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Beha’alotekkha – “When You Go Up”

This week Parasha is Beha’alotekkha which means "When You Go Up", and it covers numbers 8:1 – 12:16. We begin in chapter 8.  The Lord spoke to Moses and instructed him to make the seven lamps and how to make them and that they would shine light on what was being done just as the Messiah himself is the light

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Beha’alotecha – “In Your Setting Up”

The name of this week’s Parasha is Beha’alotecha, which means “when you set up”, and goes from Numbers 8:1 through 12:16. The meaning of this parasha’s name refers to Adonai giving instructions on setting up the 7 lamps of the golden lampstand, and how to face them and light the area in front of the lampstand, which was made according

By |2018-06-05T00:10:52-04:00June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Beha’alotecha – “In Your Setting Up”

Behaalotecha – “When You Set Up”

This week’s parasha is titled, Behaalotecha, meaning “when you set up,” and covers Numbers 8:1 – 12:16.  “When you set up” refers to setting up and directing the light of the golden lampstand of the tabernacle, the construction of which was described in Exodus 25:31 – 40. Chapter 8 describes the cleansing of the Levites.  This included a total washing

By |2017-06-12T23:23:44-04:00June 10th, 2017|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Behaalotecha – “When You Set Up”

Behaalotecha – “When You Raise Up”

The parasha for this week is entitled B’ha-alotecha, meaning “when you raise up”, and covers Numbers chapters 8 through 12. It begins with God’s command to consecrate B’nai Levi, the Levites, for the service of the Tabernacle. God chose the entire tribe of Levi to belong to Him in place of all the firstborn sons of Israel. This unique honor

By |2017-01-30T21:41:27-04:00June 25th, 2016|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Behaalotecha – “When You Raise Up”

Behaalotecha – “When You Raise Up”

The parasha for this week is entitled B’ha-alotecha, meaning “when you raise up”, and covers Numbers 8-12. Within this Torah portion is God’s command to set apart and consecrate B’nai Levi, the Levites, for the service of the Tabernacle. From the time of the Exodus onward, every first-born male, whether of man or animal, was to be given to Adonai.

By |2017-01-30T21:42:20-04:00June 6th, 2015|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Behaalotecha – “When You Raise Up”

Behaalotecha – “When You Raise”

This week’s Torah portion is titled Behaalotecha, it covers Numbers 8:1 – 12:16. Behaalotecha translates to English as “when you raise or elevate.” The portion begins with instructions regarding the lighting of the seven branched candelabra. This being the gold candelabra that stood at the entrance of the Tent of Meeting.  Aaron, the first High Priest is commanded to light

By |2017-01-30T21:43:02-04:00June 7th, 2014|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Behaalotecha – “When You Raise”

Behaalotecha – “In Your Setting Up”

This week our parasha is Behaalotechah, which translates to “In your setting up” and covers Numbers 8:1-12:16.  I would like to focus on Numbers 11 and 12 which recounts three separate rebellions against the Lord.  These rebellions teach us the serious consequences of turning against our Creator, and show that our nature has not changed since these events took place.

By |2017-01-30T21:44:08-04:00May 25th, 2013|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Behaalotecha – “In Your Setting Up”