Passover - Pesach - is celebrated from Saturday evening 27th March 2021 until Sunday evening 4th May. Chag Pesach Sameach to all family, friends and members of Beit Ariel. We will Pesach Seder will be observed from 18h15 on Saturday 27th online. You can contact me for the link via email@example.com There will be NO service on Saturday morning the 27th March
S’firat HaOmer - Counting of the Omer - ספירת העומר The counting of the Omer (Hebrew: ספירת העומר, Sefirat HaOmer) is an important verbal counting of each of the forty-nine days between the Festival of Passover and Shavuot as stated in the Hebrew Bible: Leviticus 23:15–16. “‘From the day after the Sabbath, the day you brought the sheaf of the wave offering, count off seven full weeks. Count off fifty days up to the day after the seventh Sabbath, and then present an offering o
DID YESHUA BREAK THE SABBATH? Why was it permissible for Yeshua’s disciples to violate the Sabbath by plucking and husking grain? Yeshua’s disciples plucked heads of grain on the Sabbath, husked them, and ate them. The Pharisees object that they violate the Sabbath. Yeshua offered a legal defense to justify them, beginning with a case precedent from the Bible.
To preface His argument, the Master retold the story of how David, while on the run from King Saul, c
Saturday 27th March 2021 14th Nissan 5781 PARASHAT TSAV SHABBAT HAGADOL Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36; Malachi 3:4 – 24; Matthew 17: 9 - 13 We come now to the 2nd parasha in the book of Leviticus called ‘Tzav – Command’. Allow me to paint a brief overview of the entire book, which I certain, is one of your favourite in the bible. At the conclusion of the book of Exodus, the Mishkan stood erect and the cloud of G-d’s Presence filled the tent of
New Year and the Glory of God by ASHER INTRATER MARCH 17, 2021 Here is a thought for this week of the biblical New Year, which is not in the autumn as Jewish tradition says, nor in January as secular tradition says; but this week, the first day of Nisan, the first month (Exodus 12:1). On this very week, in the weekly Torah portion in Jewish tradition, the last section of the book of Exodus is read. What do we find there? There was a significant event that took place on this
The Bridegroom Taken Away FFOZ [This teaching is adapted from the Jesus, My Rabbi lesson enjoyed by thousands of students in Torah Clubs around the world. A study in the Gospels from a Messianic Jewish perspective. Every week Club members encounter Yeshua of Nazareth in his Jewish, historical, and cultural context.
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PESACH – PASSOVER This year, Beit Ariel will host a virtual Pesach Seder (service) on Saturday 27th March 2021 (5781) starting at 18h15. If you are interested in participating, please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org and I will forward the link to you. I also have a list of what foods are necessary and I even have made the various recipes available. What is Passover? This holiday commemorates the departure of the nation of Israel from Egypt. Pesach marks the birth of the Jewi
Saturday 20th March 2021 7th Nisan 5781 PARASHAT VAYIKRA As we have often discussed, leaders make mistakes. That is inevitable. So, strikingly, our parasha of Vayikra implies. The real issue is how leaders respond to their mistakes. The point is made by the Torah in a very subtle way. Our parsha deals with sin offerings to be brought when people have made mistakes. The technical term for this is sheggagah, meaning inadvertent wrongdoing (Lev. 4:1-35). You did so
The check list about lashon hara (the evil tongue) Aaron Elby - FFOZ Torah Club Lashon hara - check list of 7 ways to know and to tell if your excuse is valid. 1. Is the knowledge first hand or confirmed? Have you personally witnessed or confirmed the truth of what you are saying? 2. Is the matter objectively wrong? Is the issue something that is truly and objectively wrong or does it just appear to be a problem? 3. Has an attempt been made to resolve? Have you attempted to a
Watchmen from Jerusalem Issue #1, 2021 Shalom from Zion Living in these chaotic and confusing days, we might wonder how we can continue to walk and co-labor with God when we are not really sure about what He is doing. Proverbs 3:5 is our answer: Trust in YHWH with all your heart [mind, emotions and will]; and lean not on your own understanding. There are times when He wants us to know His will so that we pray with our spirit and understanding (1 Cor. 14:15