What is the "Torah?"
The word "Torah" in Hebrew is translated as “teaching.” Torah does not mean “law” it means “teaching” and is still good for reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness!!
What is a "Torah Portion?"
The first five books of the Bible are known as the 'Torah' or the 'Five Books of Moses' and are divided into 54 separate reading sections or 'portions'.
Each portion is named for the first word or words within the first few verses.
The Torah is part of the Tanach, or Hebrew Bible, known in Christianity as the Old Testament.