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P'shuto shel Mikra
Divrei Torah on the Parsha

Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom has been teaching classes in Parashat haShavua throughout the Los Angeles area for nearly twenty years and has been teaching both Talmud and T'nakh on the internet for the past dozen of years.You can access his daf yomi podcasts at and can find many of his T'nakh podcasts at the website, as well as his own page:

These Divrei Torah, representing a written version of those sessions, can be accessed on the World Wide Web or you can Subscribe to Mikra and receive the weekly class via e-mail. Questions, responses and comments can be sent to the author at

You can also Subscribe to Rabbi Etshalom's Rambam learning and discussion group.

B'rukhim haBa'im: Welcome to P'shuto Shel Mikra

Mikra News: CDs of Rabbi Etshalom’s lectures are now available. A 4-lecture series, on Megillat Esther, as well as a 12-lecture series on Sefer Bresheet can be ordered by clicking here.

More News: Rabbi Etshalom’s first book – “Between the Lines of the Bible”, was published by Yashar Books in March 2006. Volume 2 of "Between the Lines of the Bible", essays on Sefer Shemot, is due out on Urim Press in late 2010. More news will be posted here as the publication date nears.





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