Welcome to Torah PORTIONS!

An online hub for learning and studying the weekly Bible portions from the Torah

 

Torah PORTIONS seeks to encourage Christians to become familiar with the five books of Moses. On these pages you can follow, read and hear the weekly portions from the Torah. We have created the structure of PORTIONS as a hub for teachers and students to link up, share with one another, and to focus on the weekly Torah portion.

 

Parasha: Bamidbar

The World Was Created for Me

From HaShem's perspective, every single human being is a rare treasure, a completely unique creation, and something to be cherished and admired.

A census report makes for difficult reading. Working through the details of tribal and family tallies can be an exercise in monotony, but Rashi found a sweet message about God's love underlying the dry census data. He explained that God enjoyed counting the Israelites because of his special affection for each person. According to his interpretation, the census is a reminder that the children of Israel are not just a collective whole. Israel is a nation composed of individuals. All the people of God are real people. Moses and Aaron counted th...

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