Nasso – The Unfaithful Wife

Posted on May 31, 2015

Rick Ortiz gives a quick overview of the Torah portion, Nasso (Numbers 4:21 – 7:89), and then zooms in to the part about the unusual test of for an unfaithful wife with some challenging questions that lead to interesting probabilities!    

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Bemidbar & Intercession Part 2

Posted on May 25, 2015

Starting from the first Torah portion in the book of Numbers (Bemidbar), R. Paul Falk segues from the men of Israel “able to go to war” to scriptural examples of intercessors and what intercession means today. He cites numerous scriptural examples from Abraham and Judah to Moses and Aaron, which all point to examples for us. This is a meaty teaching that will certainly change how you see yourself as an intercessor.

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Bekar ~ “Shabbat: Faith 101”

Posted on May 17, 2015

Rabbi Paul Falk explains how the cycles of sevens taught by the weekly Shabbat is just the beginning of much deeper lessons about rest, release and return.    

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Emor – Chiastic Structure

Posted on May 10, 2015

Starting from a passage in the weekly Torah portion that contains the phrase, “an eye for an eye,” Patrick Shannon explains chiastic structures that are found in the Scriptures and how they always point to one central theme. He also shows numerous examples of chiastic structures, including another one from the Torah portion—the entire chapter of Leviticus 23 which outlines the Feasts of YHVH. Also included, a PDF file containing the Powerpoint Slideshow that was...

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Tazria & Metzora

Posted on Apr 27, 2015

Leviticus chapters 12 through 15. Insights into some less obvious meanings of Leprosy ~ by Rick Ortiz

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