Parsha: Yitro

Torah: Exodus 18:1-20:23 Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-7:6, 9:5-6 B'rit Chadashah: Matthew 8:5-20 Summary The parsha begins with the visit of Moses' father-in-law Jethro (whose name forms the title of the parsha) to him in the wilderness, bringing his wife Zipporah and their sons Gershom and Eliezer with him. Jethro notices that Moses is struggling to sit … Continue reading Parsha: Yitro

Parsha: Beshalach

Torah: Exodus 13:17-17:16 Haftarah: Judges 4:4-5:31 Brit Chadashah: John 6:15-71, 1 Corinthians 10:1-5 Summary This is really the final chapter of the Exodus from Egypt, and where the Wilderness journey begins. 'Beshalach' means roughly 'When let go' orĀ  'Upon being sent away'. In last week's portion, the Pharaoh finally consents to letting the Israelites go … Continue reading Parsha: Beshalach