Eikev

Eikev

We would love to read your vort. Click "Submit your Vort" to send us your vort.

Read more

This is THE year (short vort)

There's a bit of a discrepancy in one of our psukim this week. 11;12 says that the Land of Israel is "a land which HaShem your G-D seeks always, always are the eyes of HaShem your G-D on it from the beginning of THE year (HAshana) until the end of…

Read more

shortening "The Longest Distance In The World"

In last week's dvar Torah on parshat Ekev, we quoted Rav Yisrael Salanter who said: The longest distance in the world is between a person's mind and their heart." We said that this explains why some people now what's right, but they don't put it into practice. Hashem knows how…

Read more

Abomination! [short vort]

There is an especially enlightning Targum this week which is worth focusing on. The Torah calls the idol worship and gold & silver of the (imoral) nations of the land "to'eva" - which literally means abomination. The Targum translates [/explains] this word with the word 'merachaka' - meaning that which…

Read more

The Longest Distance In The World

Have you ever met someone who knew right from wrong but was still a bad person?
Sure you have. We all have. And it's hard to understand sometimes. If they knew what is right, why did they do the wrong thing? It seems illogical! It just doesn't add up.
But the…

Read more