…Hanukkah dreidels Happy Hanukkah, John! Here in Jerusalem it now getting dark as we enter the 3rd night of Hanukkah and light our 3rd candle! On the Hebrew calendar, Hanukkah is celebrated from Kislev 25 to Tevet 2.…This year, Hanukkah is celebrated between December 8 and December 16.…………Here is Israel, it is customary to place […]

This week’s Torah portion is VA'ETCHANAN (And I Pleaded) …Hebrew Scriptures… Shabbat Shalom John! This week's Parsha (Torah Portion), which is called Va'etchanan (And I Pleaded), will be read during the Shabbat (Saturday) morning service in synagogues around the world this week. Please read along with us; we know you will be blessed! VA'ETCHANAN (And […]

Shavuot (Pentecost): the 2nd day of this Biblical holiday! …Shalom & Blessings on this second day of Shavuot! Outside of Israel, today is the second day of Shavuot. “When the day of Pentecost [Shavuot] came, they were all together in one place.……Those who accepted his message were baptized, and about three thousand…were added to their […]

Does God ordain suffering? Bamidbar (in the wilderness) is this week’s Torah portion …Torah scroll……Shabbat Shalom John, Welcome to our Torah study on this week's portion of Scripture, which is…called Bamidbar (In the Wilderness). Please read along and enjoy with us this Torah Portion that will be read in…synagogues around the world. PARSHA BAMIDBAR (In […]

Water from the Rock: Chukat (decree) is this week’s Torah (Bible) portion …Hebrew Scripture…Welcome this week's Torah portion, which is called Chukat (Decree). This…is the portion of the Hebrew Scripture that will be read in synagogues all…around the world this Shabbat (Saturday). Please join us as we study the Word…of God together. We know you […]

Holy Confidence: this week's Torah reading is Acharei Mot (After the Death)-Kedoshim (Holy Ones) …Sefer Torah scroll in a synagogue… Welcome to our Torah study. This week, two Torah readings, Parsha Acharei Mot (After the Death) and…Kedoshim (Holy Ones), are combined to accommodate the number of Sabbaths…in this calendar year. Please read along with us, […]

Following the lead of a Loving Father: Shabbat Shalom John, this week's Torah portion is EKEV (Because) …Torah scroll Shabbat Shalom John! Welcome to this week's Parsha (Torah Portion), which is called Eikev (Because). We hope you enjoy this portion of Scripture that will be read on Shabbat (Saturday) morning services in synagogues around the […]