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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Bo – Learn Torah

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Jeff Gilbert and Yoel talk about aspects of the first Pesach and the annual reenactments in this week’s Torah Portion, Bo (enter) with a detour into bee honey, camel’s milk and mother’s milk.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Vaera – Learn Torah

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What does it mean that God hardened Pharaoh’s heart?  Yoel examines the concept of Free Will, as well as the significance of the Nile and more in this week’s Torah Portion, Vaera (I appeared).

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Toldot – Learn Torah

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Yoel delves into the practical and spiritual dynamics of marriage as demonstrated by Yitschaq and Rivqah, and draws parallels for today from Esav and Ya’aqov in this week’s Torah Portion, Toldot (Generations).

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Bereshit – Learn Torah

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Yoel opens our renewed Torah cycle in Bereshit (In the beginning), walking us through an academic comparison and contrast of the elements in the Torah with other creation stories.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Ki Tetze – Learn Torah

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Yoel brings an historic perspective to some awkward and controversial issues in this week’s torah portion, Ki Tetze (when you go out).

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Re’eh – Learn Torah

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This week’s torah portion, Re’eh (see) gives us instructions for identifying true prophets.  Listen as Yoel dissects the text for us.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Matot-Masaei – Learn Torah

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What do you do if you caused someone’s death, but it was an accident?  The Torah provides cities of refuge for those who commit manslaughter in this week’s double torah portion, Matot/Masaei (tribes/stages).  What are the functions of these places?  How serious is it?

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Hebrew In Israel | How Red Do You Need To Be? – Learn Torah

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In this week’s Torah reading we add the section from the Red Heifer in Numbers 19 which was used to cleanse the people when coming in contact with the dead. The question I want to deal with this time is the colour.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Chuqat – Learn Torah

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This week’s torah portion, Chukat (regulation), gives us the strange command concerning the red heifer.  Listen as Yoel sheds some light from the ancient world on this regulation.

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