Ha'azinu And This Is the Blessing (וְזֹאת הַבְּרָכָה) Portion Summary The fifty-fourth and last reading from the Torah begins with the words Vezot ha'Bracha, which means "and this is the blessing." These are the first words of Deuteronomy 33:1. This Torah portion is ordinarily read on the day of Simchat Torah ("Rejoicing of the Torah") […]
B'reisheet In the Beginning (בְּרֵאשִׁית) Portion Summary The scroll of the Torah is the oldest and most sacred of all Israel's Scriptures. It contains five books. The Hebrew name for the first one is B'reisheet. It is also the first word of the book in the Hebrew text as well as the name for the […]
7:00 pm Erev Shabbat (Friday Evening) Service Join us on this last Friday of every month for a night of worship, oneg (joyful meal), and fellowship as we celebrate Erev Shabbat (the Evening of Shabbat) and share the love of Yeshua with our neighbors, families, and friends here at Beit Lechem Messianic Congregation.
Noach Noah (נֹחַ) Portion Summary The second reading in the book of Genesis is named after Noah. In Hebrew, the name Noah is Noach. The word Noach is related to the Hebrew word for "rest." Genesis 5:29 says that his parents named him Noah (Noach, נח) because they hoped their son would give them rest […]
Lech Lecha Go Out (לֶךְ־לְךָ) Portion Summary The third reading from the book of Genesis is named Lech Lecha. It means "go forth." The first verse says, "Now the LORD said to Abram, 'Go forth (lech lecha, לֶךְ־לְךָ) from your country.'" Lech Lecha introduces Abraham and tells the story of his pilgrimage in pursuit of […]