Deuteronomy – Dvarim

Parshat Ha’azinu: Understanding the P...

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Parshat Ha’azinu: The Divine Service ...

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The Key to Choosing Life

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Rosh Hashanah in Parshat Nitzavim

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Parshat Nitzavim and Rosh Hashanah Parshat Nitzavim is always read on the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah, the Shabbat which the Ba’al Shem Tov explained that the Almighty

Parashat Nitzaveem-Vayeilech Signs for 5772

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Video   For more on the phrase “God spoke,” see our article, The number 248 in Torah and nature (parts 3 and 4).

Ki Teitzei: The Electrifying Fence

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Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone

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In parshat Shoftim, the Torah briefly reiterates the commandment of “cities of refuge” (עֲרֵי מִקְלָט ), wherein an individual who accidentally murdered another must take refuge. This

The Importance of Being Earnest

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Loss of Innocence In the portion of Shoftim, we find one of the most important verses of the entire Torah: “You shall be sincere with

The Seven Paths of the Tree of the Field

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The Image of the Tree At the end of the Torah portion of Shoftim, the Torah describes the dynamics of the laws of battle. If

Paths of Divine Service: From Kabbalah to B...

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In parshat Re’eh, the Torah restates that there are only a limited number of kosher cattle, “This is the cattle that you may eat, ox, sheep