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Charity Times Eight Charity Times Eight
Re'eh Parshah Report
Itche, Jono, and all of their friends act out different ways of giving charity.
Why Jews Give So Much Charity Why Jews Give So Much Charity
The one who gives receives more!
The One Time You Should NOT Think Positively The One Time You Should NOT Think Positively
Parshat Re’eh
Judaism teaches us to be optimistic and positive, to highlight what we have rather than what is lacking. But here’s one time when this attitude is absolutely destructive.
Learning from Kosher Fish Learning from Kosher Fish
Something Spiritual on Parshat Re'eh
Rejoicing on Holidays Rejoicing on Holidays
Practical Parshah - Re'eh
There is a specific commandment to "rejoice on your Holidays." How does one get into the joyful holiday spirit?
Give and Give Again Give and Give Again
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Give and Give Again
Parsha Re'eh
When giving charity, clearly one should give wholeheartedly and pleasantly. But how critical to the mitzvah of tzedakah is the manner in which it is given? Maimonides and Rashi offer differing views. This class analyzes their positions and reveals the essence of charity. (Likutei Sichos vol. 34, Sicha 2)
Synthesizing Solace Synthesizing Solace
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Synthesizing Solace
Torah Portion of Re’eh
There is comfort that comes from above, and comfort that comes from each person’s own heart. Each has a distinct advantage. Is there a way to have both?
Parsha Gems: Re'eh Parsha Gems: Re'eh
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Parsha Gems: Re'eh
Study some of the highlights of the weekly Torah portion with insights from various commentaries.
Parshah Mnemonics: Re'eh Parshah Mnemonics: Re'eh
The holy city of Jerusalem
The parshah of Re’eh contains 126 verses, and the mnemonic for it is the word Peliyah (wondrous). Explore the coded message in this Masoretic note and its connection to the general themes of the Parshah.
Ambition and Integrity: Can the Two Coexist? Ambition and Integrity: Can the Two Coexist?
A Taste of Text—Re’eh
Only if amibition is accompanied by integrity are we assured against deception.
Choices Choices
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Choices
Stick Figure Vignette: Parshat Re’eh
A stick man has a decision to make.
The Danger of Ambition Without Values The Danger of Ambition Without Values
We’re inspired by ambitious people. But ambition that isn’t backed by strong values can be dangerous.
Give and Get (Rich) Give and Get (Rich)
Something Spiritual on Parshat Re'eh
Selective Kindness Selective Kindness
Growing Weekly: Parshat Re'eh
Realigning with Your 'Why' Realigning with Your 'Why'
In relationship and commitments, things that used to be exciting and come easy, after time become burdensome and difficult. A nuance in the Torah related to tithing offers insight.
Do I Have to Do What G-d Says? Do I Have to Do What G-d Says?
Studying Rashi: Parshat Re'eh
In verse 12:17, the Torah says: "You cannot eat within your cities the tithe of your grain...or any of your vows that you will vow..." Rashi clarifies that it does not mean "you cannot" but rather "you are not allowed to." What is the difference between being able and being allowed to do something?
Prophecy and Prophets Prophecy and Prophets
What is the purpose and function of prophecy, and could there be prophets today? Understanding the mitzvah to listen to Torah true prophets and the significance of prophesy.
When G-d Says You Can’t When G-d Says You Can’t
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When G-d Says You Can’t
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on not being able to eat sacred foods outside Jerusalem
Rashi analyzes various occasions where the Torah says “You may not”, comparing when this implies a prohibition. We learn a fundamental philosophical insight into Torah law along the way.
Learning the Haftorah: Re'eh Learning the Haftorah: Re'eh
The weekly portion from the Prophets
Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 1st Portion Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 1st Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 2nd Portion Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 2nd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 3rd Portion Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 3rd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 4th Portion Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 4th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 5th Portion Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 5th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 6th Portion Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 6th Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 7th Portion Rabbi Gordon - Re'eh: 7th Portion
Cleaving to G-d Cleaving to G-d
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Cleaving to G-d
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Re'eh
Based on an analysis of Deuteronomy 13:5 -- "You shall follow the L-rd, your G-d, fear Him, keep His commandments, heed His voice, worship Him, and cleave to Him."
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