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Torah Talk for Parashat Eikev

August 24, 2016 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, Moshe continues his speech to the Bnei Yisrael, reminding them to keep Hashem’s commandments when they enter the land of Israel.

Chapter 8, verses 3-10 describe a literal or metaphorical partnership between Hashem and the Jewish people and the dichotomy between our physical and spiritual existences. These verses open with the principle, “The human does not live by bread only,” or as the aphorism is most commonly known, “Man does not live by bread alone.” Read more >