Va’et’hanan

Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11

To read the full text in English and Hebrew, click here: Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11

In this Torah portion, 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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ten commandment
Moses repeats the Ten Commandments

Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

Integrating Knowledge
Rabbi Neal J. Loevinger, KOLEL

 

Treatment of the Stranger
Rachel Farbiarz, AJWS

 

Whom Should You Honor?
Rabbi Lawrence Raphael, Union for Reform Judaism

 

Here & Act
Rabbi Dorothy Richman, AJWS

 

The Chosen People
Rabbi Elliot Kaplowitz, Hillel

 

The Smallest of Peoples
Pamela Katz, AJWS

 

Acting With Compassion
Gila Langer, socialaction.com

 

Guard Yourselves Very Well
Akiva Gersh, Canfei Nesharim

 

From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

Love the Lord
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish University

 

Renewing Love
Dvora Weisberg, CLAL

 

The Dutiful Student
Rabbi Marc Wolf, Jewish Theological Seminary

 

Jewish Continuity
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Big Tent Judaism

 

Beyond the Letter of the Law
Rabbi David Movsas, Orthodox Union

 

Inverse Tablets
Mindy Berman, UJA-Federation of New York

 

Understanding Our Own Morality
Carol Ochs, Women of Reform Judaism

 

Multimedia

 
Parshat Va’et’hanan Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

 

Parshat Va’et’hanan Challah
Julie Seltzer

 

Parshat Va’et’hanan for Families
Torah Topics for Families

 

 


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