Weekly Parshah

Parashah #35: Naso (Take) B’midbar (Numbers) 4:21-7:89

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah # 35: Naso (Take): B’midbar [Numbers] 4:21-7:89 Haftarah: Shof’tim (Judges) 13: 2-25 B’rit Chadashah: Yochanan (John) 7:53-8:11; Acts 21:17-32 In this Parashah we read about the heads of the tribes bringing offerings to commemorate the consecration of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) and the offerings are identical. Knowing that the Torah does… Read more »

Parashah #34: B’midbar (In the desert) B’midbar (Numbers) 1:1-4:20

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #34: B’midbar (In the desert) B’midbar ( Numbers) 1:1-4:20 Haftarah: Hoshea ( Hosea) 2:1(1:10)-2:22(20) B’rit Chadashah: Luke 2:1-7; 1 Corinthians 12:12-31 We begin our study this week in the fourth book of the Torah which recounts significant events of the Israelite travels from Sinai (G-d’s mountain) to the plains of… Read more »

Parashah #31: Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #31: Emor (Speak) Vayikra (Leviticus) 21:1-24:23 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 44:15-31 B’rit Chadashah: Mattityahu ( Matthew) 5:38-42 Whereas the last parashah (K’doshim) addressed the necessity for the people to be a holy and offer sacrifices according to a detailed system according to G-d. this parashah addresses the need for the leaders… Read more »

Parashah #29-30 : Acharei Mot( After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #29: Acharei Mot (After the death) Vayikra (Leviticus) 16:1-18:30 Haftarah: Yechezk’el (Ezekiel) 22:1-16 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 3:19-28 In regular years this is read with Parashah #30 K’doshim which describes G-d’s admonishment that we are to be a holy people because He is holy, and how that is to be accomplished…. Read more »

Parashah #27 Tazria (She conceives) Vayikra (Leviticus) 12:1-13:59

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #27: Tazria (She conceives) Vayikra (Leviticus) 12:1-13:59 Haftara: M’lakhim Bet (2 Kings) 4:42-5:19 Brit Chadashah: Luke 2:22-4; 5:12-16 • This parashah is read with #28 in regular years This week we are going to focus on the first two paragraphs of this parashah in depth, then discuss tzara’at which can… Read more »

Parashah #26: Sh’mini Vayikra(Leviticus) 9:1-11:47

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #26: Sh’mini (Eighth) 9:1-11:47 Vayikra (Leviticus) 9:1-11:47 Haftarah: Sh’mu’el Bet (2 Samuel) 6:1-19 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Peter1:14-16 This week we examine the finality of the anointing and consecration process for Aharon and his sons and the algorithm for presenting offerings to Adonai that would set the proper environment for the… Read more »

Parashah #25: Tzav (Give an order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1(8)-8:36

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #25: Tzav (Give and order) Vayikra (Leviticus) 6:1(8)-8:36 Haftarah: Yirmeyahu (Jeremiah) 7:21-8:3; 9:22-23 B’rit Chadashah: 1 Corinthians 10:14-23; Mark 12:28-34; Romans 12:1-2 This week we are going to concentrate on the relationship between the parashah and the B’rit Chadashah a little more than usual to emphasize the applicability of the… Read more »

Parashah #24: Vayikra (He called) Vayikra (Leviticus) 1:1-5:26

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #24: Vayikra(He called) Vayikra (Leviticus) 1:1-5:26 Haftarah: Yesha’yahu (Isaiah) 43:21-44:23 B’rit Chadashah: Romans 8:1-13; Hebrews 10:1-14; 13:10-16 Today we are going to discuss the offerings with a focus on sin and the sin offering. All of the offerings included sacrifices that involved blood the consumption which is forbidden whether from… Read more »

Parashot 22:23: Vayak’hel and P’kudei: Sh’mot (Exodus) 35:1-38:20 and38:21-40:38

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Parashah #22-3: Vayak’hel (He assembled) and P’kudei (Accounts) Sh’mot (Exodus) 35:1-38:20 and 38:21-40:38 Haftarah Vayak’hel: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 7:13-26 P’kudei: M’lakhim Alef (1 Kings) 7:40-50 B’rit Chadashah: Vayak’hel: Revelation 11:1-13 P’kudei: Revelation 15:5-8 Due to time restrictions for the teachings, it is recommended that the reader review the haftarah and… Read more »