Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17


In this Torah portion, Moses tells the Israelites that if they worship idols, they will be punished. Moses explains the laws of kosher food, and he details the three pilgrimage festivals: Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot.

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kosher meat
Moses explains the laws of kosher meat.


Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

Restoring Wealth & Dignity
Rabbi Howard Alpert, Hillel

Seeds of Peace
Rachel Farbiarz, AJWS

Seeing is Believing
Rabbi Stephen Karol, Union for Reform Judaism

Lessons for Former Slaves
Rabbi Dorothy Richman, AJWS


Dealing With Poverty
Alon Ferency, AJWS


Liberation & Compassion
Aliza Mazor,


Time to Clean Up
Rabbi Akiva Wolff, Canfei Nesharim


From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

Be Yourself
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish Unversity

It’s in the Blood
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, CLAL

Traditions & Counter-Traditions
Rabbi Joshua Heller, JTS

Open Your Eyes and See
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Jewish Outreach Institute

Resolution Through Repentance
Danya Hayden, UJA-Federation of New York


The Purpose of Kashrut
Rabbi Ruth Sohn, Women of Reform Judaism


Parashat Re’eh Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies


Parashat Re’eh Challah
Julie Seltzer


Parashat Re’eh for Families
Torah Topics for Families



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