Parshat Nitzavim 5782 2022

PARSHAT NITZAVIMCHOOSING LIFE “I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your seed may live.” (Deuteronomy 30:19)...

Parshat Kee Tavo 5782 2022

PARSHAT KEE TAVO HOMELESSNESS “You shall betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her; you shall build a house, and you shall not live in it; you shall plant a vineyard and shall not gather its grapes.”  (Deuteronomy 28:30)...

Parshat Kee Tetze 5782 2022

PARSHAT KEE TETZE GOOD AND EVIL “Remember what Amalek did to you on your journey, after you left Egypt.”  (Deuteronomy 25:17)             There is a Buddhist tale of a monk and a gladiator who are trying to...

Parshat Shoftim 5782 2022

PARSHAT SHOFTIM THE KING “When he [the king] is seated on his royal throne, he shall have a copy of this Teaching written for him on a scroll by the Levitical priests.”  (Deuteronomy 17:18)             When I...

Parshat Reeh 5782 2022

PARSHAT REEH A HOLY PLACE “Only in the place that the Lord will choose in one of your tribal territories. There you shall sacrifice your burnt offerings and there you shall observe all that I enjoin upon you.”  (Deuteronomy 12:14)...

Parshat Ekev 5782 2022

PARSHAT EKEV BIRTHDAYS AND YAHRZEITS “From Beeroth-bene-jaakan. the Israelites marched to Moserah. Aaron died there and was buried there; and his son Eleazar became priest in his stead.”  (Deuteronomy 10:6)...