ki tetze

“Torah Lights” – Parshat Ki Tetze 5778

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin speaking

“Day Laborers or Contract Workers? When will we be rewarded?”

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s Insights into Parshat Ki Tetze

“Parsha to the Point” – Ki Tetze 5778

Parshat Ki Tetze (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19) Rabbi David Stav In Parshat Ki Tetze, we encounter a commandment that speaks of a reality with which we are completely unfamiliar, the “eshet yefat to’ar” (taking a beautiful woman as a war bride).  Here, the Torah describes a scenario in which a Jewish soldier wishes to marry a woman captured… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Ki Tetze 5778

“Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tetze 5778

Parshat Ki Tetze (Deuteronomy 21:10–25:19) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “When you go forth to battle against your enemies, and God your Lord delivers them into your hands, and you…see among the captives a woman of beauty, and you desire her, you may take her to be your wife. When you bring her home,… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tetze 5778

“Parsha to the Point” – Ki Tetze 5777

Parshat Ki Tetze (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19) Rabbi David Stav  The Torah contains many events and mitzvot, and this week’s portion, Ki Teitze, is among the most “mitzvah-packed” in the entire Torah. It lists mitzvot of all kinds, both private and public; those concerned with the relationship between Man and God, as well as those addressing relationships between… Continue Reading “Parsha to the Point” – Ki Tetze 5777

“Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tetze 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Ki Tetze (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “Do not withhold the wages due to your hired hand…that very day shall you give him his payment” . This Shabbat, the Eleventh of Elul, marks 47 years to the day of one of the most transformative moments in my life, in the most… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tetze 5777

אור תורה: כי תצא

האם יש עניין רוחני לחקור את שורשיהן וסביבותיהן של המצוות? רבקי ישראלי  בימינו ראוי שהמושגים “נאמנות” ו”אחריות” יחליפו את המושג “מחויבות”. אדם נאמן זה אדם שיש בו אמון ויש לו אמון. ואם מוטלת אחריות על אדם, סימן הוא שהוא ראוי לשאת באחריות זו מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, י”א אלול תשע”ה, 26/08/2015 אחת המצוות… Continue Reading אור תורה: כי תצא