Posts tagged Promised Land

Ki Tavo – Torah In Haiku

Ki Tavo

We enter a land … Flowing with milk and honey … But not any oil — Three times in this week’s portion we read familiar words to describe the land our ancestors are about to enter: Deuteronomy 26:9 – God brought us to this place and gave us this land, a land flowing with milk […]

Mas’ei (Travels)

Mas'ei - Travels

Numbers 33:1 to 36:17 The travels of the Israelites are about to end. They are camped just outside of Canaan. At this point, God tells Moses what the people must do to have a successful life in the Promised Land. “These were the marches of the Israelites who started out from the land of Egypt, […]

Sh’lach L’cha(Send to you...

Biblical Scouts

Numbers 13:1 to 15:41 After God asks Moses to send scouts to explore the Promised Land, the scouts return with an unfavorable report. One wonders why God punishes the people for their response of wanting to return to Egypt. “The Eternal One spoke to Moses, saying, “Send notables to scout the land of Canaan, which […]

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