Posts tagged B’chukotai

B’chukotai (Follow My Laws)


Leviticus 26:1 to 27:34 As we read the listing of “blessing and curses” this week, we ask: How can this listing apply to a 21st Century world? In addition to providing specific blessings and curses, Torah also tells us why it can apply more today than ever before. In this, the last parsha of Leviticus, […]

B’har / B’chukotai (On th...


B’har – Leviticus 25:1 to 26:2 B’chukotai – Leviticus 26:3 to 27:34 The Sabbatical year (every 7 years) and Jubilee Year (every 50 years) are explained. The comments that follow show the effects of these celebrations on the people of Israel. Again we have a double portion. These parshot conclude the book of Leviticus. B’har […]

B’chukotai-Torah In Haiku

​ The ultimate curse? … “The sound of a driven leaf … Shall put them to flight” —— Leviticus 26:36-37 – “As for those of you who survive [the land’s desolation], I will cast a faintness into their hearts in the land of their enemies. The sound of a driven leaf shall put them to flight. Fleeing […]

B’chukotai – (Follow my laws)

Leviticus 26:3 to 27:14 Torah provides us with a list of “blessings and curses” that seem to apply only to the Biblical past. But, if we consider that the actions we take have consequences, the blessings and curses and the actions we take can have great impact on our lives. “If you follow My laws […]

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