Monthly ArchiveApril 2019

"I will restore the fortunes of my people Isra’el; they will rebuild and inhabit the ruined cities; they will plant vineyards and drink their wine, cultivate gardens and eat their fruit." Amos 9:14

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Nitzavim-Vayelech – Learn Torah

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“Life and good” or “death and evil” is the choice given to those standing before God, as well as to “those who are not here with us today”.  We present implications of these passages and more in this week’s Torah portion, Nitzavim (standing).

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Ki Tavo – Learn Torah

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After an additional note about polygamy from last week’s parashah, we discuss aspects of the bikkurim (firstfruits) in this week’s Torah portion, Ki Tavo (when you come).

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Ki Tetze – Learn Torah

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We present 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 Shoftim – Learn Torah

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We examine the structure of authority that God established for Israel in this week’s torah portion, Shoftim (judges).

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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.

Hebrew In Israel | New Moon Shabbat – Learn Torah

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An examination of the relationship of the New moon and Shabbat in Biblical Times

“Is the New moon day a Shabbat?” has been a discussion in Torah observant groups for many years. The common argument is that the day of the new moon is the starter of a cycle of seven days, where the seventh or eighth day is a day of rest. In this article, I will examine the use of Amos 8:5 in the claim, and look into historical evidence on the matter.[1]

Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Eqev – Learn Torah

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Profound thoughts and questions arise in this week’s torah portion, Eqev (because), which tells us about placing the stone tablets in the ark.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Vaetchanan – Learn Torah

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In this week’s torah portion, Vaetchanan (and I pleaded), we examine the components of loyalty throughout this parashah.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Devarim – Learn Torah

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In this week’s torah portion, Devarim (words), Israel’s leader, Moshe, delivers his final speech before his death.  Yoel addresses some technical issues surrounding this ancient document, as well as the governing of Israel.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Matot/Masai – 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.  Yoel explains the function of these places for the double torah portion, Matot/Masai (tribes/stages). 

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