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The weekly Torah portion in the streets of Jerusalem. Book of Deuteronomy.

Parashat Ki Tetze

  Ki Tetze is a portion that inhabits a huge number of commandments – more that any other portion of the Torah. Some took the trouble and found as many as seventy-four commandments in the portion. Among other issues the

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Parashat Devarim

“These are the words Moses spoke to all Israel across the Jordan in the wilderness in the Arabah opposite Suph”. These are the opening words of “Devarim” (Hebrew for words) the first Parasha in the Book of Deuteronomy (Called the

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Parashat Shoftim

The Parasha of Shoftim deals with a variety of issues. Rules for the conducting of a king, the theory of law and justice and a broken necked heifer are only examples for some of the subjects. I decided to refer

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Parashat Ekev

Parashat Ekev holds an interesting claim. It says that it is acceptable to worship God and fulfill his commandments while hoping for some kind of a reward. One does not become a lesser Jew if he observes the commandments in

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My week

  • 24.5.2017
Mahane Yehuda market. Jerusalem.
שוק מחנה יהודה. ירושלים.
  • 24.5.2017
"And thoh shalt love" flag at the inclusive Jerusalem day parade.
דגל "ואהבת" במצעד יום ירושלים המכיל.
  • 23.5.2017
Aladdin's cave in the Shuk (market) of the old city. Jerusalem.
מערת הקסמים של אלאדין בשוק בעיר העתיקה. ירושלים.
  • 22.5.2017
Yad Lakashish.
Jerusalem.
יד לקשיש. ירושלים.
  • 21.5.2017
The flag of the Israeli armored corps. Latrun.
דגל חיל השריון. לטרון.
  • 20.5.2017
Hebrew union college. Jerusalem.
בניין ההיברו יוניון קולג׳. ירושלים.
  • 19.5.2017
יד לילד ביד ושם. ירושלים.
The children memorial at Yad Vashem. Jerusalem.

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