Parashat Nitzavim (Standing) Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20

‎בס”ד Parashat Nitzavim (Standing) Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20 Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 In this week’s Torah portion the reader encounters an aspect of G-d that most people tend to ignore. What is this aspect? That the One True … Read More

Parashat Ki Teitsei (When you go forth…) Deut.

בס”ד Parashat Ki Teitsei (When you go forth…) Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19 Haftarah: Isa.54:1-10 We are called to live in a way that manifests our relationship with G-d to others. Sadly many believers forget this when conducting … Read More

Parashat Shoftim (Judges) Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9

בס”ד Parashat Shoftim (Judges) Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 Haftarah: Isaiah 51:12-52:12 In this week’s Torah portion we encounter the familiar verse, “Righteousness, righteousness you shall pursue…” (Deuteronomy 16:20) We read elsewhere that we are to execute justice … Read More

Parashat Re’eh Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17

בס”ד Parashat Re’eh Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17 Haftarah: Isaiah 54:11-55:5 Recently I was in Jerusalem and saw a bumper-sticker that read, “Think good and it will be good”—I guess a reference to the power of positive thinking. … Read More

Parashat Eikev (reward) Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25

בס”ד Parashat Eikev (reward) Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25 Haftarah: Isaiah 49:14-51:3 In last week’s parasha we read how G-d’s covenant with the Jewish people to give them the land of Israel would be renewed in the last … Read More

Parashat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)

בס”ד Parashat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22) Haftarah: Isaiah 1:1-27 In Parashat Devarim one learns again that the Children of Israel were in the wilderness for forty years. “It was in the fortieth year…” Deuteronomy 1:3 One … Read More