Pondering the Portion: Parashah 40: Balak

Originally Published on my website in Jul 9, 2008 Torah Portion: B’midbar (Numbers)  22:2 – 25:9 Haftarah: Mikhah (Micah) 5:6(7) – 6:8 Suggested readings for the B’rit Hadashah (New Covenant): 2 Kefa (2 Peter) 2:1-22; Y’hudah (Jude) 11; Revelation 2:14-15 Click on the links to hear the Torah portions chanted in Hebrew.  Alternatively visit BibleGateway.com. […]

Torah Parashah 39 Hukkat (Regulation)

Weekly Torah Portion for Shabbat 19 June 2010 Hebrew Blessing:Brachot: (to listen to the blessing in Hebrew) before reading the Scriptures Baruch atah ADONAI, Eloheynu Melech ha-Olam, asher bachar banu m’kol ha-amim, v’natan lanu eht Torah-to. Baruch atah ADONAI, noteyn ha-Torah. Ameyn Transliteration: Blessed are you, O’L-rd our G-d, Kind of the Universe, you have […]

Dovetailing Nicely

I think one of my major struggles is that I am somewhat of a book junky… perhaps though it has had a postive effect in that I am quite at home reading Torah commentaries from a very eclictic mix of Rabbis, teachers, et al. I am slowly learning to be somewhat selective, and find that […]

Weekly Torah Portion for Shabbat 20 March 2010 Hebrew Blessing:Brachot: (to listen to the blessing in Hebrew) before reading the Scriptures Baruch atah ADONAI, Eloheynu Melech ha-Olam, asher bachar banu m’kol ha-amim, v’natan lanu eht Torah-to. Baruch atah ADONAI, noteyn ha-Torah. Ameyn Transliteration: Blessed are you, O’L-rd our G-d, Kind of the Universe, you have […]