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Ki Teitzei 5762 - August 16, 2002

Coming In for a Landing

Keep your seat belt fastened until the pilot has turned off the 'Fasten Seat Belt' sign. Collect your personal items. And thank you for choosing This Airline (or did This Airline choose you?) for the journey of a lifetime
Parshah
Ki Teitzei in a Nutshell
The law of the beautiful captive and the rebellious son, the hybrid garment and the falsely accused spouse, the hungry employee and a dead brother’s wife, how to get married and when to get divorced—and sixty-six other mitzvot.
Ki Teitzei in a Nutshell
The law of the beautiful captive and the rebellious son, the hybrid garment and the falsely accused spouse, the hungry employee and a dead brother’s wife, how to get married and when to get divorced—and sixty-six other mitzvot.
Relationships
A Dialogue on Intermarriage: One Year Later

Does G-d prefer a person who is faithful to the Torah but unhappy, to someone who betraying the Torah lives a happy and fulfilling life?
Story
The Homeowner

Instead of answering the chassid's question, Rabbi DovBer dispatched him to the town of Zhitomir. "Go visit my disciple, Rabbi Zev" he said. "Only he can provide you with the answer you seek"
Thirteen Attributes of Mercy: an Elul Anthology

A History of Elul... A Haven in Time... Month of the Bride... I and My Beloved... How to grant a blessing... The King in the Field... all about Elul -- the month that G-d feels closer to us and we feel closer to Him
If a person drops a sela, and a poor man finds it and is sustained by it, then he [who lost the coin] will be blessed on its account
— Midrash Sifri
Print Magazine

How you treat others is how G‑d treats you. How you forgive them is how He forgives you. How you measure them is how He measures you.

When you show empathy for the plight of another human being, G‑d takes empathy in your plight.

When others slight you and you ignore the call to vengeance that burns inside, G‑d...