments and guidelines for the exercise of righteousness and justice (mishpat, משפט). … Yeshua declared justice to be … Continue reading

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