Parshat Ekev Deuteronomy 7:12-11:15 This week’s Torah portion Ekev, continues Moses’ farewell address to the Children of Israel.  Moses is trying to prepare the Israelites for entering the Promised Land. Moses reminds them that despite their errors and sins along the journey from Egypt (The Golden Calf, the lies of the spies, the lack of…Read more »

Training Days

Parshat Ekev Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25 Rabbi Denise L. Eger With preparation almost everything is possible. With the proper training program you can learn to run a marathon or ride a bike 500 miles for charity! It is a matter of discipline.  It is a matter of dedication and it is a matter of preparation.…Read more »

The Land is in Us

Parshat Behukotai Leviticus 26:1 -27:34 This week’s Torah portion is the last one in the book of Leviticus. Parshat Behukotai expresses a quid pro quo theology. If you obey God and follow God’s commandments you will be rewarded. If you do not obey God’s rules and you follow other gods and goddesses then you will…Read more »