Nancy Reuben Greenfield
Nancy Reuben Greenfield has written three adaptations of the Torah, including an interactive family version atwww.TiptoeThroughTheTorah.com. Her latest work, Tiptoe Through Genesis, brings out the poetry and power of the first and most influential book in history.
Articles by Nancy Reuben Greenfield
Parashat Masei: Summary
The sons of Reuben and Gad have promised Moses that they will help the other tribes settle the Promised Land before settling across the River Jordan.
Parashat Vayeilech: Summary
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.
Parashat Ha’azinu: Summary
Moses recites a song to the Children of Israel that testifies to their covenant with God.
Parashat Re’eh: Summary
Moses instructs the Israelites regarding idolatry, false prophets, clean and unclean foods, tithes, freeing slaves, and the pilgrimage festivals.
Parashat Eikev: Summary
Moses continues his speech to the Israelites, reminding them to keep God's commandments when they enter the land of Israel.
Parashat Ki Tavo: Summary
Moses instructs the Israelites regarding the first fruit offering; Moses then lists the blessings for keeping the commandments and the punishments for disobeying them.
Parashat Vaetchanan: Summary
Moses stresses to the Israelites the importance of keeping God's commandments when they enter the land of Israel; Moses repeats the 10 Commandments and utters the Shema and V'ahavta.
Parashat Devarim: Summary
Moses recounts to the Israelites episodes from the 40 years in the wilderness; he encourages the Israelites in their upcoming conquest of the land of Canaan.