Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25


In this Torah portion, Moses continues his speech to the Israelites. He tells them they will have to annihilate people who are not believers in God. Moses reminds them not to forget 
God’s commandments even after they enter the land of Israel. Moses tells the Israelites that the biggest task is to continue to fear God.

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land of israel
Moses reminds the Israelites
to keep the commandments
after they enter Israel.

Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

Graced With Food
Rabbi Jordan D. Cohen, KOLEL
Prioritizing Obligations
Alana Alpert, AJWS
The Challenge of Humility
Rabbi Paula Feldstein, Union for Reform Judaism
Wholeness of a Broken Heart
Rabbi Elliot Kukla, AJWS
No Pain, No Gain
Rabbi Avi Weinstein, Hillel
Helping a Stranger
Rabbi Salomon Gruenwald, AJWS
Divine Ownership of Wealth
Lawrence Bush & Jeffrey Dekro, socialaction.com
The Seven Species
Chana Siegelbaum, Canfei Nesharim

From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

The Land is the Means
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish Unversity
Through Weakness & Strength
Dvora Weisberg, CLAL
The Covenant of Fertility
Rabbi Lauren Eichler Berkun, JTS
Motivated By Love of God
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Jewish Outreach Institute
Empowering Fear
Rabbi Avraham Fischer, Orthodox Union
Communal Cohesion
Roberta Fried, UJA-Federation of New York
The Human Body Code
Rabbi Malka Drucker, Women of Reform Judaism


Parashat Ekev Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
Parashat Ekev Challah
Julie Seltzer
Parashat Ekev for Families
Torah Topics for Families

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