Parashat Ki Tavo, Selichot


The only place we find the Levites addressing the people is in our parasha: And Moses, and the Kohanim, the Levites, with him, spoke to all Israel, saying, "Be still and listen....(Devarim 27:9) Some explain that the Kohanim are a family within the tribe of Levi. The verse simply means the Kohanim who are of

Parashat Ki Tavo, Selichot2021-08-26T22:41:10+08:00

Parashat Ki Tetze


Should a man have a wayward and rebellious son...his father and his mother shall seize him and bring him out to the elders of his town...and they shall say to the elders of his town, "This son of ours is wayward and rebellious...In a brilliant insight, Arnold B. Ehrlich notes that although the parents and

Parashat Ki Tetze2021-08-19T20:46:03+08:00

Parashat Shoftim


Before going to war, the Israelite soldier heard a rousing speech from a priest who (also) told him: "Whatever man is afraid and faint of heart, let him go and return to his house..." What's the difference between being afraid or faint of heart? Many commentators see two distinct phrases - afraid of getting hurt

Parashat Shoftim2021-08-12T22:11:02+08:00
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