Parashat Re’eh


Will poverty ever end? Devarim 15:4 promises that such a time will come: Yet, there will be no pauper among you, for the LORD will surely bless you...It sounds as if ending poverty is in God's hands. Mizrachi points out that the next verse begins only if you surely heed the voice of the LORD

Parashat Re’eh2019-08-29T20:56:52+08:00

Parashat Ekev


When I went up the mountain to take the tablets of stones...And the LORD gave me the two tablets of stones...Moses keeps repeating, R. Jacob Z. Mecklenburg notes, that the tablets were luhot avanim, literally "tablets of stones." The Rabbis teach that each word that left God's mouth split into seventy languages as it says:

Parashat Ekev2019-08-22T15:13:51+08:00

Parashat Va’etchanan


...when the LORD your God brings you to the give to you great and goodly towns that you did not build...Watch yourself, lest you forget the LORD... Why stress that Israel did not build the towns? People who never worked for what they have, explains the Malbim, are susceptible to not appreciating their good

Parashat Va’etchanan2019-08-15T13:10:19+08:00

Parashat Devarim


And Moshe said to you at that time, saying, 'I cannot carry you by myself. The LORD your God has multiplied you, and here you are today like the stars of the heavens in multitude. May the LORD God of your fathers add to you a thousand times more... Moshe wants to teach us, explains

Parashat Devarim2019-08-08T17:01:48+08:00

Parashat Matot-Masei


And Moses wrote down their departure points for their journeyings by the word of the LORD. The journeyings were by the word of the Lord, or so the Ibn Ezra explains the verse. Earlier the Torah already mentioned: By the LORD's word they would camp and by the LORD's word they would journey onward and

Parashat Matot-Masei2019-08-02T13:10:47+08:00
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