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  • Developing the Theme of Family through the Torah Portions. Number Thirty-Nine.

    Dr Clifford Denton. Chukat: Numbers 19:1- 22:1. 13th July 2024/7 Tammuz. So Moses made a bronze serpent, and put it on a pole; and so it was, if a serpent had bitten anyone, when he looked at the bronze serpent, he lived. (Numbers 21:9) Picture by Helen McNeill In this week’s portion we read about the […]

  • From Netivyah, Jerusalem

    by Joseph Shulam. The readings from the Torah are the portion, Chukat from Numbers 19:1-22:1. From the prophets, the reading is Judges 11:1-33. From the New Testament, John 2:1-12.   The Jerusalem Prayer List history didn’t start with Joseph Shulam!  It began in the late 1930s with an Orthodox Jew who accepted Yeshua as his messiah and savior,  Moshe Emmanuel Ben-Maier.  Moshe was […]

  • Developing the Theme of Family through the Torah Portions. Number Thirty-Eight.

    Dr Clifford Denton. Korach: Numbers 16:1- 18:32. 6th July 2024/30 Sivan. Now it came to pass on the next day that Moses went into the tabernacle of witness, and behold, the rod of Aaron, of the house of Levi, had sprouted and put forth buds, had produced blossoms and yielded ripe almonds. (Numbers 17:8) Picture by […]

  • Developing the Theme of Family through the Torah Portions. Number Thirty-Seven.

    Dr Clifford Denton. Shelach Lecha: Numbers 13:1-15:41. 29th June 2024/23 Sivan. Then they came to the Valley of Eshcol, and there cut down a branch with one cluster of grapes; they carried it between two of them on a pole …… There we saw the giants (the descendants of Anak came from the giants); and […]

  • Developing the Theme of Family through the Torah Portions. Number Thirty-Six.

    Dr Clifford Denton. Beha’Alotcha: Numbers 8:1-12:16. 22nd June 2024/16 Sivan. Speak to Aaron, and say to him, ‘When you arrange the lamps, the seven lamps shall give light in front of the lampstand.’ (Numbers 8:2) Picture by Helen McNeill This week’s portion reveals how far the earthly life of God’s people sometimes is from the perfection of […]

  • Backing a death cult.

    The big question for the general election: What think ye of God’s elect? by Charles Gardner. The pledge to recognise a Palestinian state from the likely next British Prime Minister is clearly in appeasement to the not insubstantial Muslim vote. But it is merely a continuation of the meek deference to Islamic sensibilities that has […]

  • Developing the Theme of Family through the Torah Portions. Number Thirty-Five.

    Dr Clifford Denton. Nasso: Numbers 4:21-7:89. 15th June 2024/9 Sivan. Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, ‘This is the way you shall bless the children of Israel….’ (Numbers 6:23) Picture by Helen McNeill God gave many detailed instructions to the Children of Israel through Moses. A number of them are found in this week’s […]

  • It’s D-Day again!

    Tyranny rears its ugly head once more. by Charles Gardner. In a profoundly moving ceremony in honour of those who fought for our freedom from tyranny, we were reminded of the immense cost incurred by those who engaged in the D-Day landings at Normandy 80 years ago. It was a royal occasion befitting the 22,000 […]

  • Developing the Theme of Family through the Torah Portions. Number Thirty-Four.

    Dr Clifford Denton. B’Midbar: Numbers 1:1-4:20. 8th June 2024/2 Sivan. Take a census of all the congregation of the children of Israel, by their families, by their fathers’ houses, according to the number of names, every male individually. (Numbers 1:2) Picture by Helen McNeill From time-to-time God instructed Moses to take a census. This was more […]

  • Torah portion from Jerusalem.

    7th June 2024. By Joseph Shulam. We are starting the Torah reading this Shabbat with the Book of Numbers. The names of the books of the Bible are very different in the Hebrew Bible than in the translations to other languages. Usually, the Hebrew names are taken from the Book’s first words. Genesis is Bereshit, […]