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Re’eh: Look for what you must do

Re’eh Well, that’s encouraging, but 3 verses later we read, “If , however, there is a needy person among you…” (Deut 15:7), but hang on. Four verses later we read, “There will never cease to be needy ones in your … Continue reading

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Re’eh: Find a way out of no way

“There shall be no needy among you.” (Deut 15:4) “If however there is a needy person among you, one of your kinsmen in any of your settlements in the land…do not harden your heart and shut your hand against your … Continue reading

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Re’eh: Blessings and Curses

Hello, again. It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  I sort of dropped out for a while, stopped writing weekly, stopped blogging, stopped writing anything but my paid monthly column in the Chicago JUF News.  I’m sorry I didn’t make some … Continue reading

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Re’eh: practice makes perfect

“You shall not act at all as we now act here, each householder as he pleases, because you have not yet come to the allotted haven that your God is giving you…”  (Deut. 12:8) So, this caught my eye when … Continue reading

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Re’eh: I can see clearly now

Choosing can be tough. There are rarely any do-overs on the big decisions, so you really can’t do the experiment and see which was the better choice.  And besides, what kind of decision-maker are you, anyway?  Do you consider carefully, … Continue reading

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Re’eh 5770

I met my first boyfriend in college.  He was a tall, gorgeous blond Lutheran swimmer.  We had never really met anyone like the other before, and we spent a lot of time discussing the differences in our backgrounds.  He came … Continue reading

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