Tag Archives: patriarchy

Torah Portion Series: Ki Tavo (Deuteronomy 26:1-29:9)

Would God really enact curses? Indeed, He is quite serious about His commands, including those concerning authority, headship, and family structure. This week’s study is fairly short, but much to ponder in our response to His grave warning. Free downloadable … Continue reading

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Torah Portion Series: Ki Tetze (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19)

God LOVES women and cares for them in so many ways through His Torah. This portion is loaded with instructions that protect women, particularly when they are most vulnerable. God’s solution in a number of cases is surprising and runs … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:19-21:9)

What was really Solomon’s sin? It may not be what you’ve been taught.. Also, why does the adversary hate men and masculinity? And, does God ever regulate a sin? Numerous interesting points to discuss in this week’s portion as it … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17)

Do men really receive a greater judgment in some areas than women? What should men be doing in this age? And, how about women? Does Isaiah 2-4 support what we see in the Torah? Israel will not be restored without … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Va’etchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11)

One of my favorite portions, Va’etchanan, has a very subtle but grave warning, particularly to men. The world around us is ripe for judgment and if it begins at the house of the Lord, then we, men especially, ought to … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)

What does the Memra de Yeya have to do with patriarchy and God’s Authority structure? When Israel is restored, what will the government look like? Who will rule over each tribe? How will leaders be selected? All men? Some women? … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23)

Unlike last week’s portion that was a mammoth 94 pages, including the appendices, this week’s is more manageable, but loaded with points to ponder as we consider the role of the man as head of his family.  Specifically, we take … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Acharei Mot/Kedoshim (Leviticus 16:1-20:27)

HUGE Torah Portion commentary this week!!  94 pages!! Actually, multiple big appendices to support and expand the 12 pages of dynamite in this very important double portion regarding sexual purity and how we are to live!!  Thee is enough meat … Continue reading

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Torah Portion: Tazria/Metzora (Leviticus 12:1-15:33)

This week’s Torah notes related to headship and patriarchy in this portion are up on our Torah Portion Series page.  This week is short, download and read…  and, rest up!!  Next week is going to be HUGE!! Shabbat Shalom!

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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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Humor from 113Restoration.com

Makes me laugh every time I read it…

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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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Introducing 113Restoration.com

Over the course of the last year to eighteen months I have had a real passion to understand foundational elements of the restoration of kol Israel. Central to that study has been a growing understanding of family, patriarchy, headship, masculinity … 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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