Va’etchanan 5781 Reading of Haftorah and Apostolic Writings

The second portion of the book of Devarim/Deuteronomy is Va’etchanan, which means “I pleaded.” This is the 45th Torah Portion.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 3:22-7:11
Haftorah Portion: Isaiah 40:1-26
Apostolic Writings: Philippians 2:6-8;
Revelation 22:18-19

Devarim 5781 Reading of Haftorah and Apostolic Writings

The first portion of the book of Devarim/Deuteronomy is Devarim, which means “Words.” This is the 44th Torah Portion.

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22
Haftorah Portions: Isaiah 1:1-27
Apostolic Writings: Acts 7: 1-53

Mattot and Massei 5781 Reading of Haftorah and Apostolic Writings

The ninth and tenth portions of the book of B’Midbar/Numbers are Mattot and Massei, which mean “Tribes” and “Stages. ” These are the 42nd and 43rds Torah Portions.

Torah Portion: Numbers 30:1 – 36:13
Haftorah Portions: Isaiah 66:1-24
Apostolic Writings: Hebrews 2:14 – 3:1

Pinchas 5781 Reading of Haftorah and Apostolic Writings

The eighth portion of the book of B’midbar/Numbers is Pinchas, which means “Mouth of Brass” or “Nubian.” This is the 41st Torah Portion.

Torah Portion: Numbers 25:10-30:1
Haftorah Portions: Jeremiah 1:1-2:3
Apostolic Writings: John 2:13-22

Balak 5781 Reading of Haftorah and Apostolic Writings

The seventh Torah Portion of the book of B’midbar/Numbers is Balak, which means “Devestator.” This is the 40th Torah Portion.

Torah Portion: Numbers 22:2 – 25:9
Haftorah Portions: Micah 5:6- 6:8
Apostolic Writings: 2 Peter 2:1-22

Chukkat 5781 Reading of Haftorah and Apostolic Writings

The sixth portion of the book of B’Midbar/Numbers is Chukat, which means “Regulation.” This is the 39th Torah Portion.

Torah Portion: Numbers 19:1 – 22:1
Haftorah Portions: Judges 11:1-33
Apostolic Writings: John 3:1-21

Korach 5781 Reading of Haftarah and Apostolic Writings

The fifth Torah Portion of the book of Bamidbar/Numbers is Korach, which means “Bald” but is actually the name of Moshe, Aharon and Miriam’s cousin. This is the 38th Torah Portion.

Torah Portion: Numbers 16:1 – 18:32
Haftorah Portions: 1 Samuel 11:14 – 12:22
Apostolic Writings: Acts 5:1-11, Jude 1-25

Sh’lach L’cha 5781 Reading of Haftarah and Apostolic Writings

The fourth Torah Portion of the book of B’midbar/Numbers is Sh’lach L’cha, which means “Send on Your Behalf.” This is the 37th Torah Portion.

Torah Portion: Numbers 13:1 – 15:41
Haftorah Portions: Joshua 2:1-24
Apostolic Writings: Hebrews 3:1-19

This Torah portion features Joshua and Caleb standing up against the 10 spies who slander the Promised Land.

In the Haftarah a humble woman defies her king and betrays her country when she conceals the two spies from Israel because she fears the One True King.

In the Apostolic portion, the Hebrews are warned against disobedience and lack of trust, which lead to their ancestors’ 40 year sojourn in the Wilderness.

Beha’alotkha 5781 Reading of Haftorah and Apostolic Writings

The third Torah Portion of the book of B’midbar/Numbers is Beha’alotkha, which means “When you set up.” This is the 36th Torah Portion.

Torah Portion: Numbers 8:1- 12:16
Haftorah Portion: Zechariah 2:14-4:7
Apostolic Writings: 1 Tim 5:17-19, 1 Peter 5:1-5