Sh’lach

Numbers 13:1 – 15:41 Haftarah: Joshua 2:1 – 2:24 External Sources (Num 12:1) Demetrius the Chronographer 3rd fragment He says, however, that Moses fled into Midian and there married Zipporah the daughter of Jethro, who was, as far as it may be conjectured from the names of those born from Keturah, of the stock of Abraham, a descendant…

Beha’alotcha

Numbers 8:1 – 12:16: Haftarah: Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7 External Sources Cyril of Alexandria In John 4.4 Yea and thou shalt bring in the table (Ex. 40:4) (it says moreover) and set in order what layeth thereon and thou shalt bring in the candlestick, and set thereon his lamps. You will understand Christ by both,…

Nasso

Numbers 4:21 – 7:89: Haftarah: Judges 13:2 – 13:25 Synopsis – In this second portion of the book of Numbers, we begin by asking ourselves why did the wise men of old who divided the “parasha” the way they did? In fact, it seems to be much more natural and logical to being our parasha…

Bamidbar

Numbers 1:1 – 4:20: Haftarah: Hosea 2:1 – 2:22 Synopsis – As we begin the book of Numbers a major teaching is presented to us: the tabernacle which, in the eyes of the world is very small, is in actual reality greater than any physical reality. From this we start to learn about the tribes…

Bechukotai

Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34: Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19 – 17:14 Synopsis – We have reached the end of Leviticus – a book of holiness that is beyond time and space, a book which is so unique in that is reveals to us the mysteries of eternal life, of the true Sabbath, of the reality of the…