Weekly

Torah Portion


About the Weekly Torah Portion

From ancient times there has been a weekly portion (Parashah) from the first five books of Moses (The Torah) and an ending (Haftarah) from the Prophets read on the Sabbath in synagogues around the world.

This Week's Torah Portion

Sukkot 2019 – October 13-19, 2019

Since the eight days of Sukkot extend over a Sabbath, a special Parashah is read on that weekend. A number of other passages are also read during the festival week….

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Past Torah Portions

October 13, 2019

Sukkot 2019 – October 13-19, 2019

Since the eight days of Sukkot extend over a Sabbath, a special Parashah is read on that weekend. A number of other passages are also read during the festival week….

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October 6, 2019

Ha’azinu – “Give Ear!” – October 6-12, 2019

The Parashah for this week is called, Ha’azinu – “Give Ear!” The Torah Portion this weekend is comprised of what is often called the Song of Moses (The song recorded…

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September 29, 2019

Vayeilekh – “And He Went” – September 29 – October 5, 2019

Due to the Rosh HaShana holiday there is no Torah commentary this week.

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September 22, 2019

Nitsavim – “You are Stationed” – September 22-28

The Parashah for this week is called, Nitsavim—“You are Stationed” TORAH *Deuteronomy 29:10. “All of you stand today before the LORD your God: your leaders and your tribes and your…

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September 15, 2019

Ki-Tavo – “When You Come Into” – September 15-21, 2019

Sunrise over Bethany and the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem. “Arise, shine; for your light has come! And the glory of YHVH is risen upon you…the nations shall come to…

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September 8, 2019

Ki-Tetzeh – “When You Go Out” – September 8-14, 2019

The Parashah for this week is called Ki-Tetzeh — “When You Go Out.” TORAH Deuteronomy 22:10—25:19 *Deuteronomy 21:21, 22:21, 22:22, 22:24; 24:7; 23:14. “Thus you shall purge away the evil…

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September 1, 2019

Shophetim – “Judges” – September 1-7, 2019

Torah The Parashah for this week is called, Shophetim—“Judges” *Deuteronomy 16:18-21. “You shall appoint judges and officers in all your gates, which the LORD your God gives you, according to…

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August 25, 2019

R’eh – “See!” – August 25-31, 2019

The Parashah for this week is called, R’eh—“See!” TORAH *Deuteronomy 11:26. “See! I am setting before you today blessing and curse.” PLEASE PRAY: For sight to see the difference between…

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August 18, 2019

Ekev – August 18-24, 2019

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August 11, 2019

V’Et’chanan – “And I Pleaded…” – August 11-17, 2019

Manuscript on parchment of Deuteronomy 6:4-9 and 11:13-21, which begins, “Hear O Israel, the YHVH our God, the YHVH is One” Such manuscripts are placed within a receptacle which is…

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August 4, 2019

D’varim – “Words” – August 4-10, 2019

The Parashah for this week is called, D’varim—“Words.” TORAH: Deuteronomy 1:1—3:22 HAFTARAH: Isaiah 1:1-27 This “Sabbath of Vision” is so-called because the Haftarah for the Sabbath preceding Tish’a B’Av (the…

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July 28, 2019

Matot – “Tribes” and Massei – “Journeys of” – July 28-August 3, 2019

The Parashah for this week is a “double reading.” I. Matot—“Tribes” Numbers 30. Vows and oaths to the LORD are extremely serious transactions in God’s eyes; such words, coming out…

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