Literally, the first five books of the Bible (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy). Figuratively, the whole of Scripture. Used frequently as the writings of Moses.

An acronym for Torah, Nevi’im and Khetuvim (Torah, Prophets and Writings). Many believers refer to this as the old testament. This is the Bible which Yeshua and all the Apostles had.

Apostolic Writings
The books penned by the Apostles of Yeshua. Many believers refer to this as the new testament. According to the Torah, any revelations or writings must be consistent with the Torah.

It is the beanie observant Jews wear to remind them of G-d’s sovereignty. It comes from the Aramaic, yarei Malka, which means fear of the King. Also referred to as a Kippah (covering).

Hebrew meaning to search out. Teaching on a Scripture passage.

One of two required times of sacrifice and prayer. This one is in the morning at 9am. (Lev 1-5)

One of two required times of sacrifice and prayer. This one is in the afternoon at 3pm. (Lev 1-5)

A prayer shawl worn as a vehicle to fulfill the commandment to wear tzitzit on the corners of one’s garment. (Num 6)

Fringes on the corners of a garment commanded by G-d to remind believers of His commandments. (Num 6)

Hebrew for delight. It is used several times in Isaiah 58 to describe a believer’s attitude toward the Sabbath. It is also the name of the fellowship meal after a Sabbath service.

Hebrew for Sabbath as in the weekly Sabbath defined in the fourth commandment. (Exo 31)

Parashah (or Parsha)
Short for Parashat ha-Shavuah, Hebrew for weekly portion. This is one of the 54 sections of the Torah which can be identified by the spaces or gaps in a Torah scroll. Each one is named by either the first unique word or words in the Hebrew text. Dating roughly from the time of the Babylonian captivity (6 BCE), public Torah reading mostly follows an annual cycle ending on Simchat Torah.