86 posts categorized "Weekly Torah Portion"

Parshat Ki Tavo: Putting an End to Calamity

In this week's portion, the Torah lists 98 different curses, all of which materialized during the exiles, inquisitions, pogroms and Holocaust. What caused all these terrible calamities? Enjoy this week's mini-lesson and have a lovely Shabbat! Don't forget - selichot for Ashkenazim begin on Motzaei Shabbat (Saturday night). May we all be written and signed in the Book of Life for a wonderful New Year 5776, amen!

Parshat Devarim: Look!

The Torah doesn't waste a single word; yet, when it comes to fulfilling Hashem's command to take hold of our national inheritance in the Land of Israel, the Torah repeats itself, even shouts...

Enjoy this week's 12-minute mini-lesson on the Torah portion, have a wonderful Shabbat and an easy and meaningful Tisha B'Av fast.

There's a powerful message here that we all should be aware of: