This week’s Parasha is called Tzav. The reading is Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36. Here is a brief commentary from Baruch on the Haftarah: This Shabbat is called the Great Sabbath because it is the Shabbat before Passover. The Haftarah reading (the reading from the Prophets) this week is: Malachi 3:4-24. The reading from the prophet
Well, we have now entered the home stretch for Passover preparation! Yesterday, we went to Ashkelon, where Baruch taught about the Passover seder and also about the L-rd’s Supper. It is important to realize that many Jewish people from the former Soviet Union destroyed all evidence of their Jewishness, such as ketubahs (marriage documents), etc.
This week we begin a new book of the Bible: Leviticus. The Scripture reading is Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26. Here is a brief commentary by Baruch: This week we begin the third book of the Pentateuch- Leviticus. The main theme is the work that takes place at the Tabernacle or later on in the Temple.