Adapted from Meta Parshiyot 5755 by R David Wolfe-Blank, Living Torah by Aryeh Kaplan, and Sefer Bnay Yisaskhar Elul RE-AY COUNT IN S’FIRAH CYCLE IS SH’KHINAH IN YESOD SYNOPSIS This Torah portion deals with ceremonial laws, different from civil or social law. It includes laws dealing with sacrifices, the sanctuary, avoiding strange worship and misleading…Read More
How good it will be when you really listen, and hear my directions, which I give to you today, for loving YAH, who is your God, and to act godly
With feeling and inspiration.
Your earthly needs will be met at the right time, appropriate to the season.
You will reap what you planted
For your delight and health.
Also, your animals will have ample feed.
All of you will eat and be content.
Be careful — watch out!
Don’t let your cravings delude you;
Va’ethannan – Cultivating Resonance Adapted from MetaParshiyot 5755 by R David Wolfe-Blank Synopsis This Torah portion continues Moshe‘s review of the people’s journey through the desert. The 10 Commandments and their various laws are retold. The Sh’ma Yisrael – the mantra of the Jewish people – is found in this Torah portion. Moshe does his…Read More
Adapted from MetaParshiyot 5755 by R David Wolfe-Blank SYNOPSIS Moshe had been in the desert, leading the nation of Israel for almost forty years. In this Torah portion, they stand at the edge of the Jordan river, readying to enter The Promised Land. D’varim is Moshe’s ethical will. He considers lessons learned, decisions made and…Read More