B'hukotai

Leviticus 26:3-27:34

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In this Torah portion, God tells the people of Israel that if they follow God's commandments, they will be provided with rain to feed their crops. God then describes the long list of punishments that will be inflicted on the Israelites if they do not follows God's laws.

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for B'hukotai

slavery
The Israelites are promised rain
in exchange for keeping God's laws.

 

Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

Faith in Difficult Times
Rabbi Andrea Steinberger, Hillel

Corrupt Leadership
Carol Towarnicky, AJWS

No Food, No Torah; No Torah, No Food
Rabbi Marcia Plumb, Union for Reform Judaism

The Blessing of Rain
Jonathan Neril, Canfei Nesharim

 

Science vs. Sabbath?
Lawrence Bush & Jeffrey Dekro, SocialAction.com

 
 


From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

Stubbornness & Chance
Rabbi Avraham Fischer, Orthodox Union

The Impossible World
Cantor Sarah Sager, Women of Reform Judaism

Rebuke & Reward in This World
Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, JTS

Unifying Towards Redemption
David Frankel, UJA-Federation of New York

 

Preserving the Covenant
Dvora Weisberg, CLAL

 


Family and Fun

 

Parashat B'hukotai Challah
Julie Seltzer

 

Parashat B'hukotai for Families
Torah Topics for Today

 

Rules
Torah Topics for Today

 

 

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