TorahScope – V’et’chanan – I pleaded – “Call Upon Him!” – 30 July, 2017

V’et’chanan I pleaded Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11 Isaiah 40:1-26 “Call Upon Him!” by Mark Huey mark@outreachisrael.net V’et’channan is one of the most compelling Torah portions in the entire annual cycle. With a reiteration of the Decalogue[1] and the Shema[2] being just two of the many words that are declared, the commentaries written about this critical juncture in the sojourn of Ancient … Continue reading TorahScope – V’et’chanan – I pleaded – “Call Upon Him!” – 30 July, 2017

V’yishlach (He sent)

V'yishlach (He sent) Genesis 32:3-36:43 Hosea 11:7-12:12 (A) Obadiah 1:1-21 (S) "Silence of the Limping" Once again, students of the Torah are challenged when meditating on our weekly portions, which I have found to contain a wealth of information to contemplate. When I sit down to write my Torah commentaries, the choice of a subject … Continue reading V’yishlach (He sent)