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Hevel: Haftara for the Three Weeks - Week Two

I know,  I know. What a creative and exciting title. But there is so much to say about this Haftara, and unfortunately, I have such little time! 401 more words


A Bubbling Pot and an Almond Stick (and a short introduction to this blog)

How appropriate that this week’s haftarah is a fusion of ideas and food-related items- just in time for the first post on this blog! This blog is intended as a vehicle to discuss Navi (starting with Haftarot) and food, on  a weekly basis. 894 more words

(This blog post is a week early as Vered and I are traveling to Zimbabwe – July 14th – 24th – to join a JVMI Outreach to the Lemba tribe. 1,329 more words

This week’s parasha, Pinchas, Numbers 25.10 though 30.1,[i] continues with last week’s episode where Bnei Yisrael linked themselves with Baal Peor in an idolatress relationship that apparently included adulteress relationships with foreign women, specifically Moabites and Midianites.  1,111 more words


Parshat ha Shavuah Verses - Bamidbar/בְּמִדְבַּר

This week we count.

א  וַיְדַבֵּר יְהוָה אֶל-מֹשֶׁה בְּמִדְבַּר סִינַי, בְּאֹהֶל מוֹעֵד:  בְּאֶחָד לַחֹדֶשׁ הַשֵּׁנִי בַּשָּׁנָה הַשֵּׁנִית, לְצֵאתָם מֵאֶרֶץ מִצְרַיִם–לֵאמֹר. 774 more words

Jewish Stories

Parshat ha Shavuah Verses –Beshalach

Wow! What a parshah! It is very true that no matter how many times you read Torah on Shabbat, you will always be astonished by something in it. 782 more words


Haftarat Vayiggash—Ezekiel: You Can’t Go Home Again

Every week of the year has its own Torah portion (a reading from the first five books of the Bible) and its own haftarah (an accompanying reading from the books of the prophets) in the Jewish tradition. 1,251 more words