This Week’s Torah Reading, September 27-October 3

THIS WEEK’S READINGS: SukkotTORAH Sunday / Leviticus 22:26-33 Monday / Leviticus 23:1-3 Tuesday / Leviticus 23:4-8 Wednesday / Leviticus 23:9-14 Thursday / Leviticus 23:15-22 Friday / Leviticus 23:23-32 Saturday / Leviticus 23:33-44 Haftarah: Zechariah 14:1-21 New Covenant: Luke 2:1-20

The Tale of Two Wives

Torah Portion week 38, Numbers 16:1-18:32 The Two Wives Thought for the Week: A proverb says, “Woe to the wicked, and woe to his neighbor.” This applies to Dathan and Abiram, the neighbors of Korah. Dathan and Abiram were neighbors with a contentious man. That is why they were punished with him and were sweptContinue reading “The Tale of Two Wives”

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 onContinue reading “Weekly Torah Portion”