Biblical King’s Palace Found Under Shrine Demolished by ISIS

(image via REUTERS/Azad Lashkari) The remains of the Tomb of Prophet Yunus, destroyed by Islamic State militants, in Mosul, Iraq, January 28, 2017. While occupying the Iraqi city of Mosul, ISIS demolished the traditional Tomb of Jonah, the biblical prophet tasked with preaching...
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Vayak’hel/Pekudei | ויקהל/פקודי | “He gathered/Countings”

Torah: Exodus 35:1-40:38 Prophets: Ezekiel 45:16-46:18 Gospel: Mark 6:14-29/John 6:1-71 Portion Outline: Torah Exodus 35:1 | Sabbath Regulations Exodus 35:4 | Preparations for Making the Tabernacle Exodus 35:20 | Offerings for the Tabernacle Exodus 35:30 | Bezalel and Oholiab...
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Ki Tisa | כי תשא | “When you take”

Torah: Exodus 30:11-34:35 Prophets: Ezekiel 36:16-38 Gospel: Matthew 9:35-11:1 Portion Outline: Torah Exodus 30:11 | The Half Shekel for the Sanctuary Exodus 30:17 | The Bronze Basin Exodus 30:22 | The Anointing Oil and Incense Exodus 31:1 | Bezalel and Oholiab Exodus 31:12 | The...
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Check out our March 2017 | Adar-Nisan 5777 Calendar!

Check out our March 2017 | Adar-Nisan 5777 calendar to find out what is happening this month at Beth Shechinah! March 2017 | Adar-Nisan 5777 Calendar Download
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Video of Purim Celebrations in 1932

As Israel prepares to celebrate Purim this weekend, let’s take a look back to how the holiday was marked in Tel Aviv in 1932: Mayor Meir Dizengoff can be seen leading the parade on a horse! Read more at Israel Today (image via)
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Tetzaveh | תצוה | “You shall command”

Torah: Exodus 27:20-30:10 Prophets: 1 Samuel 15:1-34 Gospel: Mark 4:35-5:43 Portion Outline: Torah Exodus 27:20 | The Oil for the Lamp Exodus 28:1 | Vestments for the Priesthood Exodus 28:6 | The Ephod Exodus 28:15 | The Breastplate Exodus 28:31 | Other Priestly Vestments Exodus...
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Terumah | תרומה | “Heave offering”

Torah: Exodus 25:1-27:19 Prophets: 1 Kings 5:26-6:13 Gospel: Matthew 13:1-53 Portion Outline: Torah Exodus 25:1 | Offerings for the Tabernacle Exodus 25:10 | The Ark of the Covenant Exodus 25:23 | The Table for the Bread of the Presence Exodus 25:31 | The Lampstand Exodus 26:1 |...
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Real Chance for Peace With Trump

(image via Israel Today) Top Israeli Minister Says Real Chance for Peace With Trump Israel Public Security Minister Gil’ad Erdan on Monday said that with US President Donald Trump rewriting the rule of Mideast peacemaking, there was now a real chance for a genuine agreement...
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Mishpatim | משפטים | “Judgments”

Torah: Exodus 21:1-24:18 Prophets: 2 Kings 11:17-12:17 Gospel: Luke 7:1-8:3 Portion Outline: Torah Exodus 21:1 | The Law concerning Slaves Exodus 21:12 | The Law concerning Violence Exodus 21:28 | Laws concerning Property Exodus 22:1 | Laws of Restitution Exodus 22:16 | Social...
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Yitro | יתרו | “Jethro”

Torah: Exodus 18:1-20:23 Prophets: Isaiah 6:1-7:6, 9:5-6 Gospel: Matthew 6:1-8:1 Portion Outline: Torah Exodus 18:1 | Jethro’s Advice Exodus 19:1 | The Israelites Reach Mount Sinai Exodus 19:9 | The People Consecrated Exodus 20:1 | The Ten Commandments Exodus 20:22 | The...
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