Ekev

Parshat Ekev: Redemption Depends upon Both the Individual and the Collective

Elana GOldscheder

Parashat Ekev: Redemption depends upon both the individual and the collective “And if you obey these rules…,” the words that begin the week’s parsha, serve as a reminder that our responsibility isn’t just communal. Rather, each of us, as an individual, must revisit his or her personal relationship with Hashem. Elana Goldscheider is Director of …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Ekev 5779

This week’s parsha commentary has been dedicated by the Charif family of Sydney, Australiain honor of their granddaughter Yakira Bryna Elison’s 5th Birthday Shabbat Shalom: Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel –  “Not by bread alone does a human being live, but rather by that which comes forth from the Lord’s …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Ekev 5778

Parshat Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25) Rabbi David Stav In analyzing the Book of Deuteronomy (Devarim), it is the generally accepted practice to divide the book into three sections, one for each of Moses’ major speeches. In his first speech, which ends at the beginning of Parshat Va’etchanan, Moses recounts the history of the Israelites’ wanderings in the …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Ekev 5778

Parshat Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12–11:25) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And now Israel what does the Lord Your G-d ask of you, only to revere the Lord your G-d and to walk in all of His ways, and to love Him and to serve the Lord your G-d with all your heart and with all …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Ekev 5777

Parshat Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25) Rabbi David Stav  In Parshat Ekev, Moshe continues his series of farewell addresses to the People of Israel. I would like to focus on the promising and encouraging component of his address that describes the virtues of the Land of Israel, which is “…a land with brooks of water, fountains and depths …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Ekev 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin           Efrat, Israel – “And it shall come to pass, because you hearken to these laws, safeguarding and keeping them, that the Lord your God shall keep the covenant with you and the mercy that He swore unto your ancestors, and He will love you, and …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Ekev 5776

Parshat Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25)  Rabbi David Stav  Our rabbis said that the word “Ekev ” hints at things people tend to disregard. The greatest dangers that loom ahead are not necessarily horrendous crimes, but rather the little misdeeds which we have grown accustomed to committing every now and then that truly worry Moshe Rabbenu. A closer look at …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Ekev 5776

Parshat Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25)  Rabbi David Stav  Our rabbis said that the word “Ekev ” hints at things people tend to disregard. The greatest dangers that loom ahead are not necessarily horrendous crimes, but rather the little misdeeds which we have grown accustomed to committing every now and then that truly worry Moshe Rabbenu. A closer look at …

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