Ki Tavo

Ki Tavo 5773 – Gilayon #813

SHABBAT SHALOM (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Ki Tavo In the morning you will say, 'would that it were evening,' And in the evening you will say, 'Would that it were morning,' from your heart's fright with which you will be afraid and from the sight of your eyes that you will see. (Devarim 28:67)   And your life will dangle before you, meaning to say, because of the danger in which they live, to the point where they fear day and night, and have no confidence in...

Ki Tavo 5772 – Gilayon #765

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Ki Tavo Bread you did not eat, And wine and strong drink you did not drink, So that you might know that i am the lord your god (Devarim 29:5)   "Bread you did not eat, and wine and strong drink you did not drink" – you did not eat it in order to live from it, for your primary sustenance was the manna, "that you know that I am the Lord your God" who sustains...

Ki Tavo 5771 – Gilayon #717

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Ki Tavo In the morning you will say "Would that it were evening" And in the evening you will say "Would that it were morning" From your heart's fright with which you will be afraid And from the sight of your eyes that you will see. (Devarim 28:67)   And your life will dangle before you: This refers to the danger from the enemies in whose midst they dwell; they will fear day and night and not...

Ki Tavo 5770 – Gilayon #665

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Ki Tavo You shall be blessed when you come, and you shall be blessed when you depart. (Devarim 28:6)   Blessed will you be when you come, and blessed will you be when you depart: May your departure from the world be as free of sin as was your entry into the world. (Rashi ad loc, Judaica Press translation)   Blessed will you be when you come, and blessed will you be when you depart – To...

Ki Tavo 5768 – Gilayon #567

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Ki Tavo THE LORD WILL LEAD YOU AND YOUR KING WHOM YOU WILL HAVE ESTABLISHED OVER YOU, TO A NATION UNKNOWN TO YOU OR YOUR FATHERS; AND THERE, YOU WILL SERVE OTHER DEITIES OF WOOD AND STONE. (Devarim 28:36)   And there you will worship gods, man's handiwork This is the greatest of punishments; none of the torments that befall a man are harsh compared to this evil and bitter disease in which the soul sinks...

Ki Tavo 5767 – Gilayon #512

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Ki Tavo YOU WILL GROPE AT MIDDAY, AS THE BLIND MAN GROPES IN THE DARK, AND YOU WILL BE UNSUCCESSFUL IN YOUR WAYS. YOU WILL BE ONLY OPPRESSED AND ROBBED ALL THE DAYS, AND NO ONE WILL SAVE . (Devarim 28:29)   You will grope at midday You will be seeking good advice regarding the alleviation of your troubles but there will be no one amongst you who speaks the truth, like...

Ki Tavo 5766 – Gilayon #463

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Ki Tavo THE LORD WILL OPEN UP FOR YOU HIS BOUNTEOUS STORE, THE HEAVENS, TO PROVIDE RAIN FOR YOUR LAND IN SEASON AND TO BLESS ALL YOUR UNDERTAKINGS. YOU WILL BE CREDITOR TO MANY NATIONS, BUT DEBTOR TO NONE. THE LORD WILL MAKE YOU THE HEAD, NOT THE TAIL; YOU WILL ALWAYS BE AT THE TOP AND NEVER AT THE BOTTOM – IF ONLY YOU OBEY AND FAITHFULLY OBSERVE THE COMMANDMENTS OF THE LORD YOUR...

Ki Tavo 5765 – Gilayon #413

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parshat Ki Tavo WHEN YOU ENTER THE LAND THAT THE LORD YOUR GOD IS GIVING YOU AS A HERITAGE, AND YOU POSSESS IT AND SETTLE IN IT, YOU SHALL TAKE SOME OF EVERY FIRST FRUIT OF THE SOIL, WHICH YOU HARVEST FROM THE LAND THAT THE LORD YOUR GOD IS GIVING YOU, PUT IT IN A BASKET AND GO TO THE PLACE WHERE THE LORD YOUR GOD WILL CHOOSE TO ESTABLISH HIS NAME. (Devarim 26:1-2)  ...

Ki Tavo 5764 – Gilayon #357

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parashat Ki Tavo THE LORD WILL DRIVE YOU, AND YOUR KING WHOM YOU HAVE SET OVER YOU, TO A NATION UNKNOWN TO YOU OR YOUR FATHERS, WHERE YOU SHALL SERVE OTHER GODS, OF WOOD AND STONE. (Devarim 28:36)     And reign alone over us, with kindness and mercy The scribe Shafan also told the king, "The priest Hilkiah has given me a scroll," and Shafan read from it to the king. When the king heard...

Ki Tavo 5763 – Gilayon #306

Shabbat Shalom The weekly parsha commentary – parshat (link to original page) Click here to receive the weekly parsha by email each week. Parashat Ki Tavo NOW MOSHE AND THE ELDERS OF ISRAEL  COMMANDED THE PEOPLE, SAYING: AND IT SHALL BE: AT THE TIME THAT YOU CROSS THE JORDAN INTO THE LAND THAT THE LORD YOUR GOD IS GIVING YOU, YOU ARE TO SET UP FOR YOURSELF GREAT STONES AND ARE TO PLASTER THEM WITH PLASTER; YOU ARE TO WRITE ON THEM ALL THE WORDS OF THIS INSTRUCTION, WHEN YOU CROSS OVER, IN ORDER THAT YOU MAY ENTER THE...