Five Books of Moses

June 20, 2006

The Chumash, or Pentateuch, the traditional grouping of the Prophetic Writings of Moshe; according to Jewish Tradition, the fact that material was basically “dictated” by G-d makes every word and every letter profoundly significant; it is said that there are “seventy aspects of the Torah.” Books include 1. Bereshit [Genesis], 2. Shemot [Exodus], 3. Vayikra [Leviticus] 4. BaMidbar [Numbers] 5. Devarim [Deuteronomy]