R'eih

רְאֵה
See [This Day I Set Before You Blessing and Curse]

Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17

When Is R'eih Read?

/ 25 Av 5780
/ 29 Av 5781
/ 30 Av 5782

Summary

  • God places both blessing and curse before the Israelites. They are taught that blessing will come through the observance of God’s laws. (11:26–32)
  • Moses’ third discourse includes laws about worship in a central place (12:1–28); injunctions against idolatry (12:29–13:19) and self-mutilation (14:1–2); dietary rules (14:3–21); and laws about tithes (14:22–25), debt remission (15:1–11), the release and treatment of Hebrew slaves (15:12–18), and firstlings (15:19–23).
  • Moses reviews the correct sacrifices to be offered during the Pilgrim Festivals—Pesach, Sukkot, and Shavuot. (16:1-17)

Ten Minutes of Torah: R'eih Commentary

Economic scales

What Torah Says about Economic Equity

By: Rabbi Max Chaiken

The word “economics” often evokes stock markets, exchange rates, global trade, and unemployment. But whether we are talking about buying groceries or the national debt, our material welfare and well-being have been of paramount concern since the beginning of human existence.

Therefore, it is no...

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