You shall surely open your hand to your brother, to your poor, and to your destitute in your Land.
פָּתֹחַ תִּפְתַּח אֶת יָדְךָ לְאָחִיךָ לַעֲנִיֶּךָ וּלְאֶבְיֹנְךָ בְּאַרְצֶךָ
pa-to-AKH teef-TAKH at yad-KHA le-ah-khee-KHA la-ah-nee-eh-KHA oo-le-ev-yon-KHA be-ahr-tze-KHA
CFOIC provided this stunning photograph of the community of Hemdat in Samaria. CFOIC has been instrumental in supporting the children of Hemdat in important and creative ways – find out how you can help the residents of Hemdat by clicking here!
This week’s portion called “Re’eh” (Deut. 11:26-16:17) discusses miracle workers, false prophets and other “spiritual” forces that appeal to the masses in every generation. When our friends, and even leaders who we otherwise respect, begin preaching messages that seem unfamiliar and foreign to us, how do we know who and what to believe??