Category Archives: Reflections on the Haftorah

And With Kindness

And With Kindness   “I will betroth you to Me forever, I will betroth you to Me with righteousness, with justice, with kindness and with mercy. I will betroth you to Me with faithfulness and you will know Hashem” (Hosea … Continue reading

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Condition of the Heart

Condition of the Heart   In this week’s haftora (selected reading from the prophets), the Prophet speaks of the great merit of trusting in God and conversely the terrible consequences of trusting in man (Jeremiah 17:5-8). In the very next … Continue reading

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Destiny of a Nation

Destiny of a Nation   The selection of the prophets (Jeremiah 32:6-27) that we read in association with Parshas Behar (Leviticus 25:1 – 26:2) describes an event that took place during the waning days of the First Temple. Jeremiah the … Continue reading

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