EKEV (Because or heel)

Moses continues his closing address to the children of Israel, promising them that if they will fulfill the commandments of the Torah, they will prosper in the Land they are about to conquer and settle in keeping with יהוה’s promise to their forefathers. Deuteronomy 7:12 Wherefore, it shall come to pass if you will listen to את judgments (commands) and keep and do אתם them, יהוה …

Pinchas (Phinehas)

In this Torah portion, יהוה makes a covenant of peace with Phinehas and his descendants, orders a second census, settles questions about inheritance, appoints Joshua to succeed Moses and lists the sacrifices for the appointed times. Numbers 25:10 And יהוה spoke to Moses saying, 11 Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned away את־ …