Parshat Re’eh 5781

Reeh תשפא             A student recently asked me, “There are two major types of social systems, democracy and socialism. What social system does the Torah recommend?”              I answered him that the Torah’s social system is neither, as it operates on a different…

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Parshat Re’eh 5779

Parshat Re’eh תשע"ט This week’s portion, "ראה" starts with a bang. Moshe tells the Jewish people in the name of HaShem (Deuteronomy 11:26): "רְאֵה אָנֹכִי נֹתֵן לִפְנֵיכֶם הַיּוֹם בְּרָכָה וּקְלָלָה" “Look! I am placing before you today blessing and curse!”…

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Parshat Reeh 5778

Parshat Reeh  This week’s portion discloses the secret to becoming wealthy. (This is the oldest get rich scheme in the book!) The verse says: ספר דברים פרק יד כב) עַשֵּׂר תְּעַשֵּׂר אֵת כָּל תְּבוּאַת זַרְעֶךָ הַיֹּצֵא הַשָּׂדֶה שָׁנָה שָׁנָה 22)…

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