Devarim

“Shabbat Shalom” – Devarim 5778

Parshat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1–3:22) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “Zion shall be redeemed because of her moral justice and her children shall return to her because of her compassionate righteousness” (Isaiah 1:27). The Shabbat before the bleak day of Tisha Be’Av, the fast commemorating the destruction of both Holy Temples, is called Shabbat Hazon, …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Devarim 5778

Parshat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22) Rabbi David Stav This Shabbat, we begin the fifth and final volume of the Five Books of Moses. This Shabbat is also commonly referred to as “Shabbat Chazon”, so named for the opening word of the Haftarah reading: “The vision (‘chazon’) of Yishayahu (Isaiah) the son of Amotz”. This Haftarah is always …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Devarim 5777

Parshat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22) Rabbi David Stav  This Shabbat, we will begin a new book of the Chumash, the Book of Devarim (Deuteronomy). The special name given to this Shabbat ­– Shabbat Chazon, which immediately precedes the fast day of Tisha b’Av ­– is associated with the first haftarah of the book of Deuteronomy, …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Devarim 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin           Efrat, Israel — “How (eichah) am I able to bear your contentiousness, your burdens and your quarrels?!” Just prior to the conclusion of the 1978 Camp David Accords, U.S. President Jimmy Carter submitted a letter for Prime Minister Menachem Begin that caused the Israeli leader …

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אור תורה: דברים תשע”ו

  תוכחה שמביאה נחת רוח וברכה לעולם חזי זכריה למרות ניסיונות שיח כושלים, משה רבינו אינו מרפה אלא תוקף ביושרה אך בכבוד את התנהגותו הבלתי הולמת של העם. על הערבות הבין דורית שהיא סוד קיומו של עם ישראל. מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ח אב תשע”ו, 12/08/2016 מי מאתנו אוהב תוכחות ודברי ביקורת? אפילו …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Devarim 5776

Parshat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)  Rabbi David Stav  Devarim is the name shared by both the last of the five books of Moses, and the first portion of this book, and the name “Devarim” relates to the words spoken by Moshe before he passed away in Arvot Moav, on the borders of the eastern part of the Land …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Devarim 5776

Parshat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)  Rabbi David Stav  Devarim is the name shared by both the last of the five books of Moses, and the first portion of this book, and the name “Devarim” relates to the words spoken by Moshe before he passed away in Arvot Moav, on the borders of the eastern part of the Land …

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