Ekev

Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25

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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 and that their 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 University

 

Through Weakness & Strength
Dvora Weisberg, CLAL

 

The Covenant of Fertility
Rabbi Lauren Eichler Berkun, JTS

 

 

Motivated By Love of God
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Big Tent Judaism

 

 

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
 

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Parshat Ekev Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

 

Parshat Ekev Challah
Julie Seltzer

 

Parshat Ekev for Families
Torah Topics for Families





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