Torah Teachings

Commentaries on the weekly Torah portions.

Commentary on Parashat Korach

Moran writes, "In questioning the authority and position of Moses and Aaron, Korah and his crew were in essence questioning God’s authority; they questioned His right to put those whom He chose in the specific tasks that He desired."
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Parashat Shelach Lecha: A call to preserve the Jewish identity at all costs

"What does this mean for us? We are the first example. We must show, above all, that one can preserve the Jewish identity in an authentic way through Yeshua the Messiah."

Commentary on Parashat Shelach (Send Forth)

Moran writes, "This week’s Scripture portion made me think about my own walk with the Lord. Do I truly believe and trust Him? Do I trust His promises? How possible is it to really walk by faith?"
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Parashat Behaalotecha: Who is the True Keeper of Israel, God or the IDF?

Our Torah portion begins with discussing the menorah, which has become an important symbol of Judaism. In fact, it also serves as the symbol of the State of Israel.

Commentary of Parashat Behaalot’ha (When You Kindle)

Moran writes, "My dear brothers and sisters, this is yet one more proof of the amazing work of our Messiah. HE is the fulfillment of the Passover Lamb that was foretold in the Hebrew Scriptures."
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Parashat Naso: God’s blessing is for this life

Read the teaching below, or watch a video of the teaching by Yehuda Bachana. This week’s Torah portion is particularly long and dense and deals...

Commentary on Parashat Nasso (Lift Up)

Moran writes, "I’d like to dig deeper into the richness of these words in the original Hebrew, especially because I feel the English translation has lost some of the essence of meaning."
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Parashat Bamidbar: The one thing people are willing to die for

As believers, we must strive to lead lives that are full of light, light that will attract others. People ought to see us and get inspired to improve their lives, their families, and to draw near to the Creator of the world.

Commentary on Parashat Bamidbar (In the Desert)

Moran writes, "There are no short cuts, no other ways to reach God; it is only through Yeshua that we can have fellowship with the Father, and worship Him in spirit and in truth…"
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Parashat Bechukotai: Our job is to bear fruit in the community

"Both personally and nationally, we must choose to be holy, every day. It is not an easy choice, but it is choosing life!"