Torah Commentary – Sh’mot (Names) – His Ways – January 6, 2017

Torah Commentary Sh’mot (Names) Exodus 1:1-6:1 Isaiah 27:6-28:13; 29:22-23 Matthew 22:23-33; 41-46 Acts 3:12-15 Hebrew 11:23-26 His Ways Just a few days ago we entered into the Gregorian year of 2018. The thought of that seems a bit strange. You may even be one who would say you never imagined how this world system could possibly have lasted this long. I can relate. Truth is, … Continue reading Torah Commentary – Sh’mot (Names) – His Ways – January 6, 2017

Israeli Soldiers Report Divine Intervention in Battle With ISIS

  Israeli soldiers last week clashed with ISIS terrorists along the Israel-Syria border in the Golan Heights. Those same soldiers later reported, and provided evidence of, divine intervention. Last Sunday, ISIS gunmen opened fire on a group of Israeli soldiers operating in the buffer zone between Israel and Syria. Israel Air Force aircraft quickly eliminated the threat. A day later, Israel bombed the local terrorist … Continue reading Israeli Soldiers Report Divine Intervention in Battle With ISIS

TorahScope – Pequdei (Accounts) – “Weight of Glory” – FEBRUARY 28, 2014

Pequdei (Accounts) – “Weight of Glory” The eleventh and final parashah of the Book of Exodus comes to an exciting conclusion with the appearance of the glory of God in the completed Tabernacle. Exodus 40:34 tells us, “the cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the Presence of the Lord [kavod Adonai, hwhy dAbk] filled the Tabernacle” (NJPS). For the past ten weeks, since the introduction of Moses in Shemot, the Israelites have … Continue reading TorahScope – Pequdei (Accounts) – “Weight of Glory” – FEBRUARY 28, 2014

“Signs of Life” – Ki Tisa (When you take) – TorahScope – FEBRUARY 14, 2014

Ki Tisa covers a wide variety of topics that range from describing the half-shekel tax collected (Exodus 30:11-16), to the infamous golden calf incident (Exodus 32:1-35), and to instructions regarding the Sabbath (Exodus 31:12-17). Additional instruction is given regarding hand washing (Exodus 30:17-21), anointing oil (Exodus 30:22-33) and incense formulas (Exodus 30:34-38), and how the Tabernacle is to be used (Exodus 31:1-11). Moses also relates significant … Continue reading “Signs of Life” – Ki Tisa (When you take) – TorahScope – FEBRUARY 14, 2014

B’shalach (After he had let go) – “Complaining Slaves” – JANUARY 10 , 2014

The previous three Torah readings of Exodus: Shemot, V’eira, and Bo, all detail some of the most important and memorable events in the Holy Scriptures—getting us to learn about how God miraculously involves Himself in delivering His people. Yet as important as the Exodus from Egypt is, why do we see God’s chosen complaining, immediately after they are released? In B’shalach this week, we see the Ancient Israelites complaining right after they … Continue reading B’shalach (After he had let go) – “Complaining Slaves” – JANUARY 10 , 2014