Category Archives: Parashot English

Parashat Va’etchanan

In this parashah Moshe encourages Bnei Yisrael in the fulfillment of the mitzvot, clarifying to them that the Torah must be kept intact, without adding or subtracting any precept, and reminding them of the sad end of those who participated in the sin of idolatry and promiscuity of “Bal Peor”, as opposed to those who […]

Parashat Devarim

We begin the book of Devarim, in which Moses, before his death, tells his disciple Yehoshua that he must lead Bnei Yisrael to the Promised Land with courage: “Do not be afraid, for Hashem will fight for you”, for just as He annihilated the two “Amorite” kings, He will also destroy the other peoples. But […]

Parashat Matot

In this week’s Parashah, God orders Moshe before his death to take revenge on the people of Midian for inciting Am Israel to engage in idolatry and promiscuity, which led to the death of 24,000 members of Am Israel. The Midianim and their cities were destroyed. Subsequently, God orders Moshe to divide the spoils, one […]

Parashat Bekukotai

“If you follow my statutes and keep my precepts, then I will give you rain in its season”… What is the difference between statutes and precepts? Thousands of years ago, our Sages already explained the difference: statutes are acts criticized by the people, since they apparently have no obvious logic, such as the consumption of […]