Monthly Archive: September 2016

Ki Tetze – Lost and Straying

One of the many Mitzvot appearing in Ki Tetze’s reading is the responsibility to return the lost property of another. The Torah instructs us also to pre-empt such a loss of another by being...

Shoftim – Extremely Moderate

A verse appears in this week’s Torah reading of Shoftim, which aptly describes Jewish tradition and religious authority as it has been transmitted through mainstream Jewish life for millennia. Most Jews who have remained...

Re’eh – Decisions by the Thousands

The opening words of Parshat Re’eh present the tension of life, the constant struggle we have in making correct and ethical choices. Research has shown that the average adult makes 35,000 decisions each day,...