Category Archives: Torah Portion

Torah Portion: Tzav (Leviticus 6:8 – 8:36)

What does this portion have to do with headship and patriarchy?  What can we learn and understand from the examples seen as the priests are consecrated?  What role does a woman have teaching? Read or download this week’s portion from … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayikra (Lev. 1:1-6:7)

This week’s Torah commentary is up with another focus on headship and the role of the man as priest in his home.  One aspect again discussed is the importance of a woman being under the protective covering of a man. … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35)

With headship comes responsibility. This week we witness both failure and success by heads of household.  Most interesting is considering Moses in the role of Messiah and how he is an example for men as the head of their homes. … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Tetzaveh (Exo. 27:20-30:10)

What  is the role of the high priest and how is the husband to image that?  Why isn’t Dinah’s name on one of the onyx stones? What can we learn about obedience to Yah’s ways, even when we do  not … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19)

A very short Torah portion commentary this week as there is not a lot in our area of focus, headship and patriarchy. But, there is one connection we can make that is worthy of consideration. What can we learn about … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Mishpatim (Exo. 21:1-24:18)

What does this portion have to do with the end of days? Should all believers in the God of Abraham, Isaac,a nd Jacob be paying attention??  You Bet!! Free download ofthis weeks Torah Portion here.

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Torah Portion: Yitro (Exodus 18:1-20:26)

This week’s portion is an interesting mix of headship, protocol, elders, deacons and exposing false western definitions. Download our free Torah Portion commentary here!

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Torah Portion: Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16)

What can we learn about the relationship between a man and a woman in a marriage from this Torah portion? How does Israel’s incorrect attitude often mirror the incorrect attitudes of a woman? What can we learn from this? Download … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Bo (Exodus 10:1-13:16)

What does Galatians 3:28 have to do with this portion and how might we prove it? Why is the Pesach command given in a unique form, nowhere else used for a command in the Torah that we know of? Is … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Va’era (Exodus 6:2-9:35)

How does this Torah portion connect with Ezekiel 20, 23 and 37, Jeremiah 3, 16 and 31? What is the connection with brides? And, what is the connection with the house of Israel and the house of Judah? Hmmm…. join … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1)

The Apostle Paul instructed the appointment of elders. Why? Did he institute an office, or was he being very pragmatic? And, if so, why? We begin the transition from family to nation, but is it a change of status, or … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayechi (Genesis 47:28-50:26)

Late, and against all odds, this week’s Torah Portion commentary is up on our Torah Portion Series page. Shabbat Shalom!!

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Torah Portion: Vayigash (Genesis 44:18-47:27)

Bombshell material in this commentary on Vayigash!! What does it mean to build a nation, and how does God do it vs. how man does it? Does family structure play a role? Buckle up, because several cited sources in this … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Miketz (Gen. 41:1-44:17)

What can we learn about leadershio, patriarchy and responsibility from Joseph and his epuc testing of hus brothers? Come aling and check out this week’s Torah Portion Commentary as we dip into Miketz and consider Reuben, Simeon, Judah and Joseph … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Vayeshev (Gen. 37:1-40:23)

The ‘Joseph Portions’ are my favorite and this is a fun look at the first through a different lens: headship and patriarchy. The major shift for me is that I had to spend more time understanding Judah and Tamar and … Continue reading

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