NITZAVIM (you are standing)

Deuteronomy 29:10 אתם You stand this day before יהוה your Elohim; your captains of your tribes, your elders and your officers and all the men of Israel. C-MATS Question: What is important about the verse, “אתם You stand this day before יהוה your Elohim”? You have provoked the Omnipresent to anger many times, yet He has not made an end …

SHOFTIM (Judges)

Deuteronomy 16:18 Appoint judges and officers for all your gates in your cities, which יהוה your Elohim gives you, tribe by tribe: and they will judge את־ the people with righteous judgment. Question: What kind of judges must be appointed? The mere appointment of persons to staff the courts is not sufficient; they must be qualified and righteous, so that …

Re’eh (See!)

Deuteronomy 11:26 I set before you this day a blessing and a curse; 27 את־ blessing, if you obey the commandments of יהוה your Elohim, which I command אתכֶם you this day. C-MATS Question: Do we have a choice whether we obtain a blessing or a curse? Freedom of choice has been granted to every man: if he desires to …