Welcome to Parshas Re’eh! It’s the fourth Parsha in the Book of Devarim, a.k.a. Mishneh Torah. Mishneh Torah means “a repetition of the Torah,” but it’s more than just a review of the previous 4 books! It’s those points in the Torah Moshe Rabbeinu decided that need to be repeated, again and again and again, in preparation of a new era – a new generation entering the Holy Land!
Building a strong building requires a solid foundation, and that was accomplished in the first three Parshiyos, where Moshe laid down the “foundation,” the major points of Judaism, including the Ten Commandments, Shema, and more.
Now with this foundation in place, it’s time to “build the building” – it’s time for instructions for Bnei Yisrael’s new life in Eretz Yisrael. In Parshas Re’eh we find two major themes:
In addition, Moshe reviews the laws of Kosher and much more! There’s never a dull moment, so hold on tight for this week’s Parsha – Re’eh. SEE for yourself.