Hashem’s Name

Re'eh – Climbing God's Mountain

Why does the Torah command the people of Israel to place the blessings and curses on mountains? What is the concept of a mountain? What is the connection between ratzon-will and shemo-God’s name? How does  a false prophet have the ability to perform a true miracle? How does one use that power in its proper…

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Ekev – Inheriting the Land

When it comes to inheriting the land of Israel, why does the Torah repeatedly stress that it is not in the merit of anything that the Jewish people have done? What does it mean that we are redeemed and given Israel ‘for the sake of Hashem’s name?’ What does it mean that the fruit trees…

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