R'eih

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

Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17

When Is R'eih Read?

/ 29 Av 5781
/ 30 Av 5782
/ 25 Av 5783

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

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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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Parshat R'eih: A Music Video Based on Moses's Words to the Israelites

Chanan Rosin, of the Jerusalem band Majuda, sings about life and how to live it in Torah Parshat Re'eh. Blessings in your life and on the land can be yours, a father tells his infant twins...and Moses tells the Children of Israel...if only they will follow the advice of another "parent." Enjoy this video and more with BimBam. 

Listen to Podcasts About R'eih

Listen to Rabbi Rick Jacobs discuss Parashat R'eih in these episodes of his podcast, On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah.

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Fighting Poverty

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