Monthly Archives: June 2019

Thoughts on Korach

This week’s reading is Korach, Numbers 16:1–18:32. The haftarah is 1 Samuel 11:14–12:22, and the Apostolic Writings is John 15:1–17. * The three readings this week contain a series of choices, each with long term repercussions. The Torah portion begins … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Sh’lach

This week’s Torah reading in Israel is Sh’lach, Numbers 13:1 – 15:41.*The haftarah, the reading from the prophets, is Joshua 2:1-24 and the reading from the Apostolic Writings is John 14:1-24. The parasha starts with the episode of leaders from … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Beha’alotcha

This week’s Torah portion, in Israel, is Beha’alotcha, Numbers 8:1 12:16. The haftarah is Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7 and the reading from the Apostolic Writings is John 13:1-20. I found the timing of this week’s parasha quite interesting. As we … Continue reading

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