Category Archives: Re’eh

A Brief Note on the Jew and Society

Parsha Re’eh continues the record of Moses’ final teachings to the Children of Israel. He approaches a number of discrete topics. Some are esoteric – for example, the laws of redeemed offerings and consecrated meat. Other of the teachings remain central … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Deuteronomy/Devarim, Re'eh | Leave a comment

A Brief Note on First Principles – Parsha Re’eh

Parsha Re’eh records a series of discrete lessons. There is no overt relationship amongst the fifty-five laws promulgated in the text. Some are esoteric in nature while others, such as the laws of Kashrut and Shemmitah, remain active. The laws of … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Deuteronomy/Devarim, Re'eh | Leave a comment