Articles By Nancy Reuben Greenfield

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    Nancy Reuben Greenfield

    Nancy Reuben Greenfield has written three adaptations of the Torah, including an
    interactive family version at www.TiptoeThroughTheTorah.com, and an engaging
    Jewish immigrant novel, The Golden Medina, available on itunes and Amazon.


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      Vayelekh: A Summary of the Parashah

      Moses concludes his speech to the Israelites, blesses Joshua, and instructs the community to gather every seven years to read publicly from the Torah; God predicts the eventual straying of the Israelites.

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      Terumah: A Summary of the Parashah

      God instructs Moses to collect gifts from the Israelites in order to build a Tabernacle so that God can dwell among the people; God describes to Moses the vessels and structures that comprise the Tabernacle.

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      Va'et'hanan: A Summary of the Parsha

      Moses stresses to the Israelites the importance of keeping God's commandments when they enter the land of Israel; Moses repeats the Ten Commandments and utters the Sh'ma and V'ahavta.

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      Parashat Toldot

      Rebekah gives birth to twins, Esau and Jacob, who struggle with each other, engage in bargaining and deception to obtain the birthright and Isaac's blessing.

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      B'ha'alotkha: A Summary of the Parashah

      The Israelites receive instructions regarding Passover; they journey forth from Sinai and complain to God on several occasions, provoking God's anger; Miriam and Aaron speak against Moses.

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      Parashat Miketz

      Joseph interprets Pharaoh's dreams and is appointed to implement Egypt's anti-famine plan, which brings him into contact with his brothers again.

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      Kedoshim: A Summary of the Parashah

      God tells Moses to give the people a series of ethical and ritual laws instructing them in how to be holy.

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      Summary: Masei

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      Pekudei: A Summary of the Parashah

      The work of constructing the Tabernacle is completed; Moses receives the command to anoint its vessels and to anoint Aaron and the priests.

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      Ki Tetze: A Summary of the Parashah

      Moses enumerates many laws that relate to topics of family relationships, interpersonal ethics, forbidden mixtures, and sexuality.


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