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TOP MANAGER JETHRO or YITRO – Conversion to Judaism

TOP MANAGER JETHRO or YITRO – Conversion to Juda...

Exodus 18:1–20:26; Isaiah 6:1-7; 7:1-6; 9:5-6 By Michael Schneider, Jerusalem Commentary: Our Torah portion “Jethro” is one of the six readings named after a person. The others include Noah, Sarah, Korah, Balak and Pinchas (Phinneas). Our reading was named for the heathen and pagan priest of Midian who eventually became Moses’ father-in-law. It is here, we read in the heart of the Torah the most important scripture...
Parshat Pinchas Shabbat Readings and Commentary

Parshat Pinchas Shabbat Readings and Commentary...

Numbers 25:10 – 30:1; Jeremiah 1:1 – 2:3 Abstract of the Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: In our previous Torah portion we read how Israel was saved by God from the curses of the Moabite king Balak and his seer Balaam. Instead of cursing, Balaam “gave counsel to trespass against the LORD” (31:16). Balaam became the Biblical prototype of a false teacher. But in this week’s reading, “…the...
TOP MANAGER JETHRO or YITRO – Conversion to Judaism

TOP MANAGER JETHRO or YITRO – Conversion to ...

Exodus 18:1–20:26; Isaiah 6:1-7; 7:1-6; 9:5-6 By Michael Schneider, Jerusalem Commentary: Our Torah portion “Jethro” is one of the six readings named after a person. The others include Noah, Sarah, Korah, Balak and Pinchas (Phinneas). Our reading was named for the heathen and pagan priest of Midian who eventually became Moses’ father-in-law. It is here, we read in the heart of the Torah the most important scripture...
Shabbat Pinchas Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Pinchas Readings and Commentary...

Numbers 25:10 – 30:1; 1 Kings 18:46 – 19:21 Abstract of the Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: In our previous Torah portion we read how Israel was saved by God from the curses of the Moabite king Balak and his seer Balaam. Instead of cursing, Balaam “gave counsel to trespass against the LORD” (31:16). Balaam became the Biblical prototype of a false teacher. But in this week’s reading, “…the...
Shabbat Yitro OR JETHRO Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Yitro OR JETHRO Readings and Commentary...

Exodus 18:1–20:26; Isaiah 6:1-7; 7:1-6; 9:5-6 By Michael Schneider, israel today, Jerusalem Commentary: Our Torah portion “Jethro” is one of the six readings named after a person. The others include Noah, Sarah, Korah, Balak and Pinchas (Phinneas). Our reading was named for the heathen and pagan priest of Midian who eventually became Moses’ father-in-law. It is here, we read in the heart of the Torah the most...