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Parshat Shoftim: What does a calf have to do with the laws of war?

Rabbi David Brofsky

Parashat Shoftim: What does a calf have to do with the laws of war? The conquest and settlement of the land involved many challenges, and the Torah prepared the people of Israel accordingly. We aspire to uphold our morality and holiness even when at war. Rabbi David Brofsky is a ra’m in Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria …

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Parshat Reeh: A Personal Vision that Changes Everything

Aliza Goldberg

Parashat Re’eh: A Personal Vision that Changes Everything Everything rests on a person’s own vision. Will that person succeed in using that deep vision to discern between blessing and curse, and make the right choice? Aliza Goldberg is the director of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s AMLAT Program for young women from Latin America Parshat Re’eh is generally …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Reeh 5779

This week’s parsha commentary has been dedicated by the Charif family of Sydney, Australia in honor of their granddaughter Leia Yardena Elison’s 2nd Birthday Shabbat Shalom: Reeh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “Behold , I present before you today a blessing and a curse. The blessing, when you internalize the …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Reeh 5778

Parshat Reeh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17) Rabbi David Stav The Book of Deuteronomy (Devarim) is comprised of three important sermons delivered by Moses, and our parsha centers on the most important of the three, concerning the commandments. One of the most important commandments that Moses tends to emphasize concerns the rampant idol worship that existed in the world …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Re’eh 5778

Parshat Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “You shall smite, yes smite, all of the inhabitants of that city by the sword…and you shall burn entirely with fire the city and all of it spoils to the Lord your God, and it shall be an everlasting desolation (tel); it shall not be …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Reeh 5777

Parshat Reeh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17) Rabbi David Stav  Our Torah portion this week, Re’eh, is replete with religious and social mitzvot, of which one is to take place during the Sh’nat Sh’mitah, the Sabbatical Year: the principle of Sh’mitat K’safim – the absolution of debt. Simply put, all creditors must absolve their debtors from repaying debt in …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Re’eh 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

This week’s edition is dedicated in celebration of the 3rd birthday of Yakira Bryna Elison — 28 Av by her loving grandparents, Ian and Bernice Charif of Sydney, Australia Parshat Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “See, I am giving before you this day a blessing and a curse…” (Deut 11:26) So opens …

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אור תורה: ראה תשע”ו

Chana Asis

  “ובחרת בחיים”: זכות או ציווי? חנה עסיס בעולם שרואה ביחסי את המוחלט, אומרת התורה באופן בהיר – יש טוב ויש רע, יש נכון ולא נכון, יש אמת ושקר. מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ח אב תשע”ו, 01/09/2016 פרשתנו פותחת בהעמדת שתי אלטרנטיבות בפני העם: ללכת בדרך ה’ ולהתברך, או לסטות מדרכו ולהסתכן בהשלכות …

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