Weekly Torah Portion

Jacob lived his last 17 years in Egypt. The sages say that they were his best 17 years. (Tov, the Hebrew term for “good,” has the numerical value of 17.) Jacob was a spiritually refined person, who had spent years studying Torah in the Land of Israel (then still called Canaan), the holiest place on earth. Yet his best years were in Egypt, a land of decadence, idolatry and moral depravity. How could that be?Continue reading “Weekly Torah Portion”

The Biblical Month of Tevet

 

The Month of Tevet is the Tenth Biblical month which started eight days ago on Sundown Wednesday, December 12.  It is a month to mature and grow on a path toward destiny and purpose.  Here is some of the highlights on this month.  We at Wellspring israel have learned to live our lives from month to month according to the focus of the Hebrew calendar.  It will help you on how to pray, intercede, and live out your days.  Each month corresponds with one of the tribe of Israel.Continue reading “The Biblical Month of Tevet”