Parashat Achrei Mot-Kedoshim / פָּרָשַׁת אַחֲרֵי מוֹת־קְדשִׁים

Parashat Achrei Mot-Kedoshim is the 29th and 30th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on  / 8 Iyyar 5783.

Parashat Kedoshim 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת קְדשִׁים

30 April 2022 / 29 Nisan 5782 (Israel)

Parashat Kedoshim is the 30th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Acharei Mot | אחרי מות | “After the Death”

HaShem speaks to Moshe after the death of Aarons two sons

TorahLeviticus 16:1 – 18:30

ProphetsMalachi 3:4 – 4:6(3:24)

; Ezekiel 22:1-19

Brit HadashaJohn 7:1-52Romans 3:19-289:30 – 10:131 Corinthians 5:1-132 Corinthians 2:1-11Galatians 3:10-14


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Shabbo (שבת)

אני מקווה שלכולכם היה פסח מבורך (I hope you all had a blessed Pesach)

Robert Jackson (רוברט ג’קסון)

shalom aleichem (שלום עליכם)

Parashat Tazria / פָּרָשַׁת תַזְרִיעַ

Parashat Tazria is the 27th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. Next read on  / 1 Nisan 5782.

Shabbat Times for Tel Sheva‘

Tel Sheva‘, Israel
  • Candle lighting: 18:41 on Friday, Apr 1
Shabbat HaChodesh & Rosh Chodesh Nisan

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Tazria | תזריע | “She Will Conceive”

purification after childbirth

TorahLeviticus 12:1 – 13:59

Naaman healed from his disease
the prophet Ezekiel

Prophets2 Kings 4:42 – 5:27Ezekiel 45:16 – 46:18
Brit HadashaMark 1:40-459:14-50Luke 2:22-247:18-23


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archeological site

Tel Sheva Israel

Shabbos (שבת)

רוברט ג’קסון

Parashat Shmini 5782 / פָּרָשַׁת שְּׁמִינִי

26 March 2022 / 23 Adar II 5782

Parashat Shmini is the 26th weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Shafir, Israel
  • Candle lighting: 18:37 on Friday, Mar 25
  • Shabbat Parah occurs on Saturday, Mar 26
  • Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Nisan occurs on Saturday, Mar 26
  • This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Shmini
  • Havdalah: 19:33 on Saturday, Mar 26

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Sh’mini | שמיני | “Eighth”

Nadab and Abihu’s death

TorahLeviticus 9:1 – 11:47

King David attempts to recover the ark
The Israelites defiling the temple

Prophets2 Samuel 6:1 – 7:17Ezekiel 36:16-38

The Apostle Mark

Brit HadashaMark 9:1-13Acts 5:1-1110:1-352 Corinthians 6:14 – 7:1Galatians 2:11-161 Peter 1:13-16


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Shafir Israel

Shabbos

רוברט ג’קסון

צדיק

Shabbat Times for Ma‘ale Shomeron

Ma‘ale Shomeron, Israel
  • Fast begins: 04:37 on Wednesday, Mar 16

Ta’anit Esther / תַּעֲנִית אֶסְתֵּר

Fast of Esther ✡️

Ta’anit Esther for Hebrew Year 5782 occurs at dawn on .

The Fast of Esther (Ta’anit Ester, Hebrew: תַּעֲנִית אֶסְתֵּר) is a Jewish fast from dawn until dusk on Purim eve, commemorating the three-day fast observed by the Jewish people in the story of Purim. If the date of the Fast of Esther falls on Shabbat (Saturday), the fast is instead observed on the preceding Thursday. Like other minor fasts, Ta’anit Esther begins at dawn (first light) and ends at nightfall (full dark).

  • Ta’anit Esther occurs on Wednesday, Mar 16
  • Fast ends: 18:18 on Wednesday, Mar 16
Ester & Mordeci
Hamon escorting Mordecai
  • Shushan Purim occurs on Friday, Mar 18
  • Candle lighting: 17:31 on Friday, Mar 18
  • This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Tzav
  • Havdalah: 18:27 on Saturday, Mar 19

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Tsav | צו | “Command”

Ester accuses Hamon

TorahLeviticus 6:1 (6:8) – 8:36

ProphetsJeremiah 7:21 – 8:39:23(22) – 24(23)Malachi 3:4 – 4:6 (3:24)

the prophet Jeremiah
the apostle mark

Brit HadashaMark 7:31 – 8:3712:28-34Romans 12:1-21 Corinthians 10:14-23


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Maale Israel

Shabbos

פורים שמח

רוברט ג’קסון

Shabbat Times for Ẕur Hadassa

Ẕur Hadassa, Israel
  • Candle lighting: 17:26 on Friday, Mar 11
  • Shabbat Zachor occurs on Saturday, Mar 12
  • This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayikra
  • Havdalah: 18:21 on Saturday, Mar 12

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Vayikra | ויקרא | “He Called”

He called

TorahLeviticus 1:1 – 6:7 (5:26)

Saul’s disobedience

Prophets1 Samuel 15:2-34Isaiah 43:21 – 44:23

the apostle mark

Brit HadashaMark 7:1-30Romans 8:1-13Hebrews 10:1-1813:10-16


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Zur Hadassa Israel

Shabbos (שבת)

שיהיה לך יום טוב (have a good day)

רוברט ג’קסון

Parashat Pekudei / פָּרָשַׁת פְקוּדֵי

Parashat Pekudei is the 23rd weekly Torah portion in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading.

Shabbat Times for Beit Ṣafāfā

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Pekudei | פקודי | “Countings”

TorahExodus 38:21 – 40:38

Prophets1 Kings 8:1-21

apostle Johannen

Brit HadashaJohn 6:1-71Revelation 15:5-8


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Beit Safafa

Shabbos

רוברט ג’קסון

Shabbat Times for H̱aẕor Ashdod

H̱aẕor Ashdod, Israel
  • Candle lighting: 17:17 on Friday, Feb 25
  • Shabbat Shekalim occurs on Saturday, Feb 26
  • Shabbat Mevarchim Chodesh Adar II occurs on Saturday, Feb 26
  • This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Vayakhel
  • Havdalah: 18:13 on Saturday, Feb 26

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Vayak’hel | ויקהל | “He Gathered”

The Tent of Meetings

TorahExodus 35:1 – 38:20

King Solomon gives instructions

Prophets1 Kings 7:13-512 Kings 11:17 – 12:16(17); Ezekiel 45:16 – 46:18

the apostle Mark

Brit HadashaMark 6:14-292 Corinthians 9:1-15Hebrews 9:1-14Revelation 11:1-13


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Hazor Ashdod Israel

Shabbos (שבת)

רוברט ג’קסון

Shabbat Times Bnei Netsarim, Israel

  • Purim Katan occurs on Tuesday, Feb 15
  • Purim Katan. According to the Jewish calendar, a second month of Adar is added in a leap year. While Purim is usually celebrated in Adar, during a leap year it is postponed until the second Adar, and we mark Purim Katan—“the small Purim”—in the first month.
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Purian Katan
  • Candle lighting: 17:14 on Friday, Feb 18
  • This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Ki Tisa
  • Havdalah: 18:10 on Saturday, Feb 19

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Ki Tisa | כי תשא | “When You Take”

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Instructions fro HaShem to Moses

TorahExodus 30:11 – 34:35 

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The Prophet Elijah

Prophets1 Kings 18:1-39Ezekiel 36:16-38

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The apostle Matthew

Brit HadashaMatthew 9:35 – 11:1Luke 11:14-20Acts 7:35 – 8:11 Corinthians 10:1-132 Corinthians 3:1-18


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Shabbos (שבת)

אני מקווה שיש לך פוריאן טוב.

Bobby Jackson (בובי ג’קסון)

The Watchers (הצופים)

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the rebellious angels

According to the Book of Enoch, the Watchers were fallen angelic beings, described as being both the sons of God and the sons of heaven who were assigned to watch over humans. It’s understood that the women’s beauty on earth was so great that they caught the attention of the watchers. This beauty led the watchers to abandon their role as the watchers of humans to being consorts to the women on earth.

Note: This is just some highlights of the book. First of all, Enoch is mentioned in Genesis, Luke, and Hebrews; and the book of Enoch was quoted by both Jude and Peter. It is not included in the Bible we have today, but there’s a good reason for that. Do you know why?

Mount Hermon (Heb. הַר חֶרְמוֹן; in Ps. 89:13 and Song 4:13, called just Hermon), the highest mountain in Israel, range in LebanonSyria, and (after the Six-Day War) Israel on the N.W. border of Transjordan. Mt. Hermon dominates its surroundings and its impressive peak is visible from a distance of more than 60 mi. (100 km.). It is called Jebel al-Sheikh (“the chieftain mountain”) by the Arabs. In the south Mt. Hermon borders on the edge of the basalt table-land of the Golan; in the west on the valley of the Senir River (Ar. Ḥaṣbānī River and its continuation Wadi al-Taym); in the north on the Beirut-Damascus highway, which passes through the upper valley of the Parpar River (now called Barada River); and in the east on the Damascus tableland. Mt. Hermon may be considered to be an upfaulted block whose anticlinal axis, running northeast-southwest, constitutes the southern continuation of the Anti-Lebanon range. The slopes of the massif turning southeast and east are much steeper than those in the west. The Mt. Hermon block extends over a length of about 28 mi. (45 km.) and is widest in the south – about 15 mi. (25 km.). Tectonics, together with erosional processes, have created secondary depressions, most of which parallel the direction of the axis. Its highest peak, reaching 9,230 ft. (2,814 m.) above sea level, is called Qaṣr ʿAntar, “the fortress of ʿAntar,” the Black hero of Arab legend. The top stratum of the Hermon massif is mostly Jurassic limestone, while younger strata (Lower Cretaceous, Cenomanian) have preserved themselves only in the mountain’s circumference. Mt. Hermon does not appear to have ever undergone glaciation, so that alpine characteristics (e.g., needle peaks, cirques, arêtes, etc.) are absent. Karstic erosion, on the other hand, has been strongly active in the mountain’s limestone, resulting in rough terrain features (crags, boulders, sinkholes, etc.) and in an almost complete absence of soil from much of the area. The latter fact also explains the scantiness of the vegetation cover, in spite of the abundant precipitation (dew, rain, and snow), which attains a maximum of 60 in. (1,500 mm.) per year on the mountain’s highest reaches. These waters are quickly absorbed in the porous rocks and reappear in strong karstic and tectonic springs at the foot of the mountain. Its peak is covered with snow for about two-thirds of the year, and its waters feed the headstreams of the Jordan and springs descending eastward into the Damascus basin.

History

In the Bible Mt. Hermon is considered the northern boundary of Transjordan, i.e., of the territory of the Amorite kings conquered by Israel (Deut. 3:8Josh. 12:1), as well as the extreme limit of the territory of the half-tribe of Manasseh east of the Jordan (Josh. 13:11). The name Hermon is derived from the root ḥrm (“sacred”), and like most high mountains it was thought to be the residence of a god, whose name, Baal-Hermon, also served as the name of the mountain itself (Judg. 3:3I Chron. 5:23). According to Deuteronomy 3:9, Mt. Hermon was called Sirion by the Sidonians (Phoenicians) and Senir by the Amorites. These names, which apparently designate the entire Anti-Lebanon range and not just the Hermon peak, appear in the Egyptian Execration Texts of the 19th century B.C.E., and in Ugaritic literature, in a treaty between the Hittites and Amorites (c. 1350 B.C.E.), in which the two sides swear, inter alia, by the gods of Mt. Shariyanu. When the Assyrian king Shalmaneser III attacked Damascus in 841 B.C.E., the Assyrian army had first to overcome Hazael’s forces at Mt. Saniru. As late as the 10th century C.E., Arab geographers mention the name Snir. In the Psalms, Mt. Hermon is contrasted with Mt. Lebanon (29:6); the land of the Hermons is mentioned with the land of Jordan (42:7); and Mt. Hermon is also juxtaposed with Mt. Tabor (89:13), which led to the Hill of Moreh being called the “Little Hermon.” The Bible praises the dew of Hermon (Ps. 133:3), its lions (Song 4:8), and its cypresses (Ezek. 27:5). In classical times Jerome mentions that a temple stood on the mountain (Onom. 21:13–14). A Greek inscription found near the peak states that only those who “had taken the oath” were allowed to continue on from there. Snow from Mt. Hermon was sent to Tyre. The Targums called it Tur Talga (“Mountain of Snow”; Targ. Onk., Deut. 3:9 and Song 4:8), a name still used by the Arabs, Jebel al-Thalj.

In recent times, most parts of Mt. Hermon have been uninhabited. Only at its foot and on its lowest slopes villages nestle on protected sites, many of them inhabited by minority groups (Druze, Alaouites, etc.) that sought refuge there hundreds of years ago. The larger part of Mt. Hermon, its northwestern and western section, including the highest point of the massif, is in Lebanese territory. The northeastern part belongs to Syria. In the Six-Day War (1967), Israel forces occupied the formerly Syrian southeast corner (including the high “Hermon Shoulder”), where Syrian troops had built an elaborate network of fortifications and from where they had frequently shelled the Huleh Valley settlements. They had also begun to dig a canal there, with the intention of diverting the Jordan sources from Israel. Among the villages that came under Israel jurisdiction on June 10, 1967, are the Druze center Majdal Shams and the Alaouite (Nusairi) village of Ghajar. After 1967 roads were built on Mt. Hermon, two of which meet near the highest point in Israel hands (7,320 ft., or 2,200 m., above sea level), and a recreation and wintersports center was constructed on the Hermon. In all, Israel controlled nearly 30 sq. miles (70 sq. km.) of the mountain. From 1969 Arab guerrillas installed themselves on Lebanese territory on the western slopes of Mt. Hermon, from which they repeatedly shelled Israel population centers; the Israel Defense Forces reacted with air attacks and land assaults on these hideouts.


BIBLIOGRAPHY:

C. Clermont-Ganneau, Recueil d’archéologie orientale, 5 (1903), 346ff.; Abel, Geog, 1 (1933), 347–9; EM, S.V.

[Michael Avi-Yonah and

Efraim Orni]

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The Israeli territory of Dan

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dudael
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Do you know why this area is not mentioned in the book of Revelation?
These fallen angels were the Casuse of mankind’s wickedness
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the avenging angel will hand out the Creators judgement

Shabbat Times Bat Hadar, Israel

  • Candle lighting: 17:00 on Friday, Feb 4
  • This week’s Torah portion is Parashat Terumah
  • Havdalah: 17:57 on Saturday, Feb 5

Portion (parasha) for this week:

Terumah | תרומה | “Heave Offering”

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TorahExodus 25:1 – 27:19

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Hashem makes Solomon wise

Prophets1 Kings 5:12(5:26) – 6:13Jeremiah 33:25-26

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The Hebrews and their followers leaving Egypt

Brit HadashaMatthew 12:46 – 13:58Hebrews 8:1-69:23-2410:1

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זהו חודש אדר ברוך ה’

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