Monthly Archives: August 2018

Thoughts on Ki Tavo

In Parasha Ki Tavo, “When you come…”, Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8,[i] Moshe continues to encourage the children of Israel to observe the mitzvot ADONAI has placed before them as they prepare to enter into the land promised as an inheritance to their forefathers, … Continue reading

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Thought on Ki Teitzei

This week’s parasha is Ki Teitzei, Deuteronomy 21:10 – 25:19.[i] It is the fifth of the Haftarot of Consolation, from Isaiah 54:1-55:5. In this haftarah we read an encouraging proclamation from HaShem to Israel, Fear not, for you will not … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Shoftim

When we pick up a book, glancing through it to determine whether we would like to spend the time reading it, we may look over the table of contents as well as the chapter headings or introductions. However, it is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Eikev

This week’s Parasha is Eikev, Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25.[i] The Haftarah, being the Second Shabbat of Consolation, is from Isaiah 49:14 – 51:3. The reading from the Apostolic Writings, according to the Chayai Yeshua schedule, is Luke 24:13–32. I encourage … Continue reading

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