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Eikev – “Consequence”

This week our parasha is Eikev, which means “consequence”, and covers Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25.  In this parasha we will see the importance of making choices and the consequences that it brings depending on how we choose. Our parasha begins in chapter 7 continuing the speech Moses is giving our people before we begin to take possession of the promise land.  If

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Eikev – “On The Heel Of”

This week’s Parasha is Eikev, which means “on the heel of.” In this Parasha Moses continues his final speeches to the Israelis before they enter the Promised Land. These instructions are more about obeying their God and are a warning. I think a good theme for this is the following: “If you have real faith, you will trust Me; and

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Eikev – “Consequence”

The Torah portion for this Shabbat is called Eikev meaning “consequence”. Israel is told that if they will be faithful to observe Adonai’s commandments, the ‘consequences’ will be blessing and health, prosperity and protection. But that’s a big ‘IF’. God promises to go before us to drive out the Canaanite inhabitants of the land, who had spurned 400 years of

By |2017-01-30T21:40:57-04:00August 27th, 2016|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eikev – “Consequence”

Eikev – “Consequence”

“If you pay attention to these laws and are careful to follow them, then the Lord your God will keep His covenant of love with you, as He promised to your ancestors.” This is how our Parasha, entitled Eikev begins and, like last week’s portion, affirms that obedience and faith in God equal the fulfillment of a beautiful promise far

By |2017-01-30T21:42:18-04:00August 8th, 2015|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eikev – “Consequence”

Eikev – “Because”

This week’s Torah portion is titled Eikev. It takes us from Chapters 7:12 to 11:25 in the book of Deuteronomy.  Eikev translates to English as – because; but more specific – “a consequence of” referring to an action. Parasha Eikev is a continuation of Moses translating God’s commandments, judgments and statutes to the newly formed nation of Israel. The parasha

By |2017-01-30T21:42:54-04:00August 23rd, 2014|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eikev – “Because”

Eikev – “Consequence”

The Parasha for this week is entitled Eikev, which is translated “consequence” and covers Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25. In Parasha Eikev, Moses continues his final speech to Israel just before they were to enter the Promised Land.  It begins: “And it will be because you will heed these judgments, and guard and do them, the Lord will keep with you the covenant

By |2017-01-30T21:43:48-04:00July 27th, 2013|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Eikev – “Consequence”