Scroll to Scroll

Welcome to Scroll to Scroll, Torah portions with Andrew Gabriel Roth. Here you’ll find a list of our Torah portion teachings. We hope you enjoy.


 

Torah Portions

The Scroll to Scroll weekly Torah program is a 2 hour in-depth yet entertaining tour into the full breadth of the Scriptures. Every week, we give you the historical and linguistic tools you need to go deeper into weekly portion, otherwise known as “the parsha”.
In Part 1, we take you into the heart of the Torah portion by reading in English and teaching the in-depth and multi-layered Hebrew readings that permeate the Set-Apart original text. There is also considerable attention given to wider historical sources to substantiate and clarify the text as many long standing controversies and a few popular misconceptions are dealt with in proper chronological order. The first video then closes with an extensive vocabulary and linguistic discussion designed to bring you into the heart of how Torah has been discussed for thousands of years.

Part 2 then picks up with the Haftorah, or selected readings from the great prophets of old such as Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel, among many others, to show the careful way in which the original Torah message was discussed and analyzed throughout the entire Biblical period. That discussion then continues of course into the scheduled New Testament portion, where the words of our Savior Y’shua are put back into their first century original Hebraic context, both from Y’shua’s 1st century Hebrew culture and his native Aramaic language, and we close with the weekly “sermon” or “Torah Thought for the Week” to bring this Set-Apart and ancient text back to our modern needs, yearnings to shed light on critical spiritual matters affecting all of us today.

It’s a tour through the Scripture unlike any other on the web so I hope you will join us!


  • Nitzvaim-Vayelech September 14, 2017 Nitzvaim-Vayelech

    Welcome to Nitzvaim-Vayelech, where we see how ancient controversies continue to play out in modern rabbinic discourse with the phrase “The Torah is not in heaven” and also connect some deep calendar mysteries shared by Aaron and King David, hidden in the plain sight of the Scripture. Enjoy this last …

  • Ki-Tavo September 7, 2017 Ki-Tavo

    It’s crunch time. With the last day of Moshe’s life winding down, this parsha has Moshe prepare to get into the last speech he will ever give and it is at this point with literally everything on the line, that the final details of the covenant are given. In graphic …

  • Ki-Teze August 31, 2017 Ki-Teze

    Welcome to the Rules of War. In this parsha, Moshe lays out how the Israelites can fight a kosher war, including regulations of captive women that were the most generous in the ancient world at that time. In fact the rights of women in a variety of situations are guaranteed …

  • Shoftim August 24, 2017 Shoftim

    It’s taken Ten Plagues, the parting of the Sea of Reeds and a boatload of pain and grief for Israel to get where they are now, but in a way the hardest test is still in front of them. Now this rebellious and disconnected group of 12 tribes actually has …

  • Re’eh August 17, 2017 Re'eh

    Isaac and Ishmael. Jacob and Esau. And now, we have I think the next longest rivalry in Scripture: Zion-Moriah vs. Gerizim or, if you prefer Judeans vs. Samaritans. This parsha all the controversies between that last group come to the forefront. What was the original Torah message regarding Mount Gerizim? …

  • Ekev August 10, 2017 Ekev

    We’ve seen the “big picture” over the last few weeks. The 40 year re-cap to the new generation with very selective editing, followed by the reissuing of Ten Commandments 2.0, complete with tweaks for this new generation, followed by the Shema itself. Now here is where we get the details …

  • Vaetchanan August 3, 2017 Vaetchanan

    The Tour Continues with the most foundational concepts Israel ever had: The reissuing of the Ten Commandments with some critical distinctions from what was given in Exodus 20 and the Shema Prayer of Deuteronomy 6. But this parsha also draws heavily from its proximity of the 9th of Av, the …

  • Devarim July 27, 2017 Devarim

    The Farewell Tour Begins! But this tour isn’t about some rock star or other celebrity in our media saturated culture. No, this is a farewell tour of one of the most righteous people who have ever lived–Moshe himself. Enter the extreme urgency of his words because if Israel doesn’t understand …

  • Masei July 20, 2017 Masei

    As the fourth Torah book of Bamidbar (Numbers) ends, we find a curious mixture of old and new, and recapping the past and preparing for the future. We begin with finding a beautiful and deep number code hiding in plain sight and progress to looking at a legal challenge that, …

  • Matot July 13, 2017 Matot

    Welcome to the expanded edition of Matot—these are the tribes. This fascinating look into arcane rules of land inheritance punctuated with a deadly serious war with the nation of Midian offers one of the starkest studies in contrasts of any parsha. Also join me for a special exploration into the …

Torah 101

We often call our study process “walking” through Torah, because it is a wonderful journey that takes time and consistent effort, but it always bears great spiritual fruits for those who wish to understand the Scripture.
But not everyone wishes to go about this in the “total immersion” style of Scroll to Scroll, or they are on the go and need a shorter, more basic teaching. If that describes you, then you need “Torah 101”—the concise yet thought provoking journey through each week’s Scripture teachings. In less than half the time of the regular program, Andrew will distill the essence of the actual Torah portion down to its core message and walk you through the same majestic beauty and intricacies between both parts of our Bible. See the Torah, Prophets and the New Testament interconnect in a way you never saw before, and all in under an hour, to enable your “walk” in Scripture to deepen each week!


  • Torah 101-Noach September 29, 2016 Torah 101-Noach

    In a world where phrases like “disasters of Biblical proportions” have become cliche’, the real deal doesn’t get any bigger than this global flood. But this “titanic” parsha is far more than a disaster tale. It actually contains deep insights, astronomical calendar codes more advanced than anything used today and …

  • Torah 101 will return after Feast season (September 28th!) August 25, 2016

    Please see the Scroll to Scroll program for parshas Nitzvaim, Vayelech, Ha’azinu Ve-Zot Ha-Barachah and Bereshit. 2016 Fall Feast Schedule is as follows:
    Friday, August 26th: Nitzvaim Torah Portion
    Wednesday, August 31st: Yom Teruah/Rosh Hashanna Special (Feast: 9/1- 9/2). High Shabbat, no work allowed.
    Thursday, September 1st: Yom Teruah/Rosh Hashanna begins at sunset. …

  • Torah 101-Ki Tavo August 18, 2016 Torah 101-Ki Tavo

    Finalizing the Covenant…now the full weight of Israel’s responsibilities to Father Yah–the blessings for obedience and the curses for disobedience–is laid out in graphic detail. Promises are made and oaths are given in the name of the Torah, and these are literally a matter of life and death.

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  • Torah 101-Ki Teze August 12, 2016 Torah 101-Ki Teze

     

    This week we show more than three dozen amazing parallels between Moshe and Y’shua! No doubt you know some of them, but I think quite a few may prove very surprising! We also have a special update on a book that I have been writing that I am eager to …

  • Torah 101-Shofetim August 5, 2016 Torah 101-Shofetim

     

    It’s “Judgment Day” Torah style, where Moshe guides Israel in setting up the last of the infrastructure of elder judges. Although first outlined by Jethro 40 years earlier in Exodus 18, it is in this part of Deuteronomy where the actual courts are finally planned for the way they will …

  • Torah 101-Re’eh July 28, 2016 Torah 101-Re'eh

    It’s time for Moshe to lay it on the line with this new generation. Passionately and methodically, the man of Elohim lays out the “nitty gritty” of the contract between Israel and Father Yah, with amazing blessings for obedience and horrific curses for disobedience. The lives of 2 million people …

  • Torah 101-Ekev July 22, 2016 Torah 101-Ekev

    Please Note For some reason the Vimeo videos recorded at a lower volume than my video files on my computer. I have been able to also post to Youtube and the volume playback is better, as are the AUDIO files. Sorry for any inconvenience, but I am confident one …

  • Torah 101-Vaetchanan July 15, 2016 Torah 101-Vaetchanan

    Moshe makes his case! In this parsha we see Moshe deliver the most critical aspects of his message–the foundational Ten Commandments are given once more and one of the oldest prayers in the world, the Shema, is said for the first time. And yet, as great as these events are, …

  • Torah 101-Balak June 15, 2016 Torah 101-Balak

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    In a tale that is equal parts comic and tragic, a gifted prophet of YHWH learns a very hard lesson about how righteousness is a critical component of properly using the prophetic gift! It turns out his own donkey has more spiritual understanding than he does!

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  • Torah 101: Shlach Lecha May 26, 2016