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Parashat Tazria: Good News

By Rabbi Yaakob Savdie Apr 16, 2018 01:56 PM Tazria
Scabs, spots & skin discolorations. The topic of our parasha this week is Sara’at. A man may see it on his body, his clothing or h...

Parashat Shemini: The Fatal Mistake

By Rabbi Yaakob Savdie Apr 16, 2018 01:54 PM Shemini
The day had finally arrived... After months of planning & constructing, the Mishkan was finally complete. After a seven day ‘kohen...

Perashat Shemini & Kashrut

By Mr. Jack E. Rahmey Apr 13, 2018 12:48 PM Shemini
This week’s Parasha is Shemini, and it includes some of the most intriguing commandments we have and one of the most important and dra...

Perashat Sav: Four are Required to Thank

By Mr. Victor Bibi Mar 23, 2018 01:30 PM Tzav
There are four situations which might arise in a person's life that call for one to offer a mandatory individual שלמים offering cal...

Parashat Tzav & Passover

By Mr. Jack E. Rahmey Mar 23, 2018 01:24 PM Tzav
This week’s Parasha, Tzav, continues the discussion of the sacrifices that B’nai Yisrael...

Parashat Sav: Thanks!

By Rabbi Yaakob Savdie Mar 23, 2018 01:22 PM Tzav
Parshat Sav introduces the laws of the “Korban Todah”- Thanksgiving offering. Rashi writ...

Perashat Vayikra: Humility, Redemption, and the Korbanot

By Sephardic News Mar 16, 2018 11:51 AM Vayikra
It is admittedly a daunting task for one even to consider offering a summary of the general reason f...

Perashat Vayikra & the Sacrifices we Make

By Mr. Jack E. Rahmey Mar 15, 2018 01:26 PM Vayikra
This week’s Parasha is Vayikra. The Parahsa begins the third book of the Chumash with the Pass...

Parashat Vayikra: Sacrifice or Kindness?

By Rabbi Yaakob Savdie Mar 15, 2018 01:23 PM Vayikra
This week we begin to read from Sefer Vayikra; the book of the Torah which encompasses the laws of t...

Perashat Pekude: Guarding Against Intruders

By Mr. Victor Bibi Mar 09, 2018 12:52 PM Pekudei
The way towards the Divine Presence is graduated. Man was restricted in his advancement towards the ...

Perashat Vayakhel & Pekudeh: the Importance of Shabbat

By Mr. Jack E. Rahmey Mar 07, 2018 01:27 PM Vayakhel
In last weeks parasha, Hashem spoke to B'nei Yisrael about the importance of Shabbat prior to th...

Perashat KI Tisa: Unhitching God's Chariot

By Mr. Victor Bibi Mar 02, 2018 12:31 PM KiTisa
The vision of God sitting on a throne in the celestial world is an anthropomorphic symbol used by se...

Perashat Ki Tisa & the Golden Calf

By Mr. Jack E. Rahmey Mar 02, 2018 12:26 PM KiTisa
The parasha begins as Hashem tells Moshe to take a census of B'nei Yisrael. Hashem says to Moshe...

Perashat Tesaveh: Garments are Vessels

By Mr. Victor Bibi Feb 22, 2018 03:40 PM Tetzaveh
A reading of our Parasha begs one to ask why Kohanim would be required to don special clothing in or...

Perashat Tetzaveh & Purim

By Mr. Jack E. Rahmey Feb 22, 2018 03:28 PM Tetzaveh
After discussing the Mishkan in last week’s Parasha, this week’s Parashat Tetzaveh discu...

Perashat Terumah & Facing the Aron

By Mr. Victor Bibi Feb 15, 2018 12:52 PM Terumah
It appears obvious that it is essential for all to familiarize themselves with 36 of the verses in o...

Perashat Terumah: Giving for the Right Reasons

By Mr. Jack E. Rahmey Feb 15, 2018 12:46 PM Terumah
In last week’s Parasha we discussed many of the commandments between man and man; that is...

Perashat Mishpatim: Divine Punishment

By Mr. Victor Bibi Feb 07, 2018 02:02 PM Mishpatim
I think it safe to assert that the main purpose of biblically ordained punishment is to rectify the ...

Perashat Mishpatim & the Laws between Man and Man

By Mr. Jack E. Rahmey Feb 07, 2018 01:56 PM Mishpatim
At the end of last week’s Parasha, Am Yisrael receives the Holy Torah on Har Sinai. Immediatel...