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Re’eh – “See”

Today’s Parasha is titled “Re eh”, which means “to see”. This Torah portion, from Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17, describes a blessing and a curse from God.  In chapter 11:26 – 28, God says, “see, I am setting before you a blessing and a curse: the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord and the curse, if you do

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Re’eh – “See”

Our parasha passage for today is entitled Re’eh, meaning “See” and covers Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17.  The title “see” comes from the first verse of the parasha, where Moses reminds the people, saying, “See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse…” And this is the key theme of the parasha.  Blessings follow when we listen to

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Re’eh – “See”

The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Re’eh, which means “See!”  It covers Deuteronomy 11:26 through 16:17. Moses makes it clear in chapter 11 that the real issue of drawing closer to God has to do with the heart of the individual. If Israel would serve Adonai in love and faithfulness, He would send the early and latter rain in

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Re’eh – “See”

Today’s Parasha is entitled Re’eh, which means “see” and covers Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17. Parasha Re'eh continues Moses' second sermon to the people. It begins with the famous statement, “See, this day I set before you a blessing and a curse”. Moses describes the blessings for obedience to the Lord’s commandments, which were given earlier in chapter 11, along with the curses

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Re’eh -“I See”

Today’s parasha is titled “Re eh”, which means “to see”. This Torah portion, from Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17, describes a blessing and a curse from God.  In chapter 11:26 – 28, God says, “see, I am setting before you a blessing and a curse: the blessing, if you obey the commandments of the Lord and the curse, if you do

By |2017-01-30T21:40:57-04:00September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Re’eh -“I See”

Re’eh – “See”

This week’s Torah portion is titled Re’eh or in English, “See”. Parasha Re’eh begins with an appeal from Moses, beginning in verse 26. He said, “See, I am setting before you today a blessing and a curse - the blessing if you obey the commands of the Lord your God that I am giving you today; the curse if you

By |2017-01-30T21:42:17-04:00August 15th, 2015|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Re’eh – “See”

Re’eh – “See”

The name of this week’s Parasha is Re’eh, which means “see” and covers Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17.  Moses presented the blessings for obedience, and the curses for disobedience, to Adonai’s commandments described earlier in Deuteronomy 11.  Upon entering the Promised Land, the Jewish people would proclaim the blessings on Mount Gerizim and the curses on Mount Ebal, with each tribe’s responsibilities listed

By |2017-01-30T21:42:53-04:00August 23rd, 2014|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Re’eh – “See”

Re’eh – “See”

  The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Re’eh (“See!”) and takes us from Deuteronomy 11:26 through 16:17. This reading consists of commandments governing everything from worship to dietary prohibitions; from finances to festivals. It also contains a series of warnings, principally that we not imitate the horrific practices of the Canaanites. It is important we remember that these words were spoken while Israel was

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