The fate of the individual is often determined by the behavior of the community as a whole.
God enumerates the rewards for keeping the commandments and the punishments for violating them; the laws of tithes are then listed.
We can achieve redemption only when striving for unity, holiness, and justice.
The environmental destruction intended as a punishment for failing to observe the sabbatical year raises contemporary questions of how to prevent environmental devastation.
Two interpretations of a word illustrate different understandings of punishments listed in Parashat Bechukotai.
Jeremiah's deep faith despite the impending exile predicted in Parashat B'hukotai can teach us to turn to God in the most troubling of times.
Incentives to keep the covenant are directed at Israel because of Israel's power, through its behavior, to break the covenant.