The Sanctuary Bible Study Series B Schedule Balance Bible Study Series B – Study Dates May 26th – Session One: Introduction – via Zoom 1pm EST June 23rd – Session Two – via Zoom 12pm EST July 7th – Session Three – via Zoom 12pm EST The Zoom link is provided in an email […]
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Parashat Behar– I recently heard this portion referred to as the heart of the Torah, based on the following: It is the 32nd portion we have read in 5779. The letter “lamed” has a numeric value of “3”, and the letter “bet/vet” has a value of “2”. Lamed-Vet spells “Lev”, heart, and their values are, […]
Parashat Emor– As we have just passed the half way point in the 49 day process of Sefirat HaOmer, I will admit that this has been a very difficult couple of weeks for me personally, as well as for so many other around me. We have found ourselves dealing with tragedy after tragedy. And I […]
Parsha Metzora– Most years Metzora is read on the same week as Tazria. In a leap year we are afforded the opportunity to read each separately. Last week we discussed the disease called tzara’at and it’s primary cause, which is lashon hara (evil speech). The root of lashon hara is a lack of humility. When […]
Parsha Tazria – Likely, most of you have already begun your preparations for Pesach. Many of us go to extremes, cleaning anything that doesn’t move and some things that do. I recently heard a humorous statement we might do well to ponder: “remember dust isn’t chametz and your family is not a Korban Pesach!” So […]
Parsha Tzav– I would like to start with a confession: For most of my life, when I have attempted to read through or study the book of Vayiqra, I have been so lost and discouraged that I have given up. Have you ever felt that way about a section of scripture? When I first heard […]