In this shiur, Mrs. Shira Smiles examines three different acronyms used to describe the month of Elul. In this class, Mrs. Smiles focuses on the verse, “Ina Le’yado, V’Samti Lecha”. Mrs. Smiles explains how Elul is the place we run to when we realize how inadequate our service of Hashem has become. Through ELul, Hahem […]
Hart Levine, who helps foster grassroots Jewish experiences on campuses through The Heart 2 Heart Project, explains an interpretation of Ki Teitzei that talks about reconnecting to wayward members of your flock, not of livestock, but of your Jewish community.
You are standing this day all of you before Hashem your G-d: your heads, your tribes, your elders, and your officers, even all the men of Israel, your little ones, your wives, and your stranger that is in the midst of your camp, from the hewer of your wood unto the drawer of your water; […]
In Deuteronomy 24, we encounter for the first time the explicit statement of a law of far-reaching significance: “Parents shall not be put to death for children, nor children who put to death for parents: a person shall be put to death only for his own crime. (Deut. 24:16)” We have strong historical evidence as […]