Parasha for the Week: Pinchas -  Numbers 25:10 – 30:1
Haftara for the Week: 1 Kings 18:46 – 19:21
Besorat Yeshua: Mark 6:2 - 13

Overview
G-d tells Moshe to inform Pinchas that Pinchas will receive G-d’s “covenant of peace” as reward for his bold action— executing Zimri and the Midianite princess Kozbi.

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Parasha for the Week: Chukat Numbers 19:1 – 22:1
Haftara for the Week: Judges 11:1 - 33
Apostolic Writings: Mark 5: 21 - 34

Overview:
The laws of the para aduma (the red heifer) are detailed. These laws are for the ritual purification of one who comes into contact with death.

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Parasha for the Week: Korach Numbers 16:1 – 18:32
Haftara for the Week: 1 Samuel 11:14 – 12:22
Besorat Yeshua: Mark 5:9 - 20

Overview

Korach, Datan and Aviram, and 250 leaders of Israel rebel against the authority of Moshe and Aharon. The rebellion results in their being swallowed by the earth.

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weeklyParasha for the Week: Baha’Alotcha Numbers 8:1 – 12:16
Haftara for the Week: Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7
Apostolic Writings: Mark 4:21 – 34

Overview:
Aharon is taught the method for kindling the menorah. Moshe sanctifies the levi’im to work in the Mishkan.

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Parasha for the Week: Naso Number 4:21 – 7:89
Haftara for the Week: Judges 13:2 - 25
Apostolic Writings: Mark 4:10 – 20

Overview:
The Torah assigns the exact Mishkan-related tasks to be performed by the families of Gershon, Kehat, and Merari, the sons of Levi.
A census reveals that over 8,000 men are ready for such service.

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Parasha for the Week:  Bemidbar: Numbers 1:1 – 4:20
Haftarah:  Hosea 2:1 – 22
Besorat Yeshua:   Mark 3:31 – 4:9

Overview:
The Book of Bemidbar — "In the desert" — begins with G-d commanding Moshe to take a census of all men over age twenty — old enough for service.

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weeklyParasha for the Week: Bechukotai: Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34
Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19 – 17:14
Apostolic Writings: Mark 3:13 – 30

Overview:
The Torah promises prosperity for the Jewish people if they follow G-d’s commandments. However, if they fail to live up to the responsibility of being the Chosen People, then chilling punishments will result. The Torah details the harsh historical process that will fall upon them when Divine protection is removed.

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Parasha for the Week: Behar: Leviticus 25:1 – 26:2
Haftarah: Jeremiah 32:6 - 27
Besorat Yeshua: Mark 3:1 – 12

Overview:
The Torah prohibits normal farming of the Land of Israel every seven years. This “Shabbat” for the Land is called shmita. After every seventh shmita, the fiftieth year the yovel (jubilee) is announced with the sound of the shofar on Yom Kippur. This was also a year for the Land to lie fallow.

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