Torah Teachings

Commentaries on the weekly Torah portions.

Standing together

Moran writes, "One of my favorite accounts in God’s Word is found in this week’s Parasha."

The Lamb of God

Moran writes, "The Hebrew Scriptures (Tanakh) are full of references that connect to Messiah, and point to His fulfillment of the perfect, unblemished Lamb."

Take courage

Moran writes, "Let us take courage in that, and press on in doing that which He called us to. Let’s not grow weary in honoring Him. Be encouraged and take courage!"

The Lord remembers His covenant (Parashat Vaere)

"In this week’s Torah portion we continue reading in Exodus. It is the famous story of Moses and his brother Aaron who repeatedly kept asking the Pharaoh to let the people go."

New Year encouragement from this Week’s Parasha

Sandra writes, "On January 1, 2019, many will feel opportunity in the air, so to speak, to start fresh with an aspect of their lives. This sense of restart at the Gregorian New Year resonates in a promising way with this week’s parasha, Exodus 1:1-6:1."

Are you convinced?

Moran writes, "As I was reading this portion I was touched once again by the heroic act of bravery that Shiphrah and Puah demonstrated by not obeying Pharaoh’s command to kill every newborn boy."

Unmerited grace

Moran writes, "In this week’s reading, Joseph reveals who he is to his brothers in a very moving account, which is recorded in Chapter 45. I would like to address two important points in this portion."

His perfect plan (Part 2)

Moran writes, "In our portion this week, we find three very important verses that I believe put an even stronger emphasis on God’s perfect plan..."

His perfect plan

PARASHAT VAYEISHEV (AND HE DWELT) BERESHEET (GENESIS) 37:1–40:23 This week’s reading brings us to some very rich and important passages; we learn of the story of...

There is deliverence on Mount Zion (VeYislach)

"Unlike most of the other prophets Obadiah doesn’t encourage the people to repent. He brings his message as a matter of fact."