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Ki Teitzei: Forgetting to Be Selfish

Last week’s Torah portion, Shoftim, told us not to cut down fruit trees when we are besieging a city. By Talmudic times, this injunction had been expanded into the principle of… 798 more words

Torah Portion

Ki Tetze 5774

Parents shall not be put to death for children, nor children be put to death for parents — unless God decides to do it that way. 32 more words

Specific Verses Or Texts


“Now this is the commandment, and these are the statutes and judgments which the Lord your God has commanded to teach you, that you may observe them in the land which you are crossing over to possess, … 1,194 more words


Limits on Kings and Presidents - Shoftim 5774

In Hebrew, the name of the United States is not a translation of “United States of America.”  If it were, it would be something like Medinot HaIchud shel Amerika.  2,096 more words

Divrei Torah (Weekly Sermons)

John 13:34 esv

Nowhere in the Ten Commandments does it specifically say we are to love one another.
It says to honor our parents, not to murder, steal or commit adultery, 86 more words

Religion And Spirituality

The Lord is God

“Acknowledge and take to heart this day
that the LORD is God in heaven above
and on the earth below.
There is no other.

Keep his decrees and commands”


(Deuteronomy 4:39-40)


All or Nothing?: TorahCycle Ki Tzeitzei

I got an image earlier of a wadi (a valley, ravine or other potential channel for water), most often heard in the context of Three hikers were washed away in a flash flood in the wadi. 504 more words

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