Tagged ‘Ki Tavo’

Parashat Ki Tavo

September 6, 2012 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Dvarim

In this week’s Torah portion we are witness to a grand ritual – a dramatization depicting the landscape of choices within which we all reside, at all times. One half of the Israelite tribes are told to stand on Mt. … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Ki Tavo

September 14, 2011 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Dvarim

By Rabbi Jaron Matlow   Lately I have been focusing on Theodicy, the problem of evil in the world. Over the last several years, I have experienced a number of health issues that left me on total disability. In Parashat … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Ki Tavo

August 24, 2010 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Dvarim

By Steve Altarescu If Deuteronomic theology has not troubled you so far, Ki Tavo will now challenge you as it pushes the concept of reward and punishment to the limit. For the purpose of review here are some highlights of … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Ki Tavo

September 3, 2009 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Dvarim

By Rabbi Halina Rubenstein One of the most rewarding experiences of my rabbinical career has been teaching conversion classes. It is exhilarating seeing the students learning Judaism step by step and then witnessing their evolving Jewish identity when everything you … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Ki Tavo

September 17, 2008 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Dvarim

By Rabbi Daniel Horwitz There is a famous Jewish legend which has bothered me from the first time I heard it, when I was about 8 or 9 years old. According to this legend, the foundation for the song introducing … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Ki Tavo

September 5, 2006 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Dvarim

By Rabbi Emily Korzenik Very early in the portion, Ki Tavo presents the Torah as familiar and beloved. My father was wandering Aramean and he went down to Egypt and sojourned there, few in number; and he became there a … Continue reading »