Weekly Torah Portion

Weekly Torah Portion

Orly and Yoel Ganor, our friends from Ulpan-Or are here every week to cover all the Torah portions in quick 7 minute video, in the most fun and spiritual way. Starting from ‘Bereshit’ all the way to ‘Zot Habracha’.

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Weekly Torah Portion
  • 27. Behar

    In this week’s portion, we look at the chapter of “Behar” – in which the children of Israel, still wandering through the desert, receive important commandments aimed at maintaining social order and concern for the weaker echelons of society.

  • 26. Emor

    In this week’s portion, we will discuss all holidays in Israel and the special mitzvot for each and every holiday

  • 25. Kdoshim

    In this Weeks Torah Portion, the Parshah begins with the statement: “You shall be holy, for I, the Lord your G‑d, am holy.” This is followed by dozens of mitzvot (divine commandments) through which the Jew sanctifies him- or herself and relates to the holiness of G‑d.

  • 24. Acharey Mot

    In this Weekly Portion following the deaths of Nadav and Avihu, G‑d warns against unauthorized entry “into the holy.” Only one person, the kohen gadol (“high priest”), may, but once a year, on Yom Kippur, enter the innermost chamber in the Sanctuary to offer the sacred ketoret to G‑d.

  • 23. Metzora

    This week’s portion begins by detailing how the recovered Metzora is purified by the Kohen (priest) with a special procedure involving two birds, spring water in an earthen vessel, a piece of cedar wood, a scarlet thread and a bundle of hyssop.

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  • 22. Tazria

    This week’s portion continues the discussion of the laws of tumah v’taharah, ritual impurity and purity.

  • 21. Shmini

    In this week’s portion, after the dedication of the Tabernacle and the ordination of the priests, two of Aaron's sons bring a strange fire before God and are consumed by fire. God then instructs Moses and Aaron regarding which animals may be eaten.

  • 20. Tzav

    This week’s portion, we explore the story in which the israelite priests are given step-by-step instructions for making animal sacrifices.

  • 19. Vayikra

    In this weekly portion we start with the first portion of the book Vaikra, discussing a fun fact- the first letter written differently than the other.

  • 18. Pkudi

    In this weekly portion we continue talking about the construction of the United States Ark and note the commitment reminiscent of Bezalel who supposedly built the United States Ark almost alone and the significance and conclusions that result from our daily lives.

  • 17. Vayakhel

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story in which the Hebrew artisans begin the intricate construction of the Ark of the Covenant.

  • 16. Ki Tisa

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story where Moses both receives and later destroys the ten commandments.

  • 15. Tetzaveh

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story in which Moses is instructed on how to feed the ‘everlasting flame’... and the priestly ‘Kohanim’ are instructed on how to dress the part.

  • 14. Trumah

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of where the Jewish people are instructed on how to construct the fabled Ark of the Covenant.

  • 13. Mishpatim

    Last week, we dove into the story of the the people of Israel receive the 10 commandments from god. Now, In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of Moses informing the Jewish people of numerous ethical and ritual laws and seals the covenant between the Children of Israel and God.

  • 12. Yitro

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of the people of Israel receive the 10 commandments from god.

  • 11. Beshalach

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of story of the Jews exodus from Egypt, the parting of the red sea and the manna that was delivered from the sky to the Jewish people.

  • 10. Bo

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of the harshest of the plagues that were inflicted upon the Egyptian people and the beginning of Jewish people's exodus from Egypt.

  • 9. Va'era

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of the 10 plagues brought on the land of Egypt.

  • 8. Shemot

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of the Jewish people and their affliction since growing in Egypt, and the story of baby Moses.

  • 7. Vayechi

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of Jacob's final years and him blessing Joseph's sons.

  • 6. Vayigash

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of Joseph forgiving brothers in Egypt and being reunited with his father Jacob, after 22 years.

  • 5. Miketz

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of Josef and his release from prison to becoming governor of Egypt .

  • 4. Vayeshev

    In this week’s Torah portion, we dive into the story of Josef - Jacob’s son- and his dreams and experiences in Egypt.