The Torah Portion for this Shabbat is Behar

The Torah portion for this week’s Shabbat is Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2). It contains commandments about the Sabbatical Year and the Jubilee Year, about the redemption of land and houses, about assisting fellow Israelites, about slavery, and about forbidding idolatry. The Haftarah is Jeremiah 32:6-27. It relates a parable about how Jeremiah purchased land in Judea … [Read more…]