Ki Tavo

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Ki Tavo – “When You Enter In”

The name of this week’s parasha is Ki Tavo, which means “when you enter in” and covers Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8.  In chapter 26, Moses instructed the Israelis on honoring God with the first fruits of the harvest after they settled in the Promised Land, including a declaration of His mighty deeds in bringing them into the Land.  In the 3rd year

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Ki Tavo – “When You Enter”

Several years ago I was on an Orthodox Jewish website doing some research.  During my browsing I discovered their “Ask the Rabbi” section and an article caught my eye.  The question concerned whether motives mattered when giving tzedakah, charity. The person writing was concerned because they had been giving charity regularly, but lately were giving in the hopes of something

By | 2017-01-30T21:40:57+00:00 September 24th, 2016|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ki Tavo – “When You Enter”

Ki Tavo – “When You Come In”

This week’s Parasha is Ki Tavo, which means “when you come in” and covers Deuteronomy 26:1 through 29:9. In chapter 26 Moses is giving El Elyon, God most High’s command for the offerings of first fruits and tithes to be carried out once Israel crosses the Jordan River and enters the Promised Land. All that they ever had, or will

By | 2017-01-30T21:42:16+00:00 September 5th, 2015|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ki Tavo – “When You Come In”

Ki Tavo – “When You Come”

This week our parasha is called Ki Tavo which means (When You Come) and it covers Deuteronomy 26:1-29:9. The book of Deuteronomy consists mainly of three discourses of the law delivered by Moses a short time before his death. Here Moses gives his third and final discourse to the Israeli people. The dominant theme is to obey the Lord with all

By | 2017-01-30T21:42:50+00:00 September 13th, 2014|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ki Tavo – “When You Come”

Ki Tavo – “When You Come In”

This week’s Torah portion is titled Kee Tavo (“When you come in”). It covers Deuteronomy chapters 26 thru 29:8. Our parasha begins with Moses assembling the nation of Israel to give instruction on two very specific ceremonies when they cross over the Jordan and take possession of the Promised Land. These two ceremonies were the first fruit offerings, and the

By | 2017-01-30T21:43:45+00:00 August 24th, 2013|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Ki Tavo – “When You Come In”

Ki Tavo – “When You Enter”

I found myself a few weeks ago on an Orthodox Jewish website doing some research.  During my browsing I discovered their “Ask the Rabbi” section and an article caught my eye.  The question concerned whether motives mattered when giving tzedakah, charity. The person writing was concerned because they had been giving charity regularly, but lately were giving in the hopes

By | 2017-01-30T21:47:04+00:00 September 8th, 2012|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , |Comments Off on Ki Tavo – “When You Enter”