Parasha Commentaries

Our goal is to present unique insights to the weekly parasha. We will involve a number of different authors with time, each offering their perspectives. In addition, we will be cross-linking between our parasha studies and other material on this site to bring even more depth of learning to the reader.

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B’reishit, בְּרֵאשִׁית In the beginning Gen. 1:1-6:8  – The Two Souls and Messiah
Noach, נֹחַ Noah (rest) 6:9-11:32  – Noah and Messiah
Lech Lecha, לֶךְ-לְךָ Go forth, yourself! 12:1-17:27  – The Blessing and the Plants
Vayeira, וַיֵּרָא And He appeared 18:1-22:24  – Isaac and the Akeida
Chayei Sarah, חַיֵּי שָׂרָה Life of Sarah 23:1-25:18  – Three Periods in Sarah’s life
Toledot, תּוֹלְדֹת Generations 25:19-28:9  – The Two Snakes and Messiah
Vayetze, וַיֵּצֵא And he went out 28:10-32:3  – Yaakov’s Ladder and Messiah
Vayishlach, וַיִּשְׁלַח And he sent 32:4-36:43  – The Reunion
Vayeishev, וַיֵּשֶׁב And he settled 37:1-40:23  – Messiah Son of Yosef
Miketz, מִקֵּץ At the end of 41:1-44:17  – The Messiah That Hanukkah Concealed
Vayigash, וַיִּגַּשׁ And he drew near 44:18-47:27  – Tzafnat Paneakh
Vayechi, וַיְחִי And he lived 47:28-50:26 Trein Mishikhin: The Twin Messiahs
Shemot, שְׁמוֹת Names Ex. 1:1-6:1  – Names and Geulah
Va’eira, וָאֵרָא And I appeared 6:2-9:35  – Hokhmah and G-d’s Names
Bo, בֹּא Enter! 10:1-13:16  – Inside Pharoah
Beshalach, בְּשַׁלַּח When he let go 13:17-17:16  – Unity for Redemption
Yitro, יִתְרוֹ Jethro 18:1-20:23  – Repentance and Shabbat
Mishpatim, מִּשְׁפָּטִים Laws 21:1-24:18
Terumah, תְּרוּמָה Offering 25:1-27:19   – The Inner Sanctuary
Tetzaveh, תְּצַוֶּה You shall command 27:20-30:10   – Shekhina, Betzalel and Messiah
Ki Tissa, כִּי תִשָּׂא When you elevate 30:11-34:35   – The Erev Rav
Vayaqheil, וַיַּקְהֵל And he assembled 35:1-38:20   – One Body, One Sanctuary
Pekudei, פְקוּדֵי Accountings of 38:21-40:38   – Three Names for the Tabernacle
Vayikra, וַיִּקְרָא And he called Lev. 1:1-5:26   – The Living Sacrifice
Tzav, צַו Command! 6:1-8:36   – The Continuous Fire
Shemini, שְּׁמִינִי Eighth 9:1-11:47   – Welcome the Shekhina
Tazria, תַזְרִיעַ She bears seed 12:1-13:59   – Circumcision and Leprosy
Metzora, מְּצֹרָע Infected one 14:1-15:33
Acharei Mot, אַחֲרֵי מוֹת After the death 16:1-18:30   – Azazel and the Fallen Angels
Kedoshim, קְדֹשִׁים Holy ones 19:1-20:27   – The Torah is About Love
Emor, אֱמֹר Say! 21:1-24:23   – Unifying G-d’s Name
Behar, בְּהַר On the Mount 25:1-26:2   – In Faith We Count
Bechukotai, בְּחֻקֹּתַי In My statutes 26:3-27:34   – The Fourth Torah
Bemidbar, בְּמִדְבַּר In the wilderness Num. 1:1-4:20
Naso, נָשֹׂא Elevate! 4:21-7:89   – Repentance: Four Steps and a 5th
Behaalotecha, בְּהַעֲלֹתְךָ In your making go up 8:1-12:16   – The Unifying Light of the World
Shlach, שְׁלַח-לְךָ Send for yourself 13:1-15:41   – In the Desert and In Redemption
Korach, קֹרַח Korach (bald) 16:1-18:32
Chukat, חֻקַּת Ordinance of 19:1-22:1
Balak, בָּלָק Balak (destroyer) 22:2-25:9   – The Light That Emerges From Darkness
Pinchas, פִּינְחָס Phinehas (dark-skinned) 25:10-30:1
Mattot, מַּטּוֹת Tribes 30:2-32:42  – The 42 Journeys
Masei, מַסְעֵי Journeys of 33:1-36:13
Devarim, דְּבָרִים Words Deut. 1:1-3:22   – On Fire
Va’etchanan, וָאֶתְחַנַּן And I pleaded 3:23-7:11
Eikev, עֵקֶב As a result 7:12-11:25   – The Heel and Messiah
Re’eh, רְאֵה See! 11:26-16:17
Shoftim, שֹׁפְטִים Judges 16:18-21:9   – I See Men Like Trees
Ki Teitzei, כִּי-תֵצֵא When you go out 21:10-25:19   – The Bird’s Nest
Ki Tavo, כִּי-תָבוֹא When you enter in 26:1-29:8   – Materialism and Egoism
*Nitzavim, נִצָּבִים You are standing 29:9-30:20
Vayelech, וַיֵּלֶךְ And he went 31:1-31:30
Haazinu, הַאֲזִינוּ Give ear! 32:1-32:52   – The Mystical Dew of Light
V’Zot HaBerachah, וְזֹאת הַבְּרָכָה And this the blessing 33:1-34:12   – The End Embedded in the Beginning

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