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The Lord speaks to Moses saying “Speak to the Children of Israel regarding the rituals concerning childbirth of a boy. The mother shall be in the state of purification for seven days. Upon the eighth day the flesh of a male baby’s foreskin is to be circumcised. For thirty-three days the mother shall be in a state of…

The work of constructing the Tabernacle is completed; Moses receives the command to anoint it and to anoint Aaron and the priests. All that the Lord commanded Moses is created for the sanctuary under the direction of Ithamar, son of Aaron the priest, Bezalel of the tribe of Judah, and Oholiab …

G-d said to Moses “Go again to Pharaoh for I have hardened his heart so I may display my signs to the people. It is these signs which will…

Moses enumerates many laws that relate to topics of family relationships, interpersonal ethics, forbidden mixtures, and sexuality. In continuing his last speech, Moses delivers specific rules on family relationships. READ MORE

Moses stresses to the Israelites the importance of keeping G-d’s commandments when they enter the land of Israel; Moses repeats the Ten Commandments and utters the Sh’ma and V’ahavta.

Moses recounts to the Israelites episodes from the 40 years in the wilderness; he encourages the Israelites in their upcoming conquest of the land of Canaan. In the 40th year, in the 11th month, …

Parasha of the Week – Double Parasha n.43 Matot – n.44 Mas’ey

G-d gives Pinchas a covenant of peace; G-d explains the apportionment of the Land of Israel; the daughters of Tzelophechad petition to inherit their father’s portion; Moses appoints Joshua his successor. G-d says to Moses: “The priest Pinchas turned My anger away from the sons of Israel by bringing My rights to bear in their midst.

Korah and his followers rebel against Moses’ and Aaron’s leadership and are killed; G-d instructs Aaron regarding laws of the priesthood. Now, Korah, a Levite, along with two sons of Eliab, decided to rise up against Moses with the support of 250 community leaders. They plot against Moses and Aaron, …READ MORE.

In Parasha Shelach Lecha Moses sends 12 spies into the Land of Israel charged to gather information and to scout out the land for military purposes, so to make the Israelites entering the Promised Land easier. In the Haftarah for Shelach Lecha, Joshua is continuing the mission that Moses began: …