Category: Deuteronomy

Eikev: Rabbi Abraham

By Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: EIKEV, Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25. Haftara: Isaiah 49:14-51:3. THE BOOK & THE SWORD; THE LOAF & THE STICK The Midrash on Parshas EIKEV teaches: “The Book and the Sword descended...

Ki Tavo: Rabbi Abraham

By Rabbi Abraham Greenbaum Torah Reading: KI TAVO, Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8. Haftara: Isaiah 60:1-22. Our parshah, KI TAVO, puts the seal on Moses’ detailed exposition of the commandments in the Mishneh Torah (=Deuteronomy) — the...

What Does it Mean to be Tamim

Why is the Torah’s attitude towards magic, soothsayers etc so negative, and how is the normative instruction in the command to be “wholehearted with the Lord your G-d” an alternative to them? The answer...

The LORD Your G-D Will Choose

One of the things that the Israelites are commanded to do when they enter the land is to level and wipe out all the cult sites (places of idolatrous worship) they find there (Deut....

Re’eh: Rabbi Dovid Goldstein

  Our guest Teacher Rabbi Dovid Goldstein Rabbi from West Houston Chabad  shares commentary on the portion Re’eh, (רְאֵה — Hebrew for “see”, the first word in the parashah) is the 47th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה, parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah readingand the...

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