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Tag Archives: Parshat Eikev

shabbat shalom – ekev pardes…

Posted on July 26, 2013 by Michal Kohane

In Pirkei Avot (5:25) we find, “turn her, turn her, everything is in her” – הפוך בה, הפוך בה, הכל בה. We knew this theory before coming to Pardes, but feeling it on an almost daily basis for the last three weeks has been a whole different story. Perhaps there is no better place to Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Ekev: The Replacement Tablets

Posted on July 25, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy discusses parshat Ekev. Ekev

עקב, ekev

Posted on August 19, 2011 by Avi Strausberg

there’s not so much new here in parshat ekev.  moshe continues to reiteritate the people’s indebtedness to God and the importance of upholding “ומצותיו ,משפטיו ,חוקותיו: His commandments, laws, and rules” (devarim 8:11).  but buried within moshe’s retelling of חטא העגל (sin of the golden calf), an interesting discrepancy arises. here’s the scene: moshe’s just Continue Reading »

עקב

Posted on August 18, 2011 by Barer

This week’s parsha continues with a lot of the same themes as the preceding two, including the second paragraph of the Shma which talks about the agricultural importance of keeping the commandments, as if the Israelites fail to do so, the land that they have come to rely on (which is explicitly differentiated from Egypt Continue Reading »

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