Archive for the Torah Portion Category

He Negotiated for Forgiveness

After forty days of fasting in his tent of meeting, Moses began to negotiate with God. Ever since the sin of the golden calf, the LORD had not referred to Israel as His people. Rather, they were Moses’ people: “Your people, whom you brought up from the […]

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Fall Cleaning

Although Judaism considers it the holiest day of the year, most people outside Judaism have never heard of Yom Kippur. Yom Kippur (יום כפור) means “Day of Atonement.” It is one of the appointed times on God’s calendar: the tenth day of the seventh month. It is […]

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The Song of the Lamb

Apocalyptic, prophetic glimpses of the future fill the “Song of Moses,” telling the story of Israel, sin, exile, and redemption. In the book of Revelation, the song has another name. It is also called “The Song of the Lamb.” The Almighty instructed Moses to compose a song […]

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