Beha’alotcha – Rabbi Marcus

Meaning ‘to elevate’ or ‘to light’, this parasha deals with the menorah, one of our most prominent symbols and the symbol of Israel.  Rabbi Marcus also emphasises the link between the menorah candelabrum and bringing light and having a positive impact in the world – ‘Or laGoyim’.

 

Comment on this article

Latest from the blog

Photo of Rabbi Barry Marcus VideoRabbi Marcus MBE – Vayera

Today’s Torah reading is the second of three sidrot that inform us of the life and experiences of our forefather Avraham.  

Photo of Rabbi Barry Marcus VideoRabbi Marcus MBE- Lech Lecha

The opening words of today’s Sidra ‘Lech Lecha’ – meaning ‘Go forth’ signal our forefather Avram’s journey and the beginnings of Jewish history.

Read more from the blog