We are now in the Three Weeks between fast days (see articles #4-5), leading up to Tisha b'Av, commemorating the destruction of the Holy Temples in Jerusalem.
Friday is the yahrzeit of Rabbi Moshe Cordevero— the RAMAK —author of several major Kabbalah texts and predecessor to the Holy Ari as leader of the Safed kabbalists (articles #1-2).
The 3rd article is for the 1st chapter of the third cycle of Pirkei Avot, which many continue to study on Shabbat afternoons throughout the summer, until Rosh Hashana.
The last three articles (#5-7) relate to the Weekly Reading, Pinchas.

(Those of you in ISRAEL should click to 'Matot' for articles on your Weekly Reading.)