Tag Archives: Torah Portion

B’Shalach – Death and Honor

Parashah B'Shalach Death and Honor Exodus 13:17 - 17:16 And I will strengthen the resolve of Pharaoh so that he will chase after them, and thus I will be gain honor through [the destruction of] Pharaoh and all his mighty army, and the Egyptians will know that I am YHWH[1]. YHWH goads and entices Pharaoh, playing off of Pharaoh’s pride. Rather than …

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Bo – Why All The Blood?

Parashah Bo Why All The Blood? Exodus 10:1 - 13:16 Green fog rolls down the street, searching for a victim. It approaches a door and suddenly turns away, averted by the blood painted upon the home's doorpost. This is a scene from Charlton Heston's Ten Commandments that many of us are familiar with, but is it based upon fact or fiction? Did …

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Noach – Judgment and Grace

Parashah Noach Judgment & Grace Genesis 6:9 - 11:32 How could a loving God allow such chaos and suffering in the world today?  Many people today use this argument as proof that there is no God.  Others have turned to the Bible and read the story of the destruction of almost all mankind in the Flood and determined that the …

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Bereshit – Order & Chaos

Shalom! Welcome to the Culture of Torah series.  Each week I will be addressing certain cultural issues in that week's Torah portion.  My intent is to have the whole cycle compiled by the end of the year and then turn this into a printed book!  I pray that you enjoy. (PDF coming soon) Parashah Bereshiyt Order & Chaos Genesis 1:1 …

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Torah Portion Re’eh – TTRT

TTRT or Torah Teachers Round Table is a radio show on Hebrew Nation Radio that I host along with a discussion panel which regularly consists of Barry Phillips, Lee Miller, and other guests.  It is a two hour show where we discuss this week's Torah Potion. This week Barry Phillips and myself discuss the Torah Portion.  The final 25 minutes …

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Torah Portion Ekev – TTRT

TTRT or Torah Teachers Round Table is a radio show on Hebrew Nation Radio that I host along with a discussion panel which regularly consists of Barry Phillips, Lee Miller, and other guests.  It is a two hour show where we discuss this week's Torah Potion. This week Lee Miller and myself discuss the Torah Portion.  The final 25 minutes …

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Torah Portion D’varim – TTRT

TTRT or Torah Teachers Round Table is a radio show on Hebrew Nation Radio that I host along with a discussion panel which regularly consists of Barry Phillips, Lee Miller, and other guests.  It is a two hour show where we discuss this week's Torah Potion. This week Barry Phillips and myself discuss the covenant renewal format as well as …

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