“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 …

“Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tetze 5777

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” [Deut. 24:14–15]. 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 unlikely of places …

Parshat Ki Tetze — Rabbi Riskin (text)

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Ki Tetze (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19) Efrat, Israel – “When a man takes a woman and has relations with her…” (Deuteronomy 24:1) As a very young Rabbi I had the privilege of visiting one of the most revered halakhic scholars; Rav Henkin, already near-blind but still possessed of a razor-sharp mind. I shall never …