Weekly Torah Portion – aish.com

Articles on the weekly Torah portion, parsha, from beginner to advanced levels. Divrei Torah, inspiration, ethics and stories for all ages.

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Articles on the weekly Torah portion, parsha, from beginner to advanced levels. Divrei Torah, inspiration, ethics and stories for all ages.

Vayeitzei- Parshah – Weekly Torah Portion

Our Parshah tells the story of a journey to a place of anger, deception and wealth. There’s a dream to point the way and a dream to summon us back, and angels to send us off and angels greet us on our return. There is the sad-eyed fruitious Leah and the beautiful pining Rachel, and flock and flocks of sheep amidst which a progeny is seeded and a fortune is amassed.

Torah Teasers Parshat Va’eira – aish.com

In this parsha, the ashes that Moshe threw skyward to initiate the plague of boils were taken from a furnace (Exodus 9:8, 10). Elsewhere, in parshas Vayera, following the destruction of Sodom, smoke rose from the city as if rising from a furnace (Genesis 19:28).

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Articles on the weekly Torah portion, parsha, from beginner to advanced levels. Divrei Torah, inspiration, ethics and stories for all ages.

Torah Teasers: Torah Teasers Parshat Bereishit – aish.com

Moshe Erlbaum was raised in Brooklyn, New York and received his rabbinic ordination from RIETS of Yeshiva University. He began in chinuch at the Yeshiva of Central Queens and has been teaching at the DRS Yeshiva High School for Boys over the past 12 years.

Shabbat Shalom Weekly: Nitzavim-Vayelech – aish.com

Nitzavim, Deut. 29:9 – 30:20 & VaYelech, Deut. 31:1 – 31:30. On the day of Moshe’s death he assembles the whole Jewish people and creates a Covenant confirming the Jewish people as the Almighty’s Chosen People (chosen for responsibility to be a light to the nations) for all future generations. Moshe makes clear the consequences of rejecting God and His Torah as well as the possibility of …

Reflections Parshat Korach: Keep Yourself In Check

One of the central events in the parsha is the attempted rebellion of Korach and his cohorts against Moshe and Aharon. Korach claimed that Moshe and Aharon were deliberately taking up all the positions of honor and glory for themselves and their closest family members, and he “indignantly” demanded …

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Articles on the weekly Torah portion, parsha, from beginner to advanced levels. Divrei Torah, inspiration, ethics and stories for all ages.

Parsha Potpourri Parshat Bereishit: Speech Or Food?

Ozer Alport was born and raised in Kansas City, a rare third-generation Midwestern Jew. After graduating from Harvard with a degree in economics, he went on to study in the Mir Yeshiva in Jerusalem for five years.

Parshat Kedoshim: Do Not Abide Wages

This week’s double Parsha contains some of the most important Mitzvos in the Torah. The laws of Yom Kippur are discussed in Achrei Mos, and in Kedoshim we have some very central mitzvos between man and man. The following is one of many. Rashi makes an important grammatical point. The meaning of the …