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Eikev – Torah in Haiku

Eikev – Torah in Haiku

Give thanks to your God … When you have eaten your fill … Birkat Hamazon — Deuteronomy 8:10 When you have eaten your fill, give thanks to Adonai your God for the good land which has been given you. In Eikev we are commanded to give thanks for God’s bounty. This verse is part of […]

Eikev (Because or Results)


Deuteronomy 7:12 to 11:25 Moses tells the Israelites that they are about to enter a land of plenty. But, they must always remember that success in the land is a result of the partnership including their efforts and the resources God has provided. Both are needed for success. This week’s text continues the second address […]

Eikev – Torah In Haiku

  It sounds familiar … Almost like V’ehavta … But something’s different — Last week’s portion included these words, which are part of V’ehavta: Deuteronomy 6:5-9 You shall love Adonai your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. These words which I command you this day shall […]

Eikev (Because)


Deuteronomy 7:12 to 11:25 Moses tells the Isrealites that they are about to enter a land with all the resources they will need. But, they must remember all that God has done for them and that their future riches would not be possible without the assistance of the Eternal. Continuing his discourses to the Isrealites […]

Eikev -Torah in Haiku


BREAD IS NOT ENOUGH … THE WORDS THAT G-D SPEAKS TO US … CAN NOURISH OUR SOULS —- Deut 8:3 – “… man does not live by bread only, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of G-d does man live.” Ed Nickow | The Torah In Haiku Twitter Facebook

Eikev (Because)


Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25 This week we read a passage that is part of the traditional V’ahavta prayer. It states that if we worship God and obey the laws and commandments of Torah, success will follow. But, if we don’t, our success will end. Why was this passage omitted from the Reform Movement’s prayer book? “And […]

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